A whole school community founded on the philosophy of empowering students to manage their own learning and turn their ideas into reality. At Templestowe College "Yes" is the default.
A student centred classroom design, inspired by Starbucks, seeking to give students ownership of their learning and revitalize classroom environments. Flexible seating has been show to increase collab
Democratic Kindergartens enshrine children’s rights into a kindergarten constitution where children use their voice to shape rules and make decisions, guided by understanding and fairness, to provide
innovationLeadership Studies Class/Curriculum
Students learn about leadership and through a partnership I developed with the University of Pittsburgh, can earn college credit. Students learn different theories, such as Kouzes & Posner's Leadershi
innovationTechnology and Data Fluency Project
Fluency explores how technology/data can serve as tools to enhance the voices of teachers and students. Being “fluent” means gathering information, reconciling it with personal experience, and influen
I-Think – Reel World Problem Challenges for K-12 Education
I-Think works all levels of the education system building mechanisms for system changes. We have developed frameworks for Innovation & Creativity used across Ontario schools, built programs to shift t
Headrush captures a living record of project planning, execution, assessment and reporting for schools breaking the bounds of traditional education. Students pursue their passions while meeting school
newsYouth Initiative In Macedonia Gets Young People Active In Education Change
52% of students want more opportunities to voice their opinion on education. Pegasus English Language School in Macedonia is giving young people a platform to decide the types of education innovation
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Meixi of Redes de Tutoria explains how self-directed learning impacts the young people she works with, and shares her hopes for the future of education.
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What do kids think about school? It's a simple question but one that is rarely asked. We thought it's about time someone changed that... so we did!
articleStudents Want Better Relationships With Their Teachers, This Is Why That Matters
Nearly half of students want better relationships with their teachers, as revealed by HundrED's Global Youth Survey. We explore how powerful the student-teacher relationship is, particularly for disad
articleNo Education Without Representation: 3 Ways To Democratize Your School
Schools might teach about democracy, but what messages are students actually receiving? Democracy is about much more than casting the occasional vote. Here are 3 innovative ways to get democracy on th