Teton Science Schools Offer Virtual Teacher Workshops on Place-Based Education

June 2, 2020 |

Our partners at Teton Science Schools, RSC's Northern Rockies Hub anchor, are offering two excellent virtual courses on place-based education. We encourage you to check them out!

Introduction to Place-Based Education

In this seven-week virtual course, participants will explore the theory and application of Place-Based Education. They will gain practical skills and tools to engage with their local

Click here to register for this course!

community, guide students through inquiry and design processes, and build learner-centered, interdisciplinary experiences. The course will be split into three sections. Learn more about this course

Place-Based Education Deep Dive: Virtual Book Study

In this virtual workshop, teacher participants will have the opportunity to go deeper into topics of place-based education through a book study. Teacher participants will choose one of the two books to focus on for the course:

  • Place-Based Education: The Power of Place: Authentic learning through place-based education by Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, and Nate McClennen
  • Project-Based Learning: Setting the Standard for Project Based Learning by by John Larmer, John Mergendoller, Suzie Boss

The course will include weekly readings, reflection posting, and responses to others

Click here to register!

reflections. Then there will be a virtual group meeting to discuss key elements, learnings, and applications in further detail. Each virtual session will also give participants a chance to explore a key idea from the reading in further detail. Virtual sessions will be held on Zoom on the following dates: July 9, July 16, July 23, and July 30. Learn more about this opportunity.

Previous ALL NEWS Next