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Bridging Vision

FEATURED ESSAYS
•Educating for Sustainability
•Discovering Community
•Of Place and Education

ARTICLES
•Intergenerational Media Collaboration in Kentucky at Appalshop
•Encouraging a Culture of Interest in Others: American and Russian Children Connect
•Bridging Generations Through Photography
•Engaging High School Students in Primary Research
•A Literacy Project from Bulgaria
•Digging Deeper in Compton, California
•Community Day at the IT Academy
•Water Within Their World
•Chickens in the Classroom: A Lesson in Place

LITERACY CORNER
Home Sweet Homeplace

RESOURCES
Six Inches to England: An Anthology of International Children’s Stories



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The Professional and the Personal

FEATURED ESSAYS
•Educating for Sustainability
•Discovering Community
•Of Place and Education

ARTICLES
•Gathering for Purpose
•Community Sustainability as a Campus-Wide Experience
•After the Bridge: A Visit to the Penn Center
•"We Glad Fa See Oonah"
•Nature Journals: An Enduring Marriage of Art & Literature
•Reading and Learning as a Community-Wide Initiative
•Inspiring New Teachers in Lousiana
•Half a World Away

LITERACY CORNER
•The Nature of Cities: Urban Roosts and Other Adventures

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Going to School–Ir ala Escuela


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Touching the Heart of Place

FEATURED ESSAYS
•Educating for Sustainability
•Discovering Community
•Of Place and Education

ARTICLES
• Touching the Heart of Place
• Intersections: A City of Stories
• Environmental and Multicultural Education: Bridging the Gap
• Learning to Read Nature's Book
• The Power of Art in the Preservation of Community
• Dear Pop: Building Community from an Empty Classroom

RESOURCES
• Coseed
Project Seasons

LITERACY CORNER
with Nancy Ancharski



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The Measure of Success

FEATURED ESSAYS
•Educating for Sustainability
•Discovering Community
•Of Place and Education

ARTICLES
Evaluation as a Learning: Experience at Howard University; Intervening Evidence: Making the Case for Service-Learning; A Collaborative Enterprise:
The Making of Common Ground; Giving Voice to An Image; Teachers Sharing Responsibility: Partnerships For Learning in Japan; Finding Understanding: Peer Tutors Help New Teen Immigrants; Learning from Nature in the Urban Wilds

RESOURCES
Tactics of Hope: The Public Turn
in English Composition
; Patchwork: Stories of Gardens and Community

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The Power of Collaboration

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
Pooling Knowledge in the Collaborative Spirit; Redeeming Place: A Letter from the Mississippi Delta; After the Asphalt: A San Francisco Alliance; A Fourth Grade Plants Hope in the Egyptian Desert; Learning through Collaboration: An Interview with Fern Tavalin; Portrait of a Rural Teacher; Getting Started with Primary Resources –WITH regular featured essays on “Educating for Sustainability,” "Discovering Community" and “Of Place And Education.”

FEATURED RESOURCES:
Youth Planning Charrettes, Community Lessons, and our Literacy Corner


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Teaching For Community

Special expanded reflection issue
A Limited Print Edition of this very special full color issue is available for $6 per copy, or $3.50 per copy for 20 or more. Use our Downloadable Order Form, call 909-480-3966, or email us

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
Written by teachers and accompanied by student work and photos, this special expanded reflection edition of Community Works Journal, features essays and reflections accompanied by curriculum overviews that highlight the importance of place, service, and sustainability to a relevant and meaningful education.



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Putting Place In Education

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
Educating for Sustainability; Discovering Community; On Place and Education–An excerpt from David Sobel's new book; Leftover Lessons: Worm Farmers Get Hooked; Sustainable Schools Project; Teaching History Connected to Place; Discovering the Stories in Our Own Backyards; Museum Workshops Come Alive; "Views From the Field"; Experienced Reflections

FEATURED RESOURCES
Connect MagazineMillennial ManifestoOrion Grassroots Network Growing Ventures: Starting a School Garden BusinessThe Worm Cafe: A Classroom Project



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Summer Gleanings

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
Retrospective of Summer Institute 2003; Cultures and Community–Video Voyages; Hands-on History Ideas; Sustaining Service-Learning–Lessons From a Decade of Change; Bus Bully Project

FEATURED RESOURCES
Teaching Children to Care, Publishing with Students, ValleyQuest, and more.




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Creating Sustainable Communities

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
I Just Want to Start Digging!; 4th Graders Learn from Their Community; Youth Leaders in Montana; Our People, Our Town; Harvesting Edible Curriculum

FEATURED RESOURCES
Charting the Hero's Journey; Civics and Service A-Z, Learning from Experience, and more.


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