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  1. Volunteer Gallery – May 13, 2017



    These were our incredible volunteers working at Headwaters to finish our building and start our outdoor landscaping on sunny May 13th .  It takes a community to build a school – our volunteers take this to heart! Trevor Black Fran... Read Full Article
  2. Hidden Ability



    In two weeks my Grade 5 students here in Bermuda will host the 8th Annual What Matters Conference.  This is a conference that my students started back in 2010 and it includes research projects by students on topics that matter... Read Full Article
  3. Trailblazer Thursdays at Headwaters Academy



    Headwaters Academy’s website has had, from its inception, a main landing page with the quote “learning cannot be constrained by four walls”.  We know, from experience, that children engaging with the world beyond our school boundaries will lead to higher... Read Full Article
  4. Sustainable School Finance



    Sustainable School Finance – A Post by Principal Brown   How money is spent in schools is an important topic.  I might be far more animated when speaking of student achievement, innovative education programs, forward thinking assessment, and student-led entrepreneurship.  ... Read Full Article
  5. A School Built for Learning



    As I (Headwaters Principal Mark Brown) prepare to leave Bermuda word is leaking out that I’m moving on to open a new school.  The question that parents and colleagues invariably ask is “what kind of school is it?”   My... Read Full Article
  6. Purposeful Outdoor Education



      Headwaters Academy is located on 110 acres of shared outdoor space with the Elephant Thoughts Experiential Education Centre, formerly known as Kimbercote Farm.  Perched on the Niagara Escarpment overlooking Georgian Bay, we have streams, ponds, forests, and fields with... Read Full Article
  7. Changing the Concept of a Due Date



    Traditional teaching practice in regards to project due dates is as follows: 1) Set the assignment due date. 2) Have students hand in their assignments on this date. 3) Evaluate the assignments, put a mark on the front, and hand... Read Full Article