Category Archives: vrg info

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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Remembering “Studentbalen 2017”

A lovely evening had by all …  led by toastmasters, Melker and Sara, the class of 2017 celebrated in style at their prom last Monday. Endearing and heartfelt speeches, fun and entertaining videos, as well as some well-deserved awards, and, of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, the most powerful learning takes place outside the classroom and in the connection between people

Sometimes I observe the most powerful learning in the most unexpected place.  A couple of weeks ago, I visited some students doing field work at another school.  What I expected to see was far exceeded by what I came to … Continue reading

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Remembering Culture Café 2017 / Kulturkafé 2017

Thanks to all of our Music and Art profile students who “stole the show” during our Culture Café 2017 … Watching the concert: and listening . . . Then, we were able to walk through the exciting art show: The whole … 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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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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