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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.


Civil Rights and Civil Wrongs: The Black History of Portland, Oreogn

Experience Oregon classrooom curriculum, The Oregon Historical Society


Interview on Education Talk Radio:


“The Cottonwood School: Place-based Edcuation”
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”

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