Learn how to incorporate place-based learning within
your instruction to allow ALL students to apply their factual knowledge in
practical, meaningful ways within a relevant context.
1. Construct a deeper understanding of the content presented in state curriculum standards; 2. View experiential learning events as a critical aspect of science education in their classrooms; and 3. Discover how investigations of local natural phenomena can serve as the foundation on which investigations of more distant or abstract phenomena can be constructed.
Robbie Higdon (James Madison University: Harrisonburg, VA)