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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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  • Tuesday January 30, 2018
  • A Journey to Murie Family Park

    “Goose Park” is the name affectionately given to the Murie Family Park outside of the Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center by the Journeys School kindergarten and first grade class. Over the past few weeks I’ve had a variety of experiences with schools visiting Teton Science Schools (TSS), and my visit to Murie Family Park further exemplifies the teaching embodied by TSS educators.
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  • Saturday January 20, 2018
  • How the Government Shutdown Impacts Our Local National Parks

    The Government has shut down for an indefinite period of time—but what happens to our National Parks?
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  • Monday January 8, 2018
  • Leadership in the Tetons

    Over the past few weeks, I’ve had the unique opportunity to observe Teton Science School field education programs. I saw many ways in which Teton Science Schools used field education to encourage outdoor and community leadership in all types of students, and in many cases leveraged their students’ unique personal background to increase comprehension.
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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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