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How to use time in the best way? #droptheschedule

At our school, May is a crazy, chaotic month.   Students and teachers have worked for 10 months learning new skills, developing abilities and growing knowledge in each course.  With one month left, we are all trying to focus on … Continue reading

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Learning in the great outdoors!

Biology 1 students leave the classroom to learn more . . . Continue reading

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Variation in the “how” and authentic tasks are key to student motivation

As a school leader, I think a lot about what motivates the students at my school. Of course, our work is greatly informed by current educational research on this topic. Yet, I am left to ponder how does this scientific … Continue reading

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VRG students win at #UF2017 (again!)

This week was #UFSTHLM 2017 week.  Many of our senior economy students presented their UF companies at the annual Junior Achievement Convention in Stockholm. During this convention, each team of students presented their company.  Each company represents a concept the … Continue reading

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Learning Biology in the great outdoors!

Tyresta National Park is a fantastic resource for teachers, students and anyone who lives near Stockholm. The park is full of pristine hiking areas.  Due to the forest fire that raged there in 1999, visitors have the opportunity to see … Continue reading

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Students love learning in the great outdoors …

Year 1 natural science students visited Tyresta National Park last week.   During their visit, they participated in a guided tour and studied various habitats. #activelearning

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VRG Alumni share their experience and advice . . .

Thanks to Liza Lindström and Hanna Grahn, VRG alumni, for coming back and sharing your knowledge, experience and advice. As one of our many guest speakers in the Entrepreneurship course, Liza came and shared her experience.  She gave advice about what to … Continue reading

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“Innovation is key” … Reinfeldt speaks to VRGD students

On Tuesday, April 14, former Prime Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt visited VRGD to speak with all students. During his lecture, Mr. Reinfeldt discussed global trends facing our society, as well as gave advice as to what students could do to prepare … Continue reading

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VRG goes (environ)Mental

On March 27, VRGD celebrated Earth Hour a day early.  Different activities throughout the day reminded us all of the important message Earth Hour sends . . . Students watched Cowspiracy: Students shared infographics and informative videos from their Think … Continue reading

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What happens when three students volunteer because they care?

Caring Education is a company started by three VRG students – Alexander Kamal, Daniel Sternegard, and Thor Åhlgren. Caring Education is a homework help service for students in lower secondary schools.  The special thing about this company is that all proceeds … Continue reading

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