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Life after the hub model: Can satellite campuses save rural NS?

Well, the annual summer pack up of classrooms is over, and for some, this is a sad time of the year indeed. Despite the downright heroic efforts of a few small community groups, a few small community schools have heard their death knell sounded, and, barring a major miracle, will soon be closed for good. 1,252 more words

Public Education

A word about the small school

As mentioned in an earlier post, I’m soon to be moving on from my current job and to a new school, country and challenge. I’m really excited about this move for a number of personal reasons (mostly quality of life for my young son) and professional reasons (I’m moving to a much more well established school, and one that will offer me many new opportunities). 553 more words

Teaching

Spring Break, How A Teacher Recoops

How to you recharge when you get to a break? I don’t know about you but this is the area that I find the most challenging. 240 more words

Edcuation

Getting Started

I’ve always been spoilt for space in my previous school environments – plenty of indoor space and sprawling outdoor areas – endless opportunity to create open ended play areas, set up obstacle courses or make a house…A couple of years ago it became necessary for me to give up my rented school space and relocate to my own front garden – the problem was it was tiny and not at all what I was used to. 715 more words

Activities

the little school that could...

From Vermont to Monteverde

Field Research has been the cornerstone of this little school in the Green Mountains of Vermont–at the grassroots level within its small flourishing community–to the State Capital and the Nation’s Capital–to the Atlantic coast and the shores of NYC–and finally to Central America–in its capstone work for graduating students. 390 more words

The World & VT

The toughness of the dinner lady

I am sure that I have blogged or tweeted about this somewhere else, however after spending an hour on two  on the playground on the two coldest days of the year, they once again have my heartfelt thanks and utmost respect. 48 more words

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Tory Island School

This programme pays a visit to the smallest secondary school in Irelannd, Coláiste Phobail Cholmcille on Tory Island,  off the north west coast of Donegal, Ireland’s most remote island. 99 more words

Radio