Monthly Archives: November 2011

Learning and Leading from the Playground and Beyond

Upon reflection, the past week was filled with wonderful examples of learning at all levels in our school district.  Having thrice daily supervision responsibilities at an elementary school and a secondary school gives me the added opportunity to connect with kids, … Continue reading

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Curriculum Design for a 21st Century School

The Abbotsford School District is engaged in a review of educational services in the Hansen family of schools.  In conjunction with the District’s Strategic Plan and the BC Ed Plan, there is compelling need to personalize and engage students actively … Continue reading

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A Bold Vision – Imagine Hansen!

A Bold Vision – Imagine Hansen! (For Discussion Purposes Only) Guiding Question:  How can the Hansen family of schools be re-created to prepare students for the 21st century? A.    Introduction:   What is the current situation? One of our district’s greatest … Continue reading

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Let Us Boldly Go!…………….. where every school should go.

A.  Overview:  (This is a draft document for the purposes of starting a discussion only.) My thinking has been guided by the following questions: Why are Reimer Middle and Hansen Secondary schools declining in enrolment? Where do the students within the Hansen family … Continue reading

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