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Alleman, Janet; Brophy, Jere – Social Studies, 1994
Contends that barriers to effective education can be overcome by using the community as a living laboratory for social studies learning. Discusses out-of-school learning opportunities that meet four criteria: (1) goal relevance; (2) appropriate level of difficulty; (3) feasibility; and (4) cost effectiveness. (CFR)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Community Involvement, Community Resources, Cultural Differences