SD42 at forefront of place-based learning

Work on Maple Ridge’s proposed environmental school project continues, and the plan is to bring it to the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Board of Education in November. Full Story: Maple Ridge Times – SD42 at forefront of place-based learning

First of its kind learning model to be explored in SD42

From SD42 Connections Fall 2010 Just what is an environmental school? For many, the first thing that comes to mind is some connection to nature and the outdoors. But that is jut one of the components currently being explored as part of a recently launched five-year research project in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Full […]

Enviro school needs home

The Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows School District’s proposed environmental school is still on target to open next school year, despite not yet having a facility to call home. The program aims to take students out of the classroom and into the natural world to learn about sustainability and the environment, and is headed up by former […]

Eco-School-Project June 2010 Leaflet

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Enviro school a new take on learning

By Robert Mangelsdorf – Maple Ridge News A proposed environmental-focused school being developed by School District No. 42 is hoping to tear down the traditional classroom and bring students outside, in what could be the vanguard of a new educational philosophy. Yennadon vice-principal Clayton Maitland is helping spearhead the program and says the idea began […]