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  1. The Importance of Entrepreneurship in Schools



    My first full time job as a teacher was at the Sterling Hall School of Toronto.  Sterling Hall (SHS) is a highly respected boys’ school that was, in hindsight, on the cutting edge of progressive education.  Our principal, Ian Robinson,... Read Full Article
  2. On Backwards Learning & Pizza Dough



    I am writing this blog post after returning from making pizza dough with fourth grade students.   I am forever struck by the energy, brilliance, and focus that young children can put in to any activity that they find engaging. ... Read Full Article
  3. Headwaters Academy Launches Living Report Card



    Headwaters Academy has launched a sample version of their living report card that the public can view online.   Principal Mark Brown explains that though traditional report cards never excited him he has a great deal of enthusiasm for the... Read Full Article
  4. A Sneak Preview Inside Headwaters Academy



    Headwaters Academy is situated on 110 acres of shared forest, fields, & streams with the Elephant Thoughts Experiential Education Centre.  One of our founding promises is to “engage students in an exceptional outdoor and environmental education program.”  There is, however,... Read Full Article
  5. Capital Upgrades to Begin at Headwaters Academy



    Headwaters Academy will begin capital improvements to its school building at the Elephant Thoughts Experiential Education Centre in early July.  Capital upgrades will be under the supervision of Principal Mark Brown and Headwaters Advisory Team member John Wilson, a leading... Read Full Article