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Class revolution is the wheel deal

Class revolution is the wheel deal | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

 

IT IS pedal-driven, has two wheels and brakes and is responsible for a spike in school attendance on Wednesdays at Kensington Community High.

The humble bicycle is also being credited for reducing the number of suspensions and improving the fitness and classroom behaviour of a group of 12 to 16-year-old boys at the school.

Teacher Ollie Claydon introduced an applied learning subject at Kensington Community High in July called bike ed.

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Eco-my-flat Competition and Workshops - Sustainability - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Eco-my-flat Competition and Workshops - Sustainability - University of Canterbury - New Zealand | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

Eco-my-flat is a competition and workshop programme that runs first semester of each year. It's aimed at helping students save money and become more eco-friendly (with some great prizes to be won along the way!).

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Gaia University

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Gaia University provides a liberating structure that empowers me to design my life and learning. I deeply appreciate the support I receive in developing and using my gifts to create models of right livelihood while actively regenerating our human systems and living planet.
Marissa Evans, Associate

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Teaching our children to be "Green" (and help save the planet) - Go Green - SustainLane

Teaching our children to be "Green" (and help save the planet) - Go Green - SustainLane | Transition Culture | Scoop.it
Growing up, my parents would always tell me “respect your elders,” “say please and thank you". However, what they did not tell me was that we have a duty to respect our planet, specifically with green actions.

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A Definition of Collaborative vs Cooperative Learning

Collaboration is a philosophy of interaction and personal lifestyle whereas cooperation is a structure of interaction designed to facilitate the accomplishment of an end product or goal.


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What we did on Eco My Flat!

These videos are a final output of the Eco My Flat 2010 "significant change" video project, where students involved in the University of Canterbury's Eco-my-...
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c o u n c i l . for . g l o b a l . e d u c a t i o n

Promotes new educational model focusing on coexistence skills, character; offers networking, teacher training, and more...

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Save Footscray City Primary School

Save Footscray City Primary School | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

On Wednesday the 26th October, the State Government announced it will sack our school council and axe the Steiner program with no consultation.

The only explanation given has been an allusion to disharmony at the school – a disharmony that the majority of parents feel is non-existent.

No documentation or information has been provided of what this apparent disharmony is, how it has been assessed or what efforts have been taken to resolve it before making this decision.

This decision will affect every child at the school, whether in Steiner or mainstream. For some it may have lasting detrimental effects.

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Prep School Builds a Battle Royale of Sustainability | Frontier Learning

Prep School Builds a Battle Royale of Sustainability | Frontier Learning | Transition Culture | Scoop.it

The students of Choate Rosemary Hall are going to live in a brand new facility where they will compete at sustainability.

 

@cmhensch: "Competing at sustainability" is somewhat a contradiction in terms - living sustainably is a collaborative undertaking.

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5 resources for teachers on climate change and the environment

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5 resources for teachers on climate change and the environment...
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