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Colour Me Happy is a children's book about looking after yourself, trusting those who love you, creating kind spaces, and magic! Thank you for joining Mo and me on this journey. Updates found here the last Friday of every month.

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Finding Space For Art

Early October, frost crept onto the banks of the Red River. I cross the river on a footbridge every morning, and I watched as delicate ice grew, covering the edges or the still-flowing river over the course of three days. A week passed, and only a small patch of water remained. A month later, that … Continue reading Finding Space For Art

Art, Emotion, and Autism– The Seven Students Who Brought Me Here

Note: This was the first of four pre-service reflections I completed for my Education course at the University of Winnipeg. In the winter of 2016, the Louis Riel School Division invited me to participate in their Propel program. Propel is a project-based learning program for students who have ambition, but are not finding success in … Continue reading Art, Emotion, and Autism– The Seven Students Who Brought Me Here

L’éducation fondée sur l’expérience, et son importance pour la future de notre systèm scolaire

Ça fait longs temps qu’on sait que notre système d’éducation n’est pas parfait, mais c’est difficile d’imaginer rien autre que le système qu’on sait aujourd’hui. Difficile, mais pas impossible. Pendent les dernières quelques années, des programmes qui encouragent l'apprentissage basé sur des projets devient de plus en plus populaire. Ces programmes transforment la salle de … Continue reading L’éducation fondée sur l’expérience, et son importance pour la future de notre systèm scolaire