Evidence of Place-based Education in Costa Rican High Schools
Place-based education (PBE) is a contemporary approach to education that aims to create meaningful connections between schools, communities and local resources. It brings value to students’ learning because it is contextualized in the places that matter to their lives and creates a heightened sense of responsibility. The sense of place is the essence of PBE and it’s a personal interpretation and affiliation to the stories that places carry. However, in our modern era, this sense of places is changing to address global development priorities, rather than local. Therefore, a disconnect exists ...
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