SFU, Maple Ridge eye environmental school

SFU’s Faculty of Education, the District of Maple Ridge, School District 42 and other community partners are exploring the possibility of opening a model environmental school and learning centre in the municipality as early as September 2010. Assistant professors Sean Blenkinsop and Mark Fettes, co-directors of SFU’s Imaginative Education Research Group (IERG), approached Maple Ridge […]

Green school praised

What started as a conversation between the vice-principal and teacher-librarian at Yennadon Elementary about learning and understanding the world has blossomed into an idea of creating an environmental school in School District 42. Jodi MacQuarrie, the teacher-librarian at Yennadon, is doing her doctorate degree at Simon Fraser University and was able to bring researchers from […]