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Smith Place- and Community-Based Education in Schools

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Gregory Smith, professor of teacher education, coauthors a primer and guide for educators and laypeople who are interested in advocating for or incorporating local content and experiences into schools. Place and community-based education addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community.

Routledge, 2010. 184 pages.

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