Teaching art to challenging students

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Challenging students saw the advantage of taking risks and expressing their creativity in their art, rather than kicking up a fuss in class. At an earlier point in her career she was volunteering in an asylum in Mexico. Here’s the

The word for today: Vacuum….

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Loni’s tutoring builds on students’ curiosity.

Playing with Math

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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

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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

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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.

Learning outside the box

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

Learning the real impact of her teaching

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Teaching music to a boy who did nothing. He sat like a rock in class, not participating. Then his mother told her that music was his favourite class….

Math Walk and Talk

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This math prof is a true traveler on campus finds students talking to him as he walks between classes to discuss math topics. Part of his approach is differentiating between work and play in approaching math problems.

Oak Bay High School – innovative business

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Human centered design course. They are working to improve the world around them.

A grade 4 class’ perception change about Indians

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A grade 4 teacher found many ways to effectively change views and dynamics about Indians in her class and school.