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Media and Information Literacy – our VR Librarians are hard at work!

Guest blogger:  Maria Axelsson and Anja Vikingson   This is a busy fall for our libraries and our librarians.  There are many activities and a lot of development happening. And, with that, a lot of transformations, just like outside! First, we … Continue reading

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Using Word Feud to build vocabulary

Our Lead Teacher, Robin Smith, explains in this article how he uses Word Feud to build vocabulary.  Need the article in English?  Open the link and translate the page in Chrome. Click here>> to read the full article.  

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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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EK3 students use art as inspiration for their UF companies

At VRG, we believe, “Art and Science go Hand-in-Hand.”  Yet, what does that really mean for students who study business?   To kick-off their senior year, students in VRG Djursholm Economy program visited the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE) Art … 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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SGLI 2017 – Becoming peacemakers with friends from around the world

Guest bloggers:  Robin Nordström, Alice Corneliusson, Sahand Salary For the eighth year in a row, the Student Global Leadership Institute (SGLI) brought more than 70 high school students from 23 schools in 9 countries to Hawaii. The three high school students … Continue reading

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VRG Lead Teacher, Mona von Porat, shares her findings regarding formative teaching methods

VRG Lead Teacher, Mona von Porat, shares her findings from a yearlong study of best practices with formative teaching methods in our municipality’s classrooms. Click here to read the entire report: (NOTE:  entire report in Swedish) #variationinmethod #effective #efficient #vocabularybank … Continue reading

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When student work is recognized outside of school, it becomes more real

Students excel in many different ways.  Music students show their talents in concerts, athletes show their skills on the playing fields and entrepreneurial students win their competitions for the best company.  And, while it is true that our top academic … 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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