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Sierra Expeditionary Learning School Students Learn by Doing

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    Alexis Margolin



A recent Tahoe Daily Tribune article features students from the Sierra Expeditionary Learning School (SELS) doing what EL students do best: learning by doing.

A key component of the EL model, SELS K-5 students participate in multi-day fieldwork that has taken them to Lassen Volcanic National Park, Coloma, downtown Truckee, and even Standord University Medical School. And in just a few weeks, thanks to a grant from the Tahoe Truckee Excellence in Education Foundation, SELS students will be pitching their brand new tents during their springtime fieldwork overnights.

Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune article here