TEA’s very own, Jack Loughan asks, what is TEDX about? It is about science and technology… and that is why he chose to talk about different facts and theories in this short but sweet talk on twins.
Our resident science expert Max Loughan poses a simple yet profound question in his TEDx talk, “What happens if we try and create the future rather than it just magically coming to us?” At our school we strive to build a new generation of creators, rather than consumers.
For some people access to water is easy as looking at the back of their hand, for others its so scarce that they have to limit their water intake until the next time they can retrieve water. 783 million lack access to water. That is why we created the Pump Cycle.
Luke Janssen went to a local garden and was inspired after learning more in depth about climate change. But when he found out the cost of the greenhouse was 5,000 dollars he felt there had to be a better way.
Ryan went to a Maker show with his dad and was inspired by an eco scooter he saw. After talking with the inventors and riding it himself he realized it needed a lot of tweaking in order to make it truly function. Here is what happened next.
The Challenge Hike was an opportunity for the big kids to aid in the passage and perseverance of the littler Pre-K kids. On this 6 mile journey, the Pre-K crew members carry their own packs and are teamed up with an older buddy.
TEA students of all ages sang the national anthem and one lucky student Kate Geis threw out the first pitch at the Reno Aces game on May 16th, 2016. TEA students raised money for their school and sold over 100 tickets to the game.
Our students get to experience things “exhilarating and so amazing.” That’s an actual quote about a student’s learning experience. Needless to say the 6th Grade Crew’s “Fire” expedition will never be forgotten.
Tahoe Expedition Academy 10th grader Jacob Villaman created this video after our fall expedition entitled “Flowing with Water: Stewarding the Vital Compound for Life.
Max worked on this project as a Final Product for our Made in the USA Learning Expedition, which looked at the world through the lens of innovation. For their Final Product, students identified and problem and created an innovation to solve that problem.
At Tahoe Expedition Academy, we continue to explore and discover new ways to build character. Along with academics and adventure, it is one of our school’s three pillars.
Meet some of our students and teachers as they explain what makes Tahoe Expedition Academy remarkable. We believe it’s our approach to teaching. We give equal weight to our three pillars: Academics, Character and Real World Adventure.
Thanks to everyone who made our Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service a huge success. We appreciate KRNV News Reno taking the time to come out and see our Bioblitz with the Truckee Meadows Park Foundation. Here’s the segment from the 6PM news broadcast on January 18th, 2016.