Helping child with learning challenges get past frustration

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Helping students move past frustrations and acting out, through intuition, calm hands-on action, and music.

Students’ studying invasive species

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A secondary school teacher shares accomplishments of her students in studying and disseminating information about invasive species in Victoria.

Finding our voice – never say never

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Playing a game using stuffed animals for the song Old MacDonald blew other children and the teacher away.

Magical math moment

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I overhead Nikki’s comments about teaching and wanted to capture at least one on video. Here she talks about a math lab experience in her classroom. It’s the kind of insight that math teachers live for. A wonderful AhHa moment.

Teachers who cared in Fraser Lake

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Looking back at the long time teachers in Fraser Lake finds so many instances of a commitment to care for the students’ well being and learning. They were men and women who invested themselves in the students’ lives.

School principal at age 20…

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Back in the 1956 Rod, aged 20, with just a year of post secondary teacher training, was asked by a supervisor at Normal School to be a principal for a company school at logging camp at Sarita River on the

Grade 4 teaching moment

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A greater respect for the learning capacity of her students. The teacher is not responsible for all the learning they do.

Classroom Moment: connecting with old students

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Making a connection with students from all over the world, that he taught in his 30+ years of working in alternative education.

Game programming in a world-wide classroom

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A teacher at Vic High tapped into the boundless energies and commitment of students truly engaged in a curricular topic.

Community musical production by high school class

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A talented English class took on the writing and production of a musical stage play about the coal mining history of their town. Jack wanted to involve teaching, learning and somehow include more people than just the class members. To