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PhotoBlog | Teton Science Schools & The Power of Place-Based Learning

I recently had the opportunity to visit Teton Science Schools, our partner in Getting Smart’s “Power of Place” campaign. Here are some initial thoughts from the many things I learned, as well as photos of that beautiful part of our country.

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Parenting, Learning and The Power of Place

My husband and I recently decided to put the “4 I’s” of Smart Parents into practice during this year's family vacation. Here’s what we learned about parenting and the power of place while exploring and adventuring with our daughters.

28 days ago by

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Genius Loci: Place-Based Education & Why It Matters

Place-Based Education (PBE) is a learning approach that utilizes geography to create authentic, meaningful and engaging personalized learning for students. We have set out on a journey to learn more about what it is, why it works and who is doing it.

2 months ago by

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Cultivating Mindfulness in the Classroom

Teaching kids skills like meditation and integrating practices can help them develop mindfulness throughout the school day. Here are several resources to help calm their bodies and activate their minds in the classroom.

2 months ago by

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22 Ways to Make the Most of Your Job or Internship

Landing an internship or an entry-level job can be a great way to get a jump start on a career you love. Here are 22 tips to make the most of your experience while there.

3 months ago by

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Buck Institute for Education (BIE)

The nonprofit Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is the world's leading provider of K-12 resources and professional development for Project Based Learning (PBL). BIE believes all students can and should benefit from this transformational teaching method.

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Virtual Reality – Hope or Hype?

With our interest in the potential of virtual reality coming to the classroom, we enjoyed a recent article from our friend Michael Horn exploring whether or not we should believe the hype.

3 months ago by

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18 Ways to Power Learner-Centered STEM Partnerships

Learner-Centered STEM takes powerful partnerships with people outside classroom walls, so here are 18 examples of partnerships making Learner-Centered STEM a reality for students at Harmony Public Schools.

4 months ago by