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The Uses of Inspiration

Sometimes you just want to hear some straight up excitement about the work you do every day. Jenny Megeira spoke to educators in Surrey Schools a few months back, and she more than delivered. She was extremely well spoken, creative

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Posted in Education, Innovation, Project Based Learning, Risk Taking, Technology

Grade 9 Timetable

The timetable is the frame for all aspects of school life, and a well designed timetable lays the foundation for a quality learning experience for students and for teachers. Designing a change to a timetable is a significant challenge, and

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My daughter turned six in January.

My daughter turned six in January. Like most kids, she loves the whole experience of birthdays – inviting friends, having cake and cards, and especially gifts (“Can I invite three more friends? Then they’d each bring a present too!”). She

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Learning From Our Students

Over the past two years at Johnston Heights we have seen a lot of conversations take place between staff, students and parents about the kind of learning community that we are and the kind of learning community that we want

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Room for risk taking?

Four big screens dominate the front of the room, and it’s a large room, packed with round tables surrounded by intense conversation. The screens hold images from the presentation by David Warlick (http://davidwarlick.com/twocents) on the middle screens, and the side

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