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Students leading students … committee life @VRG

Last Tuesday, VRG student committees manned info tables throughout HB.  Their mission was to show all students which committees were available at VRG.  Via our student association (elevkår), student-led committees offer all students the opportunity to get involved in extra-curricular activities. … Continue reading

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Year 2 students building the skills needed to “Seize the Day”

During our start of school two-day project, Seize the Day/Fånga Livet, students in year 2 listened and learned about skills needed to find “balance.”  To be able to Seize the Day, characteristics like grit, courage, curiosity, openness, diversity, honesty, leadership … Continue reading

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Remembering 2015-16 …

Thanks for this year!/ Tack för i år!

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During a non-traditional exam, students solve challenges of global warming

In a recent seminar, students were challenged to use their skills from their Natural Science and their Social Science class to manage the challenges of global warming.  By using a computer simulation program, students were able to test the long-term climate … 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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What we learned on our study trip to Tanzania …

(This blog entry is written by many students – a collaborative effort of all the students who participated in this study trip …) Day 1 -2: Environmental Field Studies in Selous Our group of 14 students and two teachers land in … Continue reading

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One student inspires and challenges others

VRG is so proud of our senior science student, Julia Reinius.  She recently represented our school in the national competition for best young researcher.  Julia won the Gösta Lindners scholarship for Technical Chemistry applications. This is how she described her … Continue reading

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VRG creates Blended Learning Envrionments

Originally published here>> Kristy Lundström, rektor (head of school): We are always trying to find ways to create the “perfect” learning environment for our students. The challenge is that the “perfect” environment can look different from student to student, from … Continue reading

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Digitalized feedback system gives more time for teacher-student dialogue

On a recent walk-through visit, I was impressed to see how one teacher had solved the challenge of answering every student’s question at the same time. In our Programming course, Gustav Bonds has found a way for students to get … Continue reading

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#EPR2016 – VRGD students show they can do “Entreprenörskap på riktigt”

On February 22, VRGD students participated in the annual Junior Achievement Sweden* conference for high school students at Älvsjö Conference Center. Each UF Company decorated their own booth, pitched their ideas and sold their products.  Everything from ripping jeans to … Continue reading

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