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Smith, Gregory A. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2002
Describes the characteristics, benefits, and common elements of place-based education. Identifies five thematic patterns: cultural studies, nature studies, real-world problem solving, internships and entrepreneurial opportunities, and induction into community processes. (Contains 16 references.) (PKP)
Descriptors: Community Education, Cultural Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Entrepreneurship