Ozarks Teacher Corps: Rural Place-based Learning in Missouri

We joined Teton Science Schools, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, and several RSC Grants in Place veteran teachers at a collaborative, rural teacher corps training in the Missouri Ozarks Hub. The future is bright for these aspiring rural educators! …

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 with yurts! The experience spurred a project for students to discover the history of yurts and their connection to their local environment. …

Place Network Dispatch: Forest Rehabilitation Student Project

Forest Rehabilitation and Education Lead
by Fairview Elementary 5th Graders
Columbia, Missouri is home to one of the schools in the Place Network: Fairview Elementary. The fifth graders have been working to improve the environment around their school for years, …

Amy Azano Q & A: Place is Powerful

In preparation for our Place-Based Symposium next week, April 22nd, Teton Science Schools had the opportunity to learn more about our keynote speaker, Amy Azano. She gives us some background on her research and what place means to her. …

The Studio is a Laboratory for Thinking: Flowers In Bloom

Spring in the Tetons begins with mud! Come join us for our fifth annual In Mud Workshop, April 23rd, 2022. We are looking forward to exploring the dirt together back in person! Recommended for Early Childhood Educators: preschool through lower elementary school. …

Buffalo Soldiers, more than a Bob Marley song

“Buffalo Soldier, dreadlock Rasta
There was a Buffalo Soldier
In the heart of America
Stolen from Africa, brought to America
Fighting on arrival, fighting for survival”

Bob Marley and the Wailers’ song “Buffalo Soldier” parallels the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and their fight for their personal survival in the American Indian Wars, …

How Place-Based Education can be Adopted by Your Community

The Teton Science Schools Place Network is a collaborative network of rural K-12 schools that connect learning and communities to increase student engagement, academic outcomes and community impact.  Schools that join the network will have access to sample curriculum, …