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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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  • Wednesday August 17, 2016
  • Celebration of Learning

    For TSS graduate students’ final assignment of the year, they are tasked with synthesizing all that they learned, experienced, and came to understand from the year into a final product. Some create written pieces and some create artistic pieces. As we celebrate the graduation of TSS’s 22nd graduate class, we’ll publish two of these culminating pieces on the blog this week. Today, we feature Sam Neirman’s poem, which he used to capture the feelings and experiences of this past year. He read the poem at a reception for all graduate students and their guests during Graduation Week.
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  • Tuesday August 16, 2016
  • Legend: Map of the Known Universe

    For TSS graduate students’ final assignment of the year, they are tasked with synthesizing all that they learned, experienced, and came to understand from the year into a final product. Some create written pieces and some create artistic pieces. As we celebrate the graduation of TSS’s 22nd graduate class, we’ll publish two of these culminating pieces on the blog this week. First, we have Nicole Gautier’s key or legend to a map of her experiences from the year, which celebrates some of her greatest and most challenging teaching moments as well as an important wildlife encounter.
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  • Monday August 15, 2016
  • Mike Szydlowski: Science Teacher, Trip Coordinator, and Exemplary TSS Partner

    Editor’s Note: Earlier this summer, Teton Science Schools’ Senior Director of Marketing and Communications Nick Delmolino sat down with Mike Szydlowski, Science Coordinator for the Columbia, Missouri Public School District. Mike was just finishing up his ninth year facilitating and managing Columbia’s summer trips with Teton Science Schools Field Education program; over those nine years, Mike has brought over 1,750 students to TSS.
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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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  • Monday July 25, 2016
  • Live in the Moment: The Legacy of Matt Jenkins

    In the summer of 2012, Matt Jenkins fulfilled a dream when he moved to the Tetons. As an AmeriCorps member, Matt shared his love of teaching and learning in the natural world with peers and students alike.
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