Source and Resources for "Grounding Learning in Place

Marie Cheak, Trudi Volk, and Harold Hungerford, Molokai: An investment in children, the community, and the environment (Champaign, Illinois: Stipes, 2002).

David Gruenewald and Gregory Smith, Place-based education in a global era: Local diversity (Mahwah, New Jersey: Erlbaum, 2007).

Michelle Hynes, “Revitalizing Economies around Cobscook Bay,” in Engaged Institutions: Impacting the Lives of Vulnerable Youth through Place-based Learning (Washington, D.C.: Rural School and Community Trust, 2003).

Jack Shelton, Consequential Learning: A Public Approach to Better Schools (Montgomery, Alabama: NewSouth Books, 2005).

Gregory Smith, “Place-based Education: Learning To Be Where We Are,” Phi Delta Kappan, 83, pp. 584-94, 2002.

David Sobel, Place-based Education: Connecting Classrooms and Communities (Great Barrington, Massachusetts: Orion, 2004).

Trudi Volk and Marie Cheak, Marie, “The Effects of an Environmental Education Program on Students, Parents, and Community,” Journal of Environmental Education 34:4, pp. 12-25, 2003.

Rural School and Community Trust at www.ruraledu.org.