NEW 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge

The countdown for our second 30-day Walking Curriculum Challenge starts NOW! On September 16, 2019 join educators (K-12) around the globe in the movement to take learning outdoors. Rain or snow or shine, educators are engaging the imaginations of their students through inquiry-focused walks and The Walking Curriculum: Evoking Wonder And Developing A Sense of Place as […]

Scientist of the Week: Always A Hit!

By: Stephanie Musgrove (Elementary Teacher and recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence: Regional Certificate of Achievement) “Hi, my name is Sofia the Scientist and this is my assistant, Mom. To do my experiment you will need: a boiled egg, a bottle, paper and fire.” “Fire” was Sofia’s word for lighter. Sofia moved […]

Mission Accomplished: WWI Student Film Project (Part Two)

The ‘Battle’ By: Corine Carey (Burnaby Social Studies Teacher, MEd in Imaginative Education) [This is Part Two–be sure to read Part One of this exciting project.] The WWI Film project in the trench was itself was a bit of a leap of faith for me. To have the ‘spark’ of an idea and then let […]

Lights! Camera! Educate! A WWI Student Film Documentary “When I Get Home” (Part One)

By Corine Carey (Burnaby Highschool Social Studies Teacher, MEd in Imaginative Education) As a Social Studies teacher for the past 16 years, and with the 100-year anniversary of the armistice ending WWI last fall, I had been trying to think of ways to highlight the significance of this anniversary to my students. I can only […]

Mathematics: Where The Wild Things Are

By: Matthew Oldridge (Mathematics Instructor) Author, baker, musician, and mathematician Eugenia Cheng once said in an interview: “If you have a huge imagination, that means you have a huge capacity for thinking about mathematics.” This is notable as we usually assume that things like logic and inductive and deductive reasoning are the main keys to […]