Any teacher will tell you that, even if they are the same age, there is great variation in each students’ readiness to learn a particular concept or skill. So why do we keep organizing students based on their age?
Understanding the strengths of a community and their shared history and future aspirations, is vital in creating a school environment that has a meaningful local signature and shared ownership.
Join us for a Visioning Session! Engage with leading architects and community development experts who will look at the future of education and the potential for sustainable, community-connected learning, recreation and economic well-being in Sackville.
Let's move towards a process where those who will use a school facility—educators, parents, students—provide the input for school design, location and features unique to the local community. Douglas Park School in Regina is an example that can inspire this process.
Are you interested in education in Sackville? Please join the Mayor of Sackville on Thursday, April 27 for a public discussion about education. This event will focus on NB's 10-Yr Education plan and what that means for Sackville's schools. Key speakers include Chris Treadwell, Assistant Deputy Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and Gregg Ingersoll, Anglophone East School District Superintendent.
What if we were able to take the elements of the basic educational transaction and rearrange their order? Would the revised order have any implications as to how a school might be organized? Hmmm?