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If you are a fan of Inquiring Minds, you will know that we HEART Sir Ken Robinson. His eloquence at capturing what is at the very centre of education, and his dedication to creativity and thinking continue to motivate and inspire us at Richland. Here 
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We’re sharing this interesting article, written by Rob Riordan, the President of High Tech High GSE in the United States. Mr. Riordan wrote the article for edutopia.org, another favourite blog of ours here at Inquiring Minds. In it, Mr. Riordan emphasizes the importance of 21st 
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From the publishers of GOOD magazine, we bring you this impressive video on the Future of Learning. We encourage you to watch it, and welcome your feedback. ‘Students are the future, but what’s the future for students? To arm them with the relevant, timeless skills 
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We wanted to share this insightful piece from The Washington Post, which identifies the top 10 skills children learn form the arts. Although the article makes reference to the American education system, the facts remain the same. The skills garnered from experience with the arts 
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Today Inquiring Minds would like to share an interesting post from Ben Johnson on brain-based learning. At Richland, we don’t just consider what our students learn; we also put great thought into how our students learn – and this article is an example of what 
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“The Initiative believes that the more that is discovered about how the brain works and the various motives which drive human behaviour, the more we are convinced that education has to be about much more than intellectual development, and that learning and schooling are certainly 
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We recently learned from a Richland parent about these awesome place mats. This link provides a template to print and laminate, so that your children can write on them with dry erase markers and wipe off to start again. Here is our favourite design: These 
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“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” ― Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island At Richland we celebrate the arts and are continually reminded of the power of arts integration through our Reggio-inspired Inquiry Learning approach. One needs 
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The mention of the name Vygotsky takes me right back to university, where his name as an influential psychologist and educational theorist was first introduced. Inquiring Minds would like to share some of his more noteworthy insights on education, primarily because of their relevance to 
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“…The heart of the issue for 21st Century Learning is not merely using technology but regularly engaging students with questions they can explore rather than only answers we want them to absorb.” As part of our commitment to sharing insights and reflections on learning in 
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