Place-Based Education in Middle Level Education

Bringing in and Contributing to the Local Context

Authored by: Matthew J. Irvin , Jennifer Harrist , Dodie Limberg , George J. Roy , Gina Kunz

International Handbook of Middle Level Education Theory, Research, and Policy

Print publication date:  October  2019
Online publication date:  August  2019

Print ISBN: 9780815358619
eBook ISBN: 9781351122115
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The authors discuss place-based education in middle level education, including how place-based education can be viewed as an overarching framework for several contextual and constructivist pedagogies. After reviewing the extant research literature on place-based education in middle level education, including identifying limitations of existing research and future research directions, the authors present a place-based education framework for middle level career development, which is an important future direction in the place-based education literature.

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