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.

Exploring visual arts using rich resources at UVic

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Great value found in studying and exploring visual arts with like minded teachers and students.

Beatitude Teaching Strategy

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Using a child’s fortune teller to reinforce modern translations of the Beatitudes, and other spiritual truths. This video has been viewed over 600 times this last month.

The Heart of an Educational Assistant….

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She took a college course on being a community/ education worker. When she arrived at the school for the first time, she had four meetings with concerned admin and teachers about a special student coming that day. Here she shows

Outdoor adventure program

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An outdoor adventure program in Campbell River, BC… So much story.. and no words.

Poetry in the study of geography

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A touching moment from sharing a new idea, a fresh way of ‘measuring the world’ in a second year geography class.