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Sarah is Fieldwork Coordinator and Place-Based Education Specialist for The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science, so for regular fieldwork updates, please visit The Cottonwood School of Civics and Science “Stories from the Field” page.



Activating Curiosity: Oregon Historical Society K–12 Curriculum

Think Out Loud interview about Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs curriculum with Dr. Darrell Millner, June 6, 2019

Interview on Education Talk Radio:

Interview on Community Hotline with Cottonwood School Board Member, Sade Rivers:

Community Hotline 3_4_20 Cottonwood School of Civics and Science from MetroEast Community Media.



Sarah Anderson was on a panel following a keynote by David Sobel entitled “Making School More Like a Farmer’s Market”

Keynote address at Antioch University’s Inside Outside Conference

October 24, 2020

Fostering Civic Action through Local History – Sarah Anderson

July, 2020



Planting the Seeds for Engaged 21st Century Citizens: Civic Education in the Primary Grades at the Cottonwoods School of Civics and Science, winter 2020

“The Cottonwood School: Place-based Education”
Design Museum Foundation Dec 10, 2019

“Middle Schooler Thrive on Place-based Learning”
MiddleWeb June 11, 2019

“Connecting Students to the World through Food Studies”
Ed Week April 22, 2019

“Place-Based Education: Think Globally, Teach Locally”
Ed Week July 10, 2018 6:27 AM

Teaching Tolerance
, 2011-2013, more than 20 blog posts published on website

“Go Local! Learning In and Outside the Classroom”, Yes! Magazine online
posted September 17, 2012

Community Works Journal, contributing author 2008-2017

Green Schools National Network

“Building Diverse Perspectives through Place-based Education”

Bringing School to Life Helps Teachers Implement Place-based Education in the Classroom”

Bringing School to Life Helps Teachers Implement Place-Based Education in the Classroom

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