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  • Saturday September 15, 2018
  • News Release: TSS to Expand Rural School Network

    Teton Science Schools (TSS) is excited to announce that they will expand initiatives to create a national network of public rural schools integrating education into the community through authentic, place-based learning. With a $1 million grant from Oakland, CA based NewSchools Venture Fund TSS will expand partnerships to create a network of public place-based rural schools.
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  • Friday June 8, 2018
  • Interview with New Vice President of Educator Development Nikki Gamrath, Ph.D.

    Teton Science Schools is excited to announce Nikki Gamrath as the new Vice President of Educator Development. Learn more about Nikki in this interview with Leslie Cook, Director of the Teacher Learning Center.
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  • Wednesday February 7, 2018
  • Place-Based Education in Bhutan: A Reflection from my Fellowship

    How do I teach place-based education in a culture, society, and environment I don’t know? TSS Fellow shares how she has connected to a new place in the Kingdom of Bhutan.
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  • Monday December 18, 2017
  • Place-Based Professional Development in Action

    This fall, 18 teachers from Wyoming and Utah came together at the Kelly Campus for part one of the Place-Based Education (PBE) Workshop series. This enthusiastic group spent time in lively discussion in and out of the classroom exploring the principles of PBE, both in theory and practice.
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  • Monday December 4, 2017
  • Eighth Grade Students from New Meadows Take Action in Boise

    The New Meadows School and Meadows Valley School District are part of the Place Network this year and are engaged in a multi-year professional development sequence to connect their school more closely to their community.
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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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