K-1 class intimately involved with community life

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The k-1 class at Elizabeth Buckley School is deeply involved with painting one or more Fernwood hydro poles. This is just the surface of their deep involvement with the community. To view more Classroom Moments

Art therapy in UK prison

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Her work as an art therapist in maximum security prison had a profound impact.

A ragamuffin in a reading program

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A teacher of a grade 8 reading class in California overcomes initial resistance to his reading program from a student who’d been in 17 schools so far. For more information on Classroom moments or to view our playlist of 110+

Helping teachers take a step to retire

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A temporary principal encouraged a teacher to explore retirement options. The nudge made all the difference. She discovered new options and decided to retire promptly.

Improv in the woodwork class with blind students

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Concrete role for improv theatre in the classroom. In any given day things don’t go according to plan. In this case, the principal asked him to teach a wood work shop with students with a special need….

The Continuation High School

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A smaller school for students who are severely deficient in skills or credits towards graduation. This administrator was impressed with their commitment for a better life. These students were sometimes the first to graduate from highschool in their entire family.

Substitute teaching…. getting their attention

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A first year teacher shows one of the reasons he’s a successful substitute teacher.

Knowing who we are… a classroom moment.

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A student comes out with being ‘bisexual’ in the middle of a grade 8 math class. He gets immediate support for ‘knowing who he is’ from a classmate.

Classroom Moments – got your back

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A teacher finds great support from one of her grade 8 student.

Studying death, grief and bereavement in a Master’s Thesis

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An intense interest in bettering herself led her do her masters thesis on this deeply personal issue.