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Poverty & Wealth
Students will examine poverty, government and private systems to help those in poverty, and strategies to get out of poverty. Explore the driving question: How might we bridge the gap between poverty and wealth in our community?
The very notion of civilization launches this unit on global governments. Explore the driving question: How might we build connections in a global world?
The elements of culture are limitless and go WAY beyond race and religion. Explore the driving question: How might we celebrate cultures in our community?
We live in a world connected by global trade. Explore the driving question: How might we make our local economy more circular to get the most from globalization?
Wasting Away: The Story of Trash
What is waste and why should we care? Explore the driving question: How might we improve the state of waste in our community?
Health, Not Hunger
Take action to make your place less hungry and more healthy and explore the driving question: How might we achieve health, not hunger?
Approaching Place-Based Education through the Lens of Nature-Based and Reggio Emilia Practices Webinar
This recorded workshop is designed for participants interested in learning about place-based education in the context of early childhood education and/or for those who are new to Nature-Based and Reggio Emilia approaches being blended. Participants will gain practical ways to improve their practices and their programs through this virtual presentation style workshop.
Transitioning to Distance Learning Webinar
This recorded workshop is designed for participants interested in learning about how we connected with our children and parents when we were forced into distance learning as well as practical how-to tips for using iMovie, youtube and youtube playlists, google docs and zoom meetings that could improve the way you work with children and families in the future regardless of stay at home orders.
In Mud: Nature-Based Early Childhood Education Webinar
Get inspired to work with children in our natural environments through watching this recording from the April 2020 In Mud program. Join keynote speaker Colleen Million and faculty from the Teton Science Schools to learn about and hear reflections on gardening with children in the context of nature-based and Reggio Emilia-inspired teaching and learning.
Engineering Our Lives
We live in a highly modified world. In this unit you will examine the complex topic of genetic engineering in your own life and community. Explore the driving question: How might we be more aware of the genetic engineering in our lives?
The goal of this unit is to identify the public spaces that we have in our communities, assess what makes them great, and determine how to make them even better. Explore the driving question: How might we work together to improve our community spaces?
The Languages of Materials: Watercolor
Participants will learn how to use watercolor as a tool for language and exploration. Come learn through play and be inspired to use new materials and tools in your teaching.