University of Vermont


Grounding Sustainability Education in Place and Community: Stories about What's Possible

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Aiken Center, Room 102

Greg is Professor of Teacher Education at Lewis and Clark. His current writing and research revolves around the practice of place-and community-based education. This approach to education focuses on using local knowledge, phenomena, and experience as the foundation for teaching and learning. He is a fellow of the National Educational Policy Center based at the University of Colorado-Boulder, serves on the board of the Rural School and Community Trust, and is a founding member of the Environmental Middle School in Portland. He is the author of several books with his most recent, "Place- and Community-based Education in Schools" (2010) co-written with David Sobel.

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