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Hearth and Home

The spirit of the Muries remains ever strong, exemplified through a remarkable honor bestowed upon long-time Murie Ranch Docent, Dan McIlhenny in 2021.

Grand Teton ...

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Help in coming up with ideas for Personal Projects or Community Projects

Tamarack, Idaho is home to one of the schools in the Place Network: Mountain Community School. Mountain Community School opened its doors to students for ...

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Partnership Highlight – Ruch Outdoor Community School

Finding Our Place at Ruch Outdoor


Written by Kim Neiswanger, First Grade Teacher, Ruch Outdoor Community School – Originally published in Applegater, an Oregon-based Community ...

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Place-Based Education and Ethnomathematics


Teton Science Schools’ Field Education Instructor Alex Sivitskis coauthored a study about place-based education and ethnomathematics titled: “Place-Based Approach to the Praxis of Ethnomathematics ...

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Community is Key to Rural Teachers’ Success: Wyoming’s New Rural Teacher Corps


By definition, rural schools are “located in remote geographical locations where the distance to an urban city is over 100 miles” (Campo Ringler ...

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From Jackson, Wyoming to Kampala, Uganda: Place-Based Education for Adults


When we think about place-based education (PBE), our minds often go first to children. That is, our Pre-K to 12th grade students, classrooms, and ...

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Dr. Jane Goodall receives the 2022 Murie Spirit of Conservation Award: The Future is in Our Children’s Hands

At age 88, Dr. Jane Goodall has lived a full life. Best known for her groundbreaking research of wild chimpanzees that spanned six decades, Dr. ...

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Teton Science Schools To Host Public Speaker Series Featuring Educator And Mathematician Paul Zeitz

MOOSE, Wyo. – Teton Science Schools is pleased to welcome author, educator, and self-proclaimed math “evangelist” Paul Zeitz as the first speaker in its 2022-2023 ...

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WYOMING SCHOOLS AT A CROSSROADS: Cows on the Playground, Horses in the Classroom—Rural Teacher Corps Builds Pipeline

Certain experiences only happen to rural schoolteachers.

When Brooke Johnson, 35, taught at Slack Elementary, a one-room schoolhouse in Parkman, near Ranchester, a goat who ...

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Place Network Dispatch: Yurts Foster Local to Global Connections

Morristown, Vermont is home to one of the schools in the Place Network: Mountain River School. The school recently moved to a new campus complete ...
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Kevin’s Corner: Blissful Summer Days

If non-human animals can experience bliss, these early July days would be the time it is felt.  Wildlife have recovered from their long migrations back ...

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Mountain Academy Students Learn About Community Through Local Nonprofits

Our friends at the Community Foundation of Teton Valley are once again putting on the Tin Cup Challenge in Teton Valley. “One of the ...

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