Re-imagining How We Engage Students in Self-Assessment

“We are always slow in admitting any great change of which we do not see the immediate steps.” – Charles Darwin When we’re talking about changing an aspect of the educational system, change is slow. The first step is recognizing that something is no longer serving the function it once was. Heavy reliance on testing […]

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 […]

Why LiD? Why Now?

Being new to the CIRCE team, I was curious why educators are drawn to the Learning in Depth, or LiD, program. I personally support the student-centered approach, and allowing space for multiple forms of learning, but I do not yet have first-hand experience with the program. I reached out to the LiD community of educators […]

LiD International: Update on Learning In Depth Programs In Busan, South Korea

Dr. Hoy-Yong Kim, Dean of Education at Pusan University, South Korea, was recently in Vancouver with some of his colleagues from Pusan University. We had the pleasure of meeting with them and hearing about the LiD programs in Busan, South Korea. What follows is a brief update on their LiD work. While the full extent […]

4th Annual Learning in Depth (LiD) Open House

By Tara Scott (LiD teacher/facilitator) Mar Jok Elementary school recently celebrated its 4thyear of wondering, exploring and learning through LiD with an annual school community showcase. Ryan and Kaydn ~ Electricity and Oceans Questions surrounding how students are going to communicate their learning begin to surface at this time and students have, in the past, […]