This is a short list of PBE resources. For a more complete list, visit my website at www.ourcurriculummatters.com/
Further Readings about Place-based Education
Brooke, R. (2003). Rural voices: Place-conscious education and the teaching of writing. New York: Teachers College Press.
Duffin, M., Chawla, L., Sobel, D., & PEER Associates. (2005). Place-based education and academic achievement. Retrieved November 14, 2005 from http://www.peecworks.org/PEEC/PEEC_Research/S0032637E
Elder, J. (1998). Teaching at the edge. In J. Elder (Ed.), Stories in the land: A place-based environmental education anthology (pp. 1-13). In Nature Literacy Series. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society. http://www.orionsociety.org/pages/oe/sil/1-15.pdf
Gruenewald, D. (2003a). The best of both worlds: A critical pedagogy of place. Educational Researcher, 32(4), 3-12.
Gruenewald, D. & Smith, G. (Eds) (2008). Place-based education in the global age: Local Diversity. Mahweh, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.
Harvard Graduate School of Education for the Rural Trust. (1999a). Living and learning in rural schools and communities: A report to the Annenburg Rural Challenge. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Harvard Graduate School of Education for the Rural Trust. (1999b). Living and learning in rural schools and communities: Lessons from the field. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Lusero, L. (2006). How do I get there from Denver: Examining place-based learning at the Logan School. Democracy and Education, 16, 57-60.
Perrone, V. (1998). Teacher with a heart: Reflections on Leonard Covello and community. New York: Teachers College Press.
Shelton, J. (2005). Consequential learning: A public approach to better schools. Montgomery, AL: NewSouth Books.
Smith, G. (2002a). Place-based education: Learning to be where we are. Phi Delta Kappan, 83(8), 584-594.
Smith, G. (2002b). Going Local. Educational Leadership, 60(1), 30-34.
Smith, G. (2006). Place-based education: Good for students and communities. Democracy and Education, 16, 10-15.
Smith, G., & Williams, D. (1999). Ecological education in action: On weaving education, culture, and the environment. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press.
Sobel, D. (2003). Place-based education. Great Barrington, MA: The Orion Society.
Umphreys, M. ( ) The Power of Community-Centered Education: Teaching as a Craft of Place. Rowman and Littlefield