#MichED Chat 12/3/14

Putting the Local in Learning

Wednesday 8:00 p.m.

This week we will have a conversation on putting the local in learning. Questions will revolve around:


  • Examples of place-based education
  • Community partners and education
  • Engaging partners for education in the community
  • How are community and place related to student achievement?


Moderators: Mike Posthumus (@mike_posthumus) & Mike Kaechele (@mikekaechele)


Chat Questions:

1. How does Place-based learning focus on local issues?

2. What are the similarities and differences between project-based and place-based learning?

3. How can place-based education be enhanced by active community partner engagement?

4. How can place-based education be enhanced by active community partner engagement?

5. Who is adopting place-based education into their schools and districts at scale?

6. Share some examples of place-based projects in different subjects and levels (k-college).

7. How do I take the first step in activating a place-based education project?

The #MichED Chat Team