Jul
28
2015

Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal on harmonized design for schools

Douglas Cardinal is one of Canada’s most renowned architects. He has designed numerous buildings over the past 50 years, including schools, health centers, museums, theaters, administrative offices, churches, hotels, houses, industrial buildings and community plans across Canada and the US. Much of his work is influenced by his Metis Blackfoot/Kainai aboriginal heritage, and many projects … Continue reading Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal on harmonized design for schools

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Mar
29
2015

Reshaping Education for the Digital Age

from the Harvard Gazette An increasing number of people around the world will be engaged by education in ways never imagined before. “It’s higher education in the connected age, where we can connect with anyone and anything, anytime.” These are the words of Diana Oblinger, president and CEO of EDUCAUSE, speaking at the Harvard Graduate … Continue reading Reshaping Education for the Digital Age

Mar
21
2015

Finland schools replace subjects with ‘topics’

Finland is well known as having one of the best, if not the best, education systems in the world. With scores in both literacy and numeracy at the top of the heap, only¬† Singapore and China outperform Finland in the PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) rankings, which has caused educators to flock to the … Continue reading Finland schools replace subjects with ‘topics’