Category: Learning

Learner-Led Learning: My Initiation

In over two decades in public education in British Columbia, I have witnessed a misunderstanding of sorts. One of the basic tenets of successful learning that we, as educators, want to believe is that our learners develop a lifelong love of learning. Not matter their passions. No matter their paths.  But in our attempts to … Continue reading Learner-Led Learning: My Initiation

My Hypocrisy, Einstein, and a Bunch of Stuff

With the last weekend of summer break before me, I felt compelled to write. Write what? I struggled with a single focus on one specific idea or directions. Please forgive the diverge writing. Or maybe don't. Either way, no apologies will be offered. What Hypocrisy? I contemplated freeform. Write what comes to mind. It's a … Continue reading My Hypocrisy, Einstein, and a Bunch of Stuff

The Raddest Was Yet To Come: Knowing Thy Impact

Know Thy Impact (or you will be reminded) In June, I ended a tremendously memorable personal and professional growth opportunity as a member of the Trafalgar Middle School staff. Working with tweens and pre-teens is not for the faint of heart. The only other educator that I admire and revere more than middle school educators … Continue reading The Raddest Was Yet To Come: Knowing Thy Impact

A Grand Iteration: Embracing an Evolution

September. Endless opportunities. Beautiful challenges. Sweet messiness of learning. A grand iteration. After ten years, the middle years program at Wildflower School will undergo a dramatic, iterative facelift: a doubling of students; one-third new families to the school itself; two new teachers; new learning environments. All essential ingredients that will contribute to the evolution of … Continue reading A Grand Iteration: Embracing an Evolution