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Into the Field: A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching

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Publisher Comments:

Into the Field provides teachers with curriculum ideas for engaging students in the natural and cultural history of their communities. The book is both theoretical and practical, combining pedagogical background on why field work enhances educational experiences with the nuts and bolts details of how one gets started.

About the Author

Clare Walker Leslie is a nationally recognized wildlife artist, naturalist, educator, and author of five books, including Nature Journaling: Learning to Observe and Connect with the World Around You.

John Tallmadge is core professor in literature and environmental studies at the Graduate College of the Union Institute. He is the author of Meeting the Tree of Life. Tom Wessels, a terrestrial ecologist, is director of the Environmental Biology Program at Antioch New England Graduate School. He is the author of Reading the Forested Landscape: A Natural History of New England.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: "To Learn from Wood and Stone," Ann Zwinger
  • "Writing as a Window into Nature," John Tallmadge
  • "Teaching Nature: Journaling and Observation," Clare Walker Leslie
  • "Reading the Landscape's History," Tom Wessels

Product Details

ISBN:
9780913098523
Subtitle:
A Guide to Locally Focused Teaching
Introduction:
Zwinger, Ann
Introduction:
Zwinger, Ann
Author:
Leslie, Clare Walker
Publisher:
Rowman Littlefield
Location:
Great Barrington, MA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Classroom Planning
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Science & Technology
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Social Science
Subject:
Nature study
Subject:
Environmental education
Subject:
Outdoor education
Subject:
General education.
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Nature Literacy Series
Series Volume:
03
Publication Date:
20050615
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
83
Dimensions:
8.58x5.54x.24 in. .32 lbs.

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