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Schools That Change Communities (58:22)

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A few public schools across the country are trying a different approach to engaging their students in the learning process: using the surrounding communities and neighborhoods as classrooms. This creates not only a different type of learning environment, but also a different kind of student. This program showcases a diverse range of K-12 public schools across five states that have the potential to refocus the national debate around the direction that educational reform should take.

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Schools That Change Communities


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A few public schools across the country are trying a different approach to engaging their students in the learning process: using the surrounding communities and neighborhoods as classrooms. This creates not only a different type of learning environment, but also a different kind of student. This program showcases a diverse range of K-12 public schools across five states that have the potential to refocus the national debate around the direction that educational reform should take.

Length: 59 minutes

Item#: EDP169142

ISBN: 978-1-64481-773-5

Copyright date: ©2012

Closed Captioned

Reviews & Awards

”As a teaching tool the film is perfect. It is not only inspirational but provides a range of powerful examples with enough nuance and detail to serve as guides for action.” —Ethan Lowenstein, Professor, Teacher Education, Eastern Michigan University

"…beautifully illustrates the power of the partnership between communities and schools…” —Susan Meyers, Former Dean, College of Education, San Jose State University

“This is a fantastic introduction – the best I've ever experienced – to existing and potential links between schools and communities…It should be seen by as many educators and community leaders as possible.” —David Greenwood, Canada Research Chair in Environmental Education, Lakehead University, Ontario, Canada

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