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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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  • Monday January 23, 2017
  • The Power of Place

    Days in the Tetons alter your perspectives, challenge your identity, and forge a relationship between you and your natural surroundings. As students transition back to their homes, this place stays with them - I know from firsthand experience.
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  • Monday January 16, 2017
  • Hope in Winter Birds

    Winter is full of beauty and danger, but for me there are a few residents that embody hope, that provide a light in the dark: the winter birds of Jackson Hole.
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