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  • Tuesday May 31, 2016
  • What Does Service Mean to You?

    The group of ten Field Education participants arrived in a 15-passenger van to the Kelly Campus of Teton Science Schools on a warm, sunny day in mid fall. After they heard about their task and received their tools - gloves, loppers, and trash bags - they set to work with a fervor commonly reserved for those in their twenties. The only difference was that these participants, vigorously eliminating invasive thistles from several acres of Grand Teton National Park, were Road Scholars - a field group of lifelong learners with an average age of 72.
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  • Friday May 27, 2016
  • Journeys School 10th Grade Personal Projects: Tour of Teton Science School's Jackson Campus

    At Journeys School, all 10th grade students complete a Personal Project as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. Each student chooses a topic of personal interest, identifies a goal for their learning, researches their topic, creates a product to address their goal, and reflects on the process. During the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these Personal Projects on the TSS blog.
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  • Thursday May 26, 2016
  • Journeys School 10th Grade Personal Projects: Talking to Strangers

    At Journeys School, all 10th grade students complete a Personal Project as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. Each student chooses a topic of personal interest, identifies a goal for their learning, researches their topic, creates a product to address their goal, and reflects on the process. During the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these Personal Projects on the TSS blog.
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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 20, 2016
  • Journeys School 10th Grade Personal Projects: Ski Film

    At Journeys School, all 10th grade students complete a Personal Project as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. Each student chooses a topic of personal interest, identifies a goal for their learning, researches their topic, creates a product to address their goal, and reflects on the process. During the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these Personal Projects on the TSS blog.
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  • Thursday May 19, 2016
  • Journeys School 10th Grade Personal Projects: Crocheting Hats

    At Journeys School, all 10th grade students complete a Personal Project as part of the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program. Each student chooses a topic of personal interest, identifies a goal for their learning, researches their topic, creates a product to address their goal, and reflects on the process. During the next few weeks, we’ll be highlighting these Personal Projects on the TSS blog.
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