Category Archives: Before the Tour 2011

Getting ready and weather outlook.

Anne, who is celebrating her birthday today, will be heading up to Appleton in about an hour. Looking forward to the ~90 minute trip with Mark and Ruth. Right now, we are trying to finish getting the house ready to … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for the Trip

As I pack for the trip, I am thinking also, of the various articles I read in preparation for it. I particularly enjoyed Oneida, from Loew, Patty. Indian Nations of Wisconsin. Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2001. My second graders study … Continue reading

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Waterways

Starting Monday, we’ll be travelling along, sleeping by, and examining how people interact with water.  From Appleton and Oshkosh on the shore of Lake Winnebago, up and down the Fox River, at the southern tip of Green Bay, from Algoma … Continue reading

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The 2011 WTLC Tour: Lakefronts & Backstories

The 2011 tour theme Lakefronts & Backstories explores the idea that teachers and students who investigate background stories will go beyond the delightful surfaces of an area to a deeper understanding of complex relationships in a place. The confluence of … Continue reading

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