About a million years ago, I was a high school student in Ontario, Canada. It was a prerequisite for us to accumulate 40 hours of community service in order to graduate. This can seem like an eternity to a teenager but, spread over four years, it really did not take mu...

Like all subjects, a science lesson can easily occupy the extremes of either the mundane, unengaging, and outdated, or the fun, attention-grabbing, and thought provoking. Like all other subjects, it usually sits comfortably in the middle of the two. The question, for a...

Pictured: High School students learn to calculate distance between points in two and three dimension during a Hong Kong Atlas field trip.

How often do we find our students reluctant or unable to recognise and use knowledge they already have to help them solve or underst...

 I think everybody in this country should learn how to programme a computer, because it teaches you how to “think” -- Steve Jobs

I’m sure most of you must have heard or read that coding is the “must-have” skill of the future. But perhaps you’ve doubted the value and wis...

A couple of weeks ago, when I asked my class how many played video games, almost every arm in the room instantly shot up. So it wasn’t really a surprise when students in my Grade 5 class showed high levels of engagement in a week of immersive learning at the Foundry wh...

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