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  • Monday February 27, 2017
  • Educating for the Ideal Student in Bhutan

    On the last day of our third place-based education workshop in Bhutan this past January, staff from the Royal Education Council were immersed in a flurry of sticky notes and passionate conversation. We had presented them with a real-world problem: In the past, winter snowfall and seasonal glacial melt has allowed Bhutan to generate hydropower for use in-country. But Bhutan has lost 20% of its glaciers in the last 20 years.
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  • Wednesday February 22, 2017
  • TSS at 50 Years: Our "Why"

    As Teton Science Schools launches into our next 50 years, we align our mission to represent the organization we have become and the world that is to be.
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  • Monday February 20, 2017
  • An Educator's Map to Teaching Strategies

    Most days as field educators, we ask students to do group work. Working cooperatively builds critical communication and collaboration skills. But at the same time, everyone who has worked in a group knows that it can also be a pain!
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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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  • Social Meets Ecological

    Can we talk about science without acknowledging human influence? Can we talk about human society without discussing our environment? Ecological Inquiry (EI), our most recent course in the TSS Graduate Program, wove together the social and the ecological as we explored the systems that drive policy and dialogue in the Mountain West.
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  • Monday February 6, 2017
  • The Pull of the Mountains

    All the places where we live and travel play important roles in forming who we are. Every city or region leads to memories that can only be connected to that particular place. Just like everyone else, I have so many places that make me into the person that I am today. The Tetons is one of those places.
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