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.…

Story Workshop is a classroom structure initially developed at Opal School to support language and literacy. Evolving over time, teachers are finding that the use of rich materials such as clay, paint, props, or blocks can play an integral role in language development, and strongly support children to see themselves as storytellers and authors.…

Getting Started with your School GardenThere has always been a keen interest in gardens in Surrey Schools. Gardens represent the possibility for experiential, meaningful learning experiences, and places of wonder and relaxation. The following guide is intended to walk you through the process of applying for and supporting a school garden. From inspiration to…