Glossary of Education

Home > Glossary > Place Based Education

Place Based Education

Educational approach that draws on local history, culture, economics, environment, and circumstances as a curriculum source, sometimes with the explicit goal of connecting students to their community and thereby promoting citizenship, entrepreneurship, community sustainability, or environmental stewardship (Note: Do not confuse with "Community Education") (Note: From 2003-2004, the Descriptor "Place Based Education" was carried in the Thesaurus).
Not what you're looking for?

Questions about "Place Based Education"

Showing 1-5 of 90