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Why teach?...

Often I think as educators we get so caught up in the chaos of every day – marking, meetings, lesson plans, reports, taking the roll, uniform checks, etc etc. 326 more words

Thoughts

Our Children are Creative by Nature

Children have a natural curiosity and creativity- and express it freely when young. They are able to learn new things rapidly, becoming proficient at communicating in their native language in their first five years. 389 more words

Creative By Nature

The Real Agenda of "So-Called" Education Reform

 “What if I told you that the hidden agenda of those controlling public education policy has actually been… to snuff out young people’s natural creativity, curiosity, independence, freedom of thinking and love of learning?”

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Learner-centered Education

Our 2nd Graders Visit Casitas Pass Farm!

Written by 2nd Grade parent, Kolmi Majumdar

Our hosts, Warren and Cyndi, led the children over a magical swinging bridge across a ravine into the farm – we all proclaimed our chosen animal names to the canyon in greeting!   154 more words

The Class of 2015: The final Westside School Outdoor Education adventure

The first destination for the eighth grade class during their Outdoor Education spring trip week was the Hummocks Loop Trail, where they saw firsthand the recovery of the Toutle River valley since the 1980 eruption, and enjoyed beautiful views of Mt. 189 more words

Middle School

A trip down the Grande Ronde River - seventh grade spring trip!

The seventh grade class traveled to Eastern Oregon to go rafting on the Grande Ronde River during their week of Outdoor Education. After arriving, the first order of business was a game of capture the flag. 77 more words

Middle School