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  • Monday April 10, 2017
  • Fostering Pride for Place through Hands-to-Work

    Hands-to-work is yet another way we plant the seeds of social responsibility in our students, an ethic that they can take with them wherever they go once they leave Teton Science Schools. From Field Education participants who may have only been on campus for a few days, to directors who have been with TSS for over a decade, we all form part of one unified community bound by a thread of stewardship.
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  • Friday February 10, 2017
  • Pre-K Investigates: How Do We Know We Are Grown-up?

    This month, the Journeys School pre-kindergarten class has been researching the important question: "what makes someone a grown-up?"
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  • Monday November 21, 2016
  • Telling Stories

    Stories can engage us and transform the way we look at the world and the people around us. Stories can also exclude and diminish those left out. My hope is that we can reconcile these two concepts by telling expansive and truth-seeking stories, stories that capture the imagination while building empathy for all players, stories that originate within our own perspective but link us to more.
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  • Friday November 11, 2016
  • Dino Facts from the Journeys School Pre-K

    Last Thursday, I had the privilege of interviewing the pre-kindergartners on one of their #1 passions: Dinosaurs!
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  • Monday August 29, 2016
  • Putting Place at the Center

    Place-Based Education (PBE) is at the core of Teton Science Schools’ programs and defines our approach to achieving our mission. TSS lies at the intersection of classroom education, field education, and educator development. All of our programs integrate learning with place to increase engagement, learning outcomes, and community involvement.
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  • Monday August 8, 2016
  • Layers of Learning

    The layers of learning at Teton Science Schools are as complex and beautiful as the rock layers depicted on the geological maps of Jackson Hole. These layers of learning are the fabric of the TSS experience and a catalyst to the multiplier effect of the TSS mission.
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