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  • Friday January 24, 2014
  • Winding up the Workshop with the Best Tea in Bhutan

    Our 10-day workshop ended on Monday, January 20. The final three days of the workshop were geared towards the teacher participants transferring their learning back to their own schools, classrooms, and communities.
  • 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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