Posts tagged Out of the Dust
6 WAYS TRAVEL HELPS MAKE YOU A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER TEACHER: OUT OF THE DUST AND INTO THE WILD PART III

What happened next, you are asking? In this final installment of our journey, I want to share with you our trip through Canada and into Alaska (as we truly drove right out of the dust and into some very wild country) and 6 specific ways this trip made me a healthier, happier teacher and more importantly, how travel can help make YOU a healthier, happier teacher.

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HOW TRAVEL CAN INSPIRE YOUR TEACHING: OUT OF THE DUST AND INTO THE WILD PART II

As we drove through the desert with a dog named Bella, I tried to imagine doing this journey in a covered wagon or as a cowboy on horseback rounding up the cattle and moving them across the desert.  While this seems a romantic notion, the truth is, we have the luxury of a motorized, modern-day vehicle and everything we own is covered in dirt and dog hair.

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HOW ONE TEACHER EMBARKED ON AN EPIC ROAD TRIP IN SEARCH OF AUTHENTIC CLASSROOM RESOURCES: OUT OF THE DUST AND INTO THE WILD: PART I

The drive was hot, but beautiful!  We wound our way through the rocky, dusty Oklahoma back roads to find a hidden gem, Black Mesa Bed and Breakfast, a working cattle ranch with the highest point in Oklahoma, the Black Mesa at 4,973 feet, standing guard over the outcroppings of the 1910 ranch house and separate bunkhouses on the property. 

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