Monthly Archives: June 2015

And Now for our Feature Presentation

  A throwback to one of my favorite episodes of last year (feel free to skip ahead to the movie, which speaks for itself, but should you find yourself curious as to the riveting backstory, read on):   Last November, … Continue reading

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Class X Confronts Gender in Film

Class X indulged in a diversion from (or expansion upon) our highly-structured syllabus of government-mandated stories and poems last week to revisit gender roles, as represented in our texts and leading into some pretty interesting evaluation of gender in the … Continue reading

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A Meditation on Making Mistakes

The 2015-16 academic year is now an exciting (and busy!) month and a half underway. Here is an overdue nugget of wisdom from one of the then-rising (now substantially risen) sixth graders, written as an end-of-class reflection on our first … Continue reading

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Earthen Building Campaign

  I’m so happy to read that Jhamtse Gatsal is broadening its experiential learning program. I love when perfect segues present themselves and I don’t have to come up with conceptual contortions to bring the conversation around to what I … Continue reading

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Experiential Education Program Update

What is experiential education? Our program is based on an education methodology which integrates the classroom with the workplace. We believe that EE is learning that occurs through active involvement in what is being studied in the classroom as well … Continue reading

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