Questions, Pictures, and Facts!

At the beginning of the month I shared some of my favourite LiD tips from early-LiD implementor and trainer Linda Holmes’s website.  These “tips” are ways students can keep exploring their LiD topics when feeling “stuck” or lacking ideas. Luckily, Linda has many more resources that can help us keeping the topic engaging for students. […]

Living Learning in Depth – LiD Resources by Linda Holmes

Are you already using LiD? Have you ever felt stuck or lacking ideas to move a topic forward? Linda Holmes, one of the first teachers to employ and develop LiD at Gordon Greenwood School (Langley, B.C.) and long time “LiD Trainer” has created a list of tips for schools and homes. Here are three of […]

LiD Opening Ceremony in Brazil

Do you remember Roberta and Taís Bento, the founders or SOSEducação? Well, they brought our very own LiD to Brazil! Very recently Taís and Roberta facilitated the first opening ceremony and topic assignment in Brazil. Each student was assigned a topic, such as ‘rice’, ‘counting systems’, and ‘leaves’. I spoke with Taís and Roberta about their experience. […]

Reflecting on LiD: The Italian Experience

I grew up in Italy and attended both elementary and secondary school there. Attending public school was an enjoyable, yet pretty standardized experience; core competences were not part of the curriculum and the model privileged ideas over reasoning, questioning, and inquiring. Things are changing in Italian schools thanks to the work of Prof. Federico Corni […]

LiD is coming to Brazil!

By Carolina Bergonzoni (LiD Research Assistant, CIRCE, PhD candidate in Arts Education)       I met with Roberta and Taís Bento during their visit to Vancouver to define their role in bringing the Learning in Depth program (LiD for short) to Brazil. Roberta and Taís are the founders or SOSEducação, a project that helps […]