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The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education by [Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, Nate McClennen]

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The Power of Place: Authentic Learning Through Place-Based Education Kindle Edition

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Tom Vander Ark is an advocate for innovations in learning and the power of place. As CEO of Getting Smart, he advises school districts and networks, education foundations and funders, and impact organizations on the path forward. A prolific writer and speaker, Tom is the author of Getting Smart, Smart Cities That Work for Everyone, Smart Parents, and Better Together and has published thousands of articles as well as coauthoring more than 50 books and white papers. He writes regularly on and LinkedIn and contributes to Forbes.

Emily Liebtag helps educators and communities dream of what's possible and then helps them do what it takes to achieve it. In her role as Director, she leads Getting Smart's advocacy efforts, collaborating with educational organizations to create scalable strategies, thought leadership campaigns, industry research, and professional learning experiences.

Nate McClennen is the leader of Teton Science Schools' Place Network Schools, a comprehensive K-12 blended-learning program that combines an online learning experience with a place-based approach to help students better understand and engage in local rural communities. He was part of the founding faculty at Teton Science Schools' Journeys School in 2001 and was appointed Head of School in 2006. Nate has been part of the leadership team at Teton Science Schools since 2011. In 2015, he became the Director of Education and Innovation, focusing on how to scale the impact of Teton Science Schools through technology, innovation, design learning, and school networks.

--This text refers to the paperback edition.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B085NZJ9HW
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ ASCD (March 9 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 850 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 150 pages
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