Inviting Alice Munro to an English class

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When a young English teacher read about a new writer receiving a Governor General’s Award for literature for her first book, he wrote her to ask if she’d drive two hours to his classroom in Nanaimo and be interviewed by

Finding the positive, changes group behaviour

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Teacher/ Principal provides support to problem solve negative behaviour that was tyrannizing an elementary school.

Living the curriculum.. changed students’ lives

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A former teacher/ principal shares how her life was changed in grade 10, by a teacher who lived the curriculum he taught and then expected the students to follow his lead, in being travellers in their own town.

Finding a passion to explore

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A 3 step process a teacher used to help students find a passion to explore in their city.

The leader in me

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An arts academy’s literature-based musical had a profound effect on the individuals and their willingness to take risks. So refreshing to find an educator with great classroom moments at the tip of her tongue, and ready to share.

Dealing with bullies in a private school

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Richard Bunbury’s experiences in an exclusive Vancouver private school. It’s a story of collegial training and mutual support in effecting change.

Last 5 years in kindergarten

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She spent a number of years teaching senior history in school but took more training and ended up her last 5 years spent teaching esl students in a full day kindergarten.

Classroom Moments by school trustee

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Grade ones ask a school trustee why he is important.

Ripple effect of field school moments

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When history students live and work with Stolo nation as part of a field school, the ripple effects go far beyond the classroom

Classroom Moments: A Principal’s Story

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A principal asks an experienced inside-the-box teacher to include a very challenged child in his grade 7 classroom. Together they were able to give that child a feeling of being supported. The teacher’s very steady and dependable style helped the