My goal for this unit was to show students how timbers could be manipulated into curved shapes and how that might be used in everyday society.Read More
Co-teacher Lauren Hortie manages a 96% success rate among the at-risk students in her high school.Read More
Crawl out of that box and give them real world skills to be proud of and carry on to adulthood!
Home-school mom Debbie Gillespie encourages other educators to get creative!
Students who were failing with traditional school programs are now doing well at this TDSB alternative school. (Daily Vice video)Read More
Through snowboards, standup-paddle boards and skateboards, CHILL engages youth in Toronto.Read More
STOKED helps build community, build friendships, build strength and have fun. Stoked has just expanded from NYC and LA to now Chicago!Read More
Making Powdersurfs in Russia!Read More
Oasis Skateboard factory is an alternative school in Toronto that uses Roarockit technology to build boards in the classroom. Does this school prepare students for the real world?Read More
"I have never, in my entire career, had 100% engagement 100% of the time until now. Simply doing something that the students are truly interested in and is real/relevant to them shows them that they are valued in the classroom. I want them to be active participants in their learning rather than merely recipients of facts. "Read More
"In my programs, we don’t do math and science just for “practice” – we actually use it to create our boards." says Beau Trifiro of his STEM/STEAM programs.Read More