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CS10 Exploration Week Begins

Today Conserve School students headed out across the Northwoods for Exploration Week. During Exploration Week students spend six days (five nights) either on the trail along the… 175 more words

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Giving back to Land O' Lakes

This week Conserve School received a request from the Land O’ Lakes Public Library for help with spring cleaning of the library’s gardens and lawns. I invited students to volunteer and was pleased to note that more than the eight that were needed signed up. 217 more words

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Sleeping under the Stars

One of the things that I love about living at Conserve School in the Northwoods is the darkness that allows for the viewing of a brilliant night sky. 164 more words

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2015 Sylvania Wilderness Campsite Cleanup

2015 Sylvania Campsite Cleanup

On Saturday I headed out with four students and my friendly dog Copper to do community service work in the Sylvania Wilderness Area… 410 more words

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Leadership on the Lake

This morning I was invited by students in the Leadership class to take pictures while the students participated in a leadership challenge. The topic for the day was problem solving and the lesson was designed and taught by two of the students. 189 more words

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Head's Notes: What is Progressive Education?

What is Progressive Education?

At The Long Ridge School, we say we are part of the progressive school tradition, but what does that mean?  The roots of progressive education are usually traced back to the philosophers John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau and pedagogues Johann Pestalozzi and Friedrich Froebel. 377 more words

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Welcome CS 10

On Friday January 30, 2015 Conserve School welcomed the 60 new students of Conserve School Semester 10 (CS 10). These adventurous juniors and sophomores have elected to spend one semester of their high school career living and learning in the Northwoods of Wisconsin. 496 more words

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