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TREES: An Exploration!

Part 1 of 2 Check out our 10-session unit and see what’s happening on tree Mondays! The Beginning!: Have you ever wondered if you and your students could co-create a unit of study? That’s just what we do with emergent, place-based education (PBE) curriculum at Engelmann Mountain School. The pictures above show where our students …

Take to the Slopes

Wednesday can only mean one thing this winter… ski day!! The kids at Engelmann Mountain School embrace the Wasatch winters. This includes hiking up and down to school everyday through the fresh snow. But on Wednesdays, they all get excited when drop off includes putting their skis, boots, and helmet into the sled for the …

A Day in the Life at Engelmann Mountain school: Modeling the Watershed

Here is one example of a recent lesson given to students at Engelmann Mountain School. It shows the way our school bridges the environmental and educational paradigms through a fun and creative approach. This exercise also illustrates the importance of one ecological problem in particular that humans face in general and that we face on …

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