Tag Archives: environmental issues

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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VRG goes (environ)Mental

On March 27, VRGD celebrated Earth Hour a day early.  Different activities throughout the day reminded us all of the important message Earth Hour sends . . . Students watched Cowspiracy: Students shared infographics and informative videos from their Think … Continue reading

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Think Global, Act Local – wow, look what students can do when they put their mind to it …

Year 2 students have been working with sustainable development within their Physics 1 or Natural Science 1 courses. During this year’s project, teams of students were encouraged to use their creativity and brainstorm ideas for making local change that can … Continue reading

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