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!
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Headwaters Academy is pleased to announce that Shannon Foley has accepted a position on the Headwaters Academy Advisory Team.
Shannon joins the Headwaters Academy Advisory Team from the Red-Tailed Hawk Forest School which she founded and operates near Collingwood. ... Read Full Article
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
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
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
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?”
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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
Headwaters Academy to Officially Open September 5th, 2017
On behalf of the entire Headwaters Academy team I would like to announce, officially and formally, that Headwaters Academy will open its doors on September 5th, 2017. Our first two classes... Read Full Article
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
Imagine that you wanted to be sure to spend just 15 minutes connecting with every student in your class. If you had an average elementary class size of 25 students this would require 6.25 hours – more time than the... Read Full Article