Research & Resources

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Teton Science Schools has compiled an exhaustive database of research and resources for Place Based Education.

Research & Resources

We encourage you to visit the Teton Science Schools' Place Network Schools website to begin an exploration on all things place-based! A few of the many resources that are available, include a robust research database on Place-based Education and a new standalone student projects page:

  • Online Place-based Resource: Filter by Key words, Author, Research Type, Title, and Date to track down informative place-based education literature!
  • Student Projects Page: Submit your own project, or check out a list of others! Filter programs by Design Principles, Grades Involved, or Content Areas.

Severson Learning Center: A Perfect Place-based Example

Rural Schools Collaborative had the honor of visiting Adam Gould, Director of Severson Learning Center, on his home turf in Cambridge, Wisconsin. Cambridge is also a perfect example of place-based learning models in schools; Koshkonong Trails School, a place-based school in Teton Science School's Place Network, also sits on the Severson property. Koshkonong Trails is a project-based, tuition-free, public school serving 7th - 12th grade students that focuses on the environment and agriculture.

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