Closing the Achievement Gap: Using the Environment as an Integrating Context for Learning
Lieberman G.A, L.L. Hoody 1998 State Education and Environment Roundtable 106p
This report, prepared by the State Education and Environment Roundtable, is the story of the schools, teachers, and students who are involved in implementing EIC programs (using the Environment as an Integrating Context for learning). It presents the results of a nationwide study; describes the major concepts and assumptions underlying EIC; explores a range of successful EIC programs across the; United States; identifies the major characteristics of successful EIC programs; and, analyzes the implications of EIC-based education for student learning and instruction.