Tag Archives: English

A lesson beyond the classroom

Guest blogger:  Lead teacher, Sue Tennander Topic: authentic learning   In the Communications course of the English programme, students study human interaction and communication in different contexts. Social interaction is undoubtedly something that all students already have plenty of experience … 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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Students explain Swedish culture to non-Swedes in their year 1 project

Each year, VRG students spend the first two weeks in January working on a cross-curricular project.  We suspend the regular schedule and students work with one big task for the entire period.  Students work in groups. We believe that this … Continue reading

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An investment in our teachers is an investment in student learning

We believe that our teachers are the #1 key to helping our students succeed. Therefore, Viktor Rydberg Schools have made a purposeful choice to invest in the professional development of all of our teachers using a three-year cycle. In addition … Continue reading

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Haiku translates into international friendships

haiku translates into international friendships for #spets students in Budapest Continue reading

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Creative “MyStyle” projects are a great way to end the year …

In a joint assignment from their Communications course and English 6, students in year 1 each chose a “MyStyle” project to exhibit their skills.  By choosing a topic that was especially important to them, students were able to really invest in … Continue reading

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Spets 1 English students test their new knowledge at BIPS

Students in our Year 1 Spets English class recently visited the British International Primary School (BISS). After studying different learning theories, our students “test” different pedagogical approaches on student groups at BISS. “We had a great variety of activities presented … Continue reading

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Do you read Emoji?

Students in the VRG Spets English program share their learning with younger students from sister school, VRS Spets English program. Is Emoji: the first truly global language?  This was an article our Communication course students read to debate the effects of … Continue reading

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In a short time, Eng 7 students accomplish a lot!

Read these inspiring imagist poems from Eng 7. They whipped outside for a short time and were busy with these for less than an hour.   Maple Leaf, Upon the grey Gravel, Green as the grass in summer Lies, Innocent Yet so experienced, No … Continue reading

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How does English speaking media view Sweden? Year 1 students now know …

During the first two weeks of this term, students in year 1 dropped their regular schedule to focus on a specific cross-curricular challenge – How does media in English-speaking countries view Sweden and Swedish society? More specifically, students were to prove … Continue reading

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