Sarah Anderson

Educator and Author

Sarah Anderson is an educator and author specializing in place-based education and curriculum design. Previously a middle school humanities teacher, Anderson is the Fieldwork and Place-Based Education Coordinator at the Cottonwood School. She is the author of the book Bringing School to Life: Place-based Education across the Curriculum. Anderson has written for Teaching Tolerance, Education Week, Educational Leadership, and her work has been featured by Yes! Magazine and Edutopia. Listen to Sarah talk about the importance of local history education in “Fostering Civil Action through Local History” and learn more about her work at