A positive personal and cultural identity is the awareness, understanding, and appreciation of all the facets that contribute to a healthy sense of oneself. It includes awareness and understanding of one’s family background, heritage(s), language(s), beliefs, and perspectives in a pluralistic society. Students who have a positive personal and cultural identity value their personal and…

Surrey educator Annie Ohana weaves together priority practices of curriculum design and instructional strategies to activate the power of place-based learning. “There’s limitations to these walls. If the student’s mature enough to choose the place, to have an understanding of some sort of narrative, some sort of story that they want to learn more about.…