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Taking the Classroom Into the Community : A Guidebook - Neal A. Glasgow

Taking the Classroom Into the Community

A Guidebook

Paperback Published: 20th May 1996
ISBN: 9780803964792
Number Of Pages: 80

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The focus of this helpful book is on using the community as a classroom for students to gain `real-world' experience. Neal A Glasgow offers examples of activities that utilize community resources, provides clear instruction for recruiting and using community mentors, and addresses insurance and liability issues for students who are involved in learning activities away from school. He also describes the project portfolio that students will present as part of their final assessment.

Taking the Classroom into the Real World
One School's Approach
Changing Roles for Teachers
New Roles and Learning Outcomes
Looking for Help
Recruiting Mentors
Communicating with the Community and the Mentors
Is There Room for Something New?
Managing It All
The Portfolio
Putting the Portfolio to Work
Examples of Student Project Portfolio Evolution
Examples of Mentored Project Experiences
In Conclusion
The Future of the Classroom in the Community
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ISBN: 9780803964792
ISBN-10: 080396479X
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 80
Published: 20th May 1996
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.81 x 15.55  x 0.81
Weight (kg): 0.2