The Heroic Classroom: A Daily Search for the Heroic Qualities and Imaginative Tools in My Lessons

By Christa Rawlings (MEd in IE; Grade 6 Teacher, Learning in Depth Teacher) I have been teaching in the Surrey School District in British Columbia, Canada, since 2002. The majority of my career has been spent working in a designated inner-city school teaching upper intermediate students.  I am very passionate about the benefits of Kieran […]

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. […]

Spinndle for LiD: Supporting Assessment Through an OnLine Tool

Two weeks ago, CIRCE hosted part one of a two-part webinar series for CIRCE LiD teachers to learn more about Spinndle, and how co-founders Jack and Kris can tailor their assessment as learning platform to meet LiD educator needs. We began the webinar by asking why teachers love using LiD in their classrooms. Here are […]

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. […]