Authentic Community Based Learning in New York City: an Holistic Model using the Billion Oyster Project and Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration Science

@article{Birney2017AuthenticCB,
  title={Authentic Community Based Learning in New York City: an Holistic Model using the Billion Oyster Project and Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration Science},
  author={Lauren B. Birney and Denise McNamara},
  journal={Journal of education and human development},
  year={2017},
  volume={6}
}
Educators continue to seek the elusive silver bullet when trying to determine what will work for their students. Regardless of the setting – urban or rural, elite or poverty stricken, mainstream, self-contained or CTT, traditional or progressive, the main goal of the educator is to grab the students’ attention with content that is relevant, vital and situated in the students’ realm of interest. Each of the educational philosophers has their unique spin on what drives learning but many point to… Expand

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