In a community of academics (neighbour to a University), it is interesting to say the least when minimizing the core subjects and maximizing the core competencies. To the left is one of our favourite visuals (from Alberta) to use with our parent community as it speaks for itself. Our team worked with the new BC … Continue reading Personalized Learning and Competencies
On the month of my son's fifth birthday, during the 2010 Olympics, he was fascinated with countries, flags and everything Canadian (hockey at the forefront of course). At his Montessori preschool, he pinpricked every Canadian province and territory, labelled them with the capital cities and then pasted a corresponding hockey sticker for each Canadian team. … Continue reading The Child as the Curriculum — What's the Challenge?
I have a hard time hearing that technology is simply a tool for learning as learning exists without technology. OK. True. But I would hazard to say that technology is a non-negotiable tool given the context of learning in today's developed world.I've heard the argument, "Is it so bad to ask that, for 6 hours … Continue reading Technology . . . A Non-Negotiable?