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23rd Apr, 2013

How do you use an Interactive Whiteboard? It depends on your teaching beliefs

After using interactive whiteboards for over a year now, Pear Tree Education has reached a point where it feels confident to offer some expert suggestions on the use of such technology. Interactive whiteboards are still fairly new devices. Most North American schools still use regular whiteboards or chalkboards, and even those that have interactive whiteboards […]

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When a good teaching book falls short

I’m currently reading a book called Five Perspectives on Teaching in Adult and Higher Education (by Daniel D. Pratt). The book was written to enlighten educators to the bias that exists in our way of thinking and, consequently, our teaching approach/philosophy. Pratt’s arguments ring true in so many ways, as really he’s describing sociological norms […]

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22nd Apr, 2013

Salmon Release by Pear Tree Education

On Saturday 20th April, Pear Tree students finally released 52 Coho salmon fry into Beaver Creek at Stanley Park. It was the final field trip after the 3 month Salmon-in-the-Classroom course at Pear Tree Education. Check out these photos of the release! There are plenty more on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/PearTreeEducation

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