Creating delight in small packages

· Leave a comment

It took a bit of listening to hear her story, then her creative spirit surfaced. This paper artist is creating small gardens in Altoid tins.

The word for today: Vacuum….

· Leave a comment

Loni’s tutoring builds on students’ curiosity.

Discovering community in Victoria

· Leave a comment

Visiting from Houston, Texas she is struck by the friendliness, beauty and accessibility of Victoria.

Playing with Math

· Leave a comment

A math methods prof helps students learn more effectively. It has ramifications for much of what we take on in life.

Beyond-the-classroom moments – homeschooling

· Leave a comment

A young teacher left public school teaching after two years… and began home schooling her own children.. locally and internationally.

A 6 year old’s dramatic shift

· Leave a comment

A dramatic change for a 6 year old from a simple, thoughtful adventure with a tutor ( and a neighbourhood peer). He was able to move past social exclusion and bullying to finding his place in school.

Introduction to the Hi! Book Launch

· Comments Off on Introduction to the Hi! Book Launch

Trying to design a book launch, I came up with the idea of it being ‘More than a book launch.’ I thought it needed a great introduction. Then Peter and I were talking, and I asked him to do the

Responding to a tragedy – moving on

· Comments Off on Responding to a tragedy – moving on

After he was hired upon graduating from university, a student asked for a few months to take a break and do some climbing in Australia, etc. A new climbing friend he met, ended up falling to his death on one

Grabbing a moment with John Shields

· Comments Off on Grabbing a moment with John Shields

Reflecting on a couple of opportunities of meeting a remarkable stranger.

Learning outside the box

· Comments Off on Learning outside the box

A parent and teacher reflect on the challenges for diverse learning styled students in our schools, and power of wilderness learning.