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Place-Based Curriculum and Instruction: Outdoor and Environmental Education Approaches. ERIC Digest

Place-based education is a relatively new term, but progressive educators have promoted the concept for over 100 years. Place-based education usually includes conventional outdoor education and experiential methodologies as advocated by John Dewey to help students connect with their particular corner of the world.

  • Author/Creator: Woodhouse, Janice L., Knapp, Clifford E. Corp Author Eric Clearinghouse on Rural Education, Small Schools, Charleston W. V.
  • Author's address: ERIC/CRESS, P.O. Box 1348, Charleston, WV 25325-1348; Tel: 800-624-9120 (Toll Free). Full text at Web site:
  • Date Published: 12-00
  • Year: 2000

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