Next Generation Science Standards and Place-Based Education: An Intrinsic Case Study of Teacher Experience
Research demonstrates that place-based education can help connect formal science standards to students' lived experiences, both in and out of school, thus increasing the relevancy of what students are learning (Dentzau, 2014). However, there has been no research conducted to date that shows how place-based practices can be integrated into curriculum developed using the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). This intrinsic case study research aims to describe elementary school teachers' experiences in integrating principles of place-based education within curricular units developed using the ...
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