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  • Sunday June 5, 2016
  • Rhodes College Maymester Program Begins at the Kelly Campus

    This week the Maymester Rocky Mountain Ecology program kicks off at the Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools. Fourteen students from Rhodes College will be spending the next four weeks in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem learning about the ecology, natural history, and social-ecological systems of this place and receiving college credit from Rhodes for their work.
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  • Monday May 23, 2016
  • The Efficacy of Field-Based Education

    In the summer of 2014, I found myself a few miles up Slough Creek in Yellowstone National Park watching a sow and two grizzly bear cubs saunter through the marsh. Their presence was quiet and graceful; the group of us, 15 undergraduate students and four instructors, including me, became transfixed.
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  • Friday May 13, 2016
  • Place-Based Education Symposium: Communities as Learning Environments

    As the emergence of personalized learning, project-based learning, and deeper learning increases, the time is right to connect learning to communities in authentic and meaningful ways. A place-based education approach can connect learning models, increase the power of our educational system, and provide a foundation for a thriving democracy.
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  • Friday May 6, 2016
  • Aspen Announce Spring

    What causes trees to recognize spring and break bud differs by species, but is typically a combination of a long winter chill, warming spring temperatures, and increased day length, or photoperiod. One particular tree that was leafless just a week ago, but now has small green leaves emerging is the quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides).
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  • Monday April 11, 2016
  • We're All In!

    For the first time in Teton Science Schools' 49-year history, we are “all in” in supporting the organization philanthropically. By “we,” I mean parents of Teton Valley Community School and Journeys School students, as well as every full-time employee throughout the organization.
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  • Monday April 4, 2016
  • Envisioning an Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Teton Science Schools

    Why are diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) important for Teton Science Schools? What does an equitable, diverse, and inclusive TSS look like?
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