The focus of this helpful book is on using the community as a classroom for students to gain `real-world' experience. Neal A Glasgow offers examples of activities that utilize community resources, provides clear instruction for recruiting and using community mentors, and addresses insurance and liability issues for students who are involved in learning activities away from school. He also describes the project portfolio that students will present as part of their final assessment.
Taking the Classroom into the Real World
Changing Roles for Teachers
Looking for Help
Communicating with the Community and the Mentors
Is There Room for Something New?
Managing It All
Putting the Portfolio to Work
Examples of Mentored Project Experiences