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ERIC Number: ED406727
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Learning in the Community: From A to Z. A-Z Idea Book. Connections: Linking Work and Learning Series.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
A growing number of schools are using community-based learning to apply classroom learning to the real world. In so doing, students acquire the skills to become successful problem solvers and lifelong learners. This guidebook offers a variety of ideas for introducing and using community-based learning in the classroom. The suggestions are designed to help teachers give students a realistic snapshot of career options and prepare for them. The guidebook provides practical suggestions for using the campus as a learning resource; bringing the community to the classroom; linking the classroom and community electronically; and using the community as a classroom. An A-to-Z list of specific occupations describes what kinds of skills are needed and what the job is like. Contains an index and a list of other products in the Connections: Linking Work and Learning series. (LMI)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.