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  • Monday May 8, 2017
  • Understanding Place-Based Education: An Implementation Deep Dive

    Like a real-world version of Twitter, the Pecha Kucha presentations at the annual Place-Based Symposium on April 28th at Teton Science Schools were a rapid fire immersion in how learning can be deeply embedded in communities.
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  • Tuesday May 2, 2017
  • Inspiring the Next Generation: An Alumni Interview

    We interviewed 5 TSS Graduate Program alumni helping to lead the Museum to hear about their work, reflections and connections to the TSS Graduate Program
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  • Monday April 10, 2017
  • Fostering Pride for Place through Hands-to-Work

    Hands-to-work is yet another way we plant the seeds of social responsibility in our students, an ethic that they can take with them wherever they go once they leave Teton Science Schools. From Field Education participants who may have only been on campus for a few days, to directors who have been with TSS for over a decade, we all form part of one unified community bound by a thread of stewardship.
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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
  • 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 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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