26 February 2019: A Visit with Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt

This afternoon, we had the opportunity to visit Rebecca Bathurst-Hunt's inquiry-based kindergarten classroom at George Jay Elementary. I was very excited for this experience as I have been following Rebecca on Instagram and Twitter for the past few months and I have been amazed with what she does with inquiry-based learning with learners of such …

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05 February 2019: PSII Visit

This week, we had the opportunity to visit the Pacific School for Innovation and Inquiry (PSII), which is located in downtown Victoria. PSII was founded in 2013 by Jeff Hopkins, a former Superintendent for School District no. 64 (Gulf Islands). I had listened to Jeff speak about PSII and their alternative approach to education during …

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15 January 2019: Most Likely to Succeed

Project-based learning in the 21st century. Grade 9 students combined Physics and History by learning how to construct gears to make a working model that illustrated the rise and fall of various civilizations throughout time. Photo by Malcolm Lightbody on Unsplash During our class on January 15th, we spent the first 90 minutes watching the …

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