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  • Monday January 20, 2014
  • Integrating Place-Based Education in the Bhutanese Curriculum: From Theory to Practice

    The essential questions, what is place-based education (PBE) and why is PBE important, were explored during the first half of the Damphu workshop.
  • Friday January 17, 2014
  • Day to Day in the Workshop

    As all good professional development should be, this place-based education workshop is structured around daily goals, objectives and themes as well as meals and snacks.
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  • Digging Into Damphu

    The past two days, workshop participants, Leslie and I have really been ‘digging’ into connecting with this place this place, Damphu, Bhutan, literally and figuratively.
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  • Tuesday January 14, 2014
  • Place-Based Education workshop kicks off in Bhutan

    The 10-day Place-Based Education Workshop kicked off at the Damphu Higher Secondary School on Saturday, January 11. Twenty-four teachers are in attendance and do represent each and every dzongkhag in Bhutan.
  • Monday January 13, 2014
  • Arrival in Bhutan & Reconnecting with Friends

    After several long days of travel, I arrived in Bhutan at about 11:30 am local time on Thursday, January 10. If you are interested in the travel details, I wrote up some “Route Talk” below (thanks to This American Life for that idea!).
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  • Monday January 6, 2014
  • Return to Bhutan 2014: Place-Based Education Professional Development

    From January 9 – 24, 2014, I will be returning to Bhutan and meeting Kate Bodey (faculty from Teton Science Schools who has been traveling in India for the past 3 weeks). Kate and I will be continuing Teton Science Schools’ partnership with the Ministry of Education in Bhutan as supported by the Peterson Education Initiative.


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