May, 2014Archive for

Register for 2 and 3 day Summer Institutes

Tweet Which tools best contribute to engaging students to become responsible citizens? LSF is providing 2 and 3 day professional development institutes this summer in Ontario! All institutes utilize the transformative learning strategies, including inquiry, action and outdoor learning, outlined in our Connecting the Dots Resource. The institutes will help you move your practice from traditional teaching to transformative learning to meet the needs of 21st century learners.   Ontario Institutes: Aligning Practice for Inquiry & Assessment July 7-8, 2014 - Toronto, ON Invasive Species – Transforming ...Read more

Connecting the Dots full version now available for download and purchase!

Tweet Learning for a Sustainable Future (LSF) is please to announce our newest resource Connecting the Dots: Key Strategies that Transform Learning for Environmental Education, Citizenship and Sustainability. Connecting the Dots presents a systems perspective of learning that can help all educators transform learning experiences to meet the needs of 21st Century learners.  It identifies seven key interconnected strategies that are increasingly recognized as being essential to profound learning: Inquiry Learning Locally Acting on Learning Integrated Learning Real-world Connections Sharing Responsibility for Learning Considering Alternative Perspectives Connecting the Dots is ...Read more

London District Catholic School Board News: Eco-Night at Holy Family Woodstock

Tweet Eco-Night at Holy Family Woodstock Monday, May 12, 2014. The Eco-Team at Holy Family Catholic French Immersion hosted an Eco-Night during education week. The purpose of the Eco-Night was to inform the Holy Family community of the various eco-friendly initiatives being conducted at Holy Family. The Eco-Team, led by grade 6/7 teacher M. Tellier, is currently involved in morning announcement eco-tips, giving students tips on being environmentally friendly throughout the day.  They monitor the cleanliness of classroom recycling bins and garbage bins, assuring that all ...Read more

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