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June 5, 2018 – 9:03 pm | One Comment | 476 views

This year, I had the opportunity to work directly and almost daily with the online teaching team at LEARN. My job: to facilitate and guide (heaven help them!) the design, development and delivery of our …

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Animals in School? Fostering empathy through civic engagement

October 10, 2017 – 1:39 pm | Comments Off on Animals in School? Fostering empathy through civic engagement1,158 views

A special guest post by Emelie Luciani from Engage Animal Welfare Education – engageanimal.org
The Grade 6 students at Nesbitt School were lining up for their turn to greet Athena and Sofia. Having done this activity …

Dear Prime Minister: Writing letters for World Environment Day

May 16, 2017 – 12:39 pm | One Comment | 1,233 views

Back in 2002, when I was teaching Secondary Three English Language Arts, then-United States President George W. Bush was trying to pull together a coalition of allies to attack Iraq for (wrongly) suspecting the country …

Singing the Grade School Blues

April 19, 2017 – 9:33 am | 2 Comments | 826 views

When I was about twelve years old I was flipping through my parent’s record collection and came across B.B. King ‎– Live In Cook County Jail, an album cover faded and textured like prison denim.
From …

The Students Have Spoken: Virtual Communities & Changing Learning Styles

January 12, 2016 – 12:01 pm | 2 Comments | 1,412 views

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Editor’s note: Happy New Year 2016!
In our second edition of The Students Have Spoken, LEARN turned once again to its online students to get their authentic voice on a few pertinent questions. This time, we asked two questions to …

The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face

November 6, 2015 – 9:22 am | Comments Off on The Students Have Spoken: Online Classes vs. Face to Face1,648 views

The student’s voice tends to be the voice not heard enough in the classrooms of the world. We at LEARN decided it might be time that students were given a platform to let their voices resound. What …

GrEau: From School Project to Business Opportunity

June 3, 2014 – 12:28 pm | 3 Comments | 2,420 views
The GrEau Team: Teacher Chris Wong, Josh Boland, Benjamin Collier, Brandon Leon

 
One of LEARN’s online students, Benjamin Collier, shares his experience with a school project developed this year by a group of students at Mecatina School in the du Littoral School Board.  We are so proud …