Category Archives: General Education

Riverside Updates

With another school year well underway, I wanted to share with you some of the current initiatives occurring at Riverside. I will start by saying that this post is primarily for our parents so that they have more insight into what we … Continue reading

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The Road to Innovation

A key area of focus for Riverside is on building a culture of innovation and creativity.  As a school, we have spent a great deal of time finding ways to integrate technology into curriculum with the intent of opening up … Continue reading

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Learning Beyond the Walls of A Classroom

This past spring break, I was fortunate to join fourteen Riverside students on a Free the Children trip to Tanzania, Africa.  The intent of this journey was to provide service in a small village by building a school, while experiencing … Continue reading

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Parenting in the 21st century

As a parent of two adolescents, I often think about how best to raise my children.  I can sometimes see my father or mother’s parenting techniques finding their way in my own beliefs on how best to raise children.  What … Continue reading

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Underestimating the Potential in Our Children

There has been a large amount of discussion amongst educators regarding teacher centred and student centred learning environments.  Recently, our admin team snickered as we thought about elementary students leading their parents through student-lead conferences and then transitioning to secondary … Continue reading

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