Now is the time for year-end giving! We are in the final push for contributions before the end of the 2010 calendar year. Thank you to all of you who have made a donation to Teton Science Schools or a specific program area in the last 12 months. Due to your support and generosity
2010 AmeriCorp volunteers have much to be proud of as they leave Teton Science Schools. Although their service to the organization and in the region formally ended on November 12, 2010 their accomplishments have left a lasting impact on the valley and those they have worked with during their time here. One example of such service occurred on November 1, 2010.
Graduate students studied Place-based Education with University of Wyoming visiting scholar Kate Welsh this Fall. The course introduced them to educational methods that use the resources of a community as the context for student learning. They were then challenged to design
In the Fall of 2010, a team of seven Teton Science Schools’ graduate students, two instructors and two faculty traveled to Saratoga, Hanna, Casper and Cheyenne, Wyoming to work in schools providing place-based, science learning experiences for students.
Salsa dancing, comparing communism and socialism, Spanish discourse on poetry, reading aloud to younger students and building online tour guides about international cities all occurred at Journeys School this week as I wandered the school. Students were not only engaged, but each was held individually responsible for his/her own learning.
In July of this year, the Conservation Research Center of Teton Science Schools received funding from the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHA) to conduct a three-year research project on mule deer responses