Are the philosophies and pedagogical practices of literature-based classrooms congruent with place-based classrooms? In this paper, the author argues that not only is imaginative literature compatible with place-based philosophies, but it can become a powerful centerpiece of a curriculum aimed at educating for a sense of place and inspiring life-long readers.
Fischer, S. (2015). Playing in Literary Landscapes: Considering Children's Need for Fantasy Literature in the Place-Based Classroom. Occasional Paper Series, 2015 (33). Retrieved from http://educate.bankstreet.edu/occasional-paper-series/vol2015/iss33/3