For their 6th-grade Learning Expedition, our students were involved in a deep study of mythology, its purposes, and elements. Students studied the archetypal storyline of the hero’s journey which has been repeated in literature throughout the centuries. Our students were then connected with several High Fives athletes to interview, record and narrate each of their hero’s journeys to create their final product book “The Heroes of High Fives.”
Imagine you’re in your HS math class and your teacher tells you that you’re going have to convey your emotions through math. Wait? What? Introducing “The Line Logo Project” by TEA Math and Science Teacher Natalie Bladis.
The Celebration of Learning (COL) is one of the many wonderful Elementary School traditions at TEA. The bi-annual event is an opportunity for our students to share what they’ve learned with an authentic audience comprised of our older students, teachers, parents, grandparents, friends and special guests. If you’ve never attended a COL, hopefully, this photo gallery will give you a taste of the experience. Well, maybe not the chocolate covered grasshoppers part.
Katy Watts is our College Counselor at TEA, and wanted to share some of her favorite resources for college planning. The first one she wanted to introduce to you is Campus Reel. With this resource, you have REAL students walking you around a specific campus and giving you their own tour.
As part of our Yearbook class, we are exploring different ways to share content like creating blog posts, posting photos, making films, and compiling them together to create multi-media content. To put this learning to use, our class interviewed Jack Loughan, captain of the biathlon team and Student Council President, to gain an insight into being a biathlete at TEA.
This past spring, the class of 2021 traveled to Washington DC to study war and its effect on society with their own eyes. They interviewed several experts including professors and veterans to formulate their own opinion on this controversial topic. Watch their video recap!
Our Elementary School Rubicon Crew is now fully immersed in animal defense mechanisms and all of the amazing adaptations that allow animals to survive.
This past Friday our Biathlon TEAm traveled to Sugar Bowl Academy and Royal Gorge for a day of competitive Nordic racing. It was an impressive showing by our enthusiastic TEAm.
Throughout this semester-long Intensive, our high school students have studied multiple body systems to understand how the environment, plus what you put in your body, can affect it.
This year, Interim Head of School Ken Martin represented Tahoe Expedition Academy at the 2018 Tahoe Economic Summit. The Tahoe Prosperity Center recently released this video from the event. TEA is featured in it (thanks Ken!), so please take a look!
This fall, 12 of our high school students and two of our teachers tackled the complex issues around water rights in their Water Scarcity Learning Expedition. To experience this first hand, students went on a 10-day immersive experience from the Hoover Dam to the Salton Sea.