Type of Article
Dewey and Freire were the initial champions of community engagement in the classroom. This has been refined and adopted by researchers in the development of project-based learning. This specific project includes a component of community service that contributes to the engagement of students in the project. This article chronicles the planning and development of a project as well as the impact that students had on the community. This specific type of project was designed using the SAGE acronym - Student Choice, Authenticity, Global Significance, and Exhibition.
"The Mothers of Exiles: Authentic Project-Based Learning in a Social Studies Classroom,"
MLET: The Journal of Middle Level Education in Texas:
1, Article 1.
Available at: http://scholarworks.sfasu.edu/mlet/vol3/iss1/1