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That’s so Lakefield

One day this week, as I watched Garret Hart empty maple tree buckets in the rain, I thought – that’s so Lakefield.  And immediately a bunch of other images came to mind: 415 more words

Making time for “the moments”

Last Sunday, I woke up to a note from a student I taught at Lower Canada College 15 years ago.  And it made me wonder – what makes a student wake up and write to an old teacher?  675 more words

Educational Leadership

The Secret Sauce of Great Schools

As we think about our new strategic plan here at Lakefield College School, we are engaging in professional development that is focused on our future.  554 more words

Casa Sula – Environments for Life

***Transforming Education Series: A Model in Costa Rica***

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           I recently discovered Casa Sula, a school in Costa Rica that draws on the lessons from a wide range of great schools models–Montessori, Waldorf, the forest school model, the unschooling movement, and certain aspects of Japanese primary education. 59 more words