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When it’s right to be wrong

Do mistakes make us human or foolish? Do they make us learners, or simply wrong? I was recently discussing this with a colleague reflecting on the importance of “getting things right”. Of course, as school administrators there is a logistical

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A Framework for Student Motivation?

Ms. Hammond’s post “Igniting the Fire of Learning” powerfully illustrates the connection between motivation and success, based on Matthew Kelly’s explanation of “the differences between highly engaged versus disengaged people”. But that begs the question, if the connection is so clear,

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Visual Thinking
“Baby you can drive my car...” -  but not this one, because it is parked in the lobby of the Royal BC Museum in Victoria! John Lennon’s original Rolls Royce, acquired in by the BC Museum in 1987, was on display when we went to visit last year. This Red Dragon, sculpted by designer Ping Tsing, climbs and twists, grasping its pearl.  In Victoria at Pandora and Government.

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