Over the years I have written and spoken about my strong belief that, as an educational institution, St. Clement’s School’s goal is not to prepare our girls for a particular profession or job but,
Minding the Gap
Last week I attended the Times Higher Education (THE) Teaching Excellence World Summit at Western University. This three-day conference was an opportunity to meet with higher education administration and to hear from professionals and experts on teaching and learning,
The Art of Persuasion and Why I am Optimistic About the Future
Over the past four days, St. Clement’s School has played host to the International Independent Schools’ Public Speaking Competition. Our small community has welcomed over forty-five school teams and their coaches from Canada,
Time Changes: Beyond Adjusting for Light
As I headed home on Saturday afternoon after a long walk, having met with a friend and browsed through a book store, I couldn’t help but reflect on what a difference I noticed in my headspace.
Things to Worry About
On Saturday evening, I had dinner with friends whom I met when in Ireland four years ago. Both work in the School of Education at Trinity College Dublin. Aiden has just started a new administrative role as Senior Tutor,
Vectors and Values: My ‘Interdisciplinary Lesson’
After attending a Math class about vectors and a Business Leadership class in which the girls were determining their values for the year, I was reminded of our girls’ important role in their learning experiences.
Your friends could hold the secret to a long, happy life
Actually, Life is Long
After several conversations with current parents and alumnae over the last few days, I feel the need to challenge what I keep hearing: that there is tremendous pressure on students these days and that they must have a clear direction and solid answers as to where they are going whether it be in post-secondary,