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TED Talks: using tech to bring speakers into class

Written by Andrew Jones. First published by the Guardian on Friday 12 April 2013.

Outside speakers can be invaluable to schools. I particularly remember Zigi Shipper, a survivor of Auschwitz, who told a story in my school that resonated with the students so much that they wanted to organise a remembrance concert for victims of the Holocaust. 685 more words


Day 327 - Getting lazy

I think, anyone who compares my earliest posts during this study years with those later ones, will clearly see a major difference and be able to tell how my blogging enthusiasm has completely died down. 123 more words

Day 326 -Leadership

It’s been a veeeery long while since I last posted – in fact more than a month, but understandably, that’s because I haven’t been going to school. 386 more words

Class of 2017: Fall 2016 Electives Update

Dear Students,

Welcome back!  We realize this is coming a little early, but we want to make sure you are ready for the start of the Fall semester. 512 more words

Registration & Enrollment

Teacher Tasks

As we write this message the students are taking part in team games within an English Learning context, the students have been cartwheeling and running around whilst learning a lot of English! Best of both worlds!


TOS Review: ArtAchieve

My youngest has always struggled with his fine motor skills. As an elementary school student he received OT, which helped, but even now I still see him working really hard to do certain things when it comes to writing. 556 more words


Five Reasons You Should Study Breadth at the VCA

Rosemary is currently in her second year of her Bachelor of Music and is hoping to graduate as a music therapist. She is currently building up her cat collection and spends time with her kid at the park when she’s not collecting cats. 601 more words