Category Archives: staff

VRG and Stockholm University work together to improve the learning in Physics

(Guest blogger: Lead Teacher, Patrik Friggebo) New school year and our physics project at VRG Odenplan is starting its second and last phase, exciting! This year, we will focus on Physics 2. For those who do not know, I can … Continue reading

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“Brain Breaks” give students better focus

Guest blogger:  Jonas Kärnström, Lead Teacher at VRS Djursholm Can we improve student focus and, ultimately, their academic results by having them “move more”? I have been thinking about this notion for some time.  I have read studies about just … Continue reading

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The staff that runs together stays together #WeareVRSkolor

  Last week, more than 230 VR Schools staff members met up to run or walk the Bellmans Race in Stockholm.  This is the largest relay race in Sweden. After an intense school start week, this was just the boost … Continue reading

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Grow Trees Grow … Graduation 2017

A day filled with photos, memories, smiles, tears, stories, speeches and song … it was truly a day to remember! Songs at lunch … Kristy’s speech: The day has finally arrived … your graduation day.  All of your hard work … Continue reading

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Kollegialt lärande ur olika perspektiv

Guest blog author:  Markus Anderson Under mina fyra år som förstelärare på VRG Djursholm har kollegialt lärande stått i fokus. Innebörden av kollegialt lärande för en skola är att lärare på ett strukturerat sätt via olika aktiviteter lär sig av … Continue reading

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Teachers team together & learn from each other @VR Workshops 2017

      On March 17, more than 200 Viktor Rydberg Schools teachers assembled at VRG Jarlaplan for an afternoon of lectures and workshops –  led by VR teachers, for VR teachers. #learningleaders       The afternoon began wit … Continue reading

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IDA – Instructional Design Academy – an idea in the making

15 teachers, 2 days, 1 focus = how to describe, improve and further develop the quality of instruction at the Viktor Rydberg schools … IDA, Instructional Design Academy, is an idea in the making. In January, we gathered a group … Continue reading

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Blended Learning in Physics gets the whole group engaged …

During the past four weeks, our staff has been studying and reflecting over what blended learning is and how does it, could it and should it work in our school.  We have broken down the definition, looked at models and … Continue reading

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Teachers save time and students learn more with oral exams in math

What if oral exams could help students learn more and save time for teachers? Recently in Math 5, our teacher team tested this very idea.  This was a revised approach from a pilot they did with the same group of … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities – Year 2 Spets project

Student authors of this blog post are: Anna Winberg, Astrid Körmendi, Clara Bergström, Ellinor Myrman and Liv Havander Every year after Christmas break VRG Djursholm has two weeks reserved from regular school work. These two weeks are often referred to as … Continue reading

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