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Lizanne Foster
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Lived in Durban


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I wonder when the architects of the new curriculum from the Ministry of Education last spent any time in a classroom. I’m genuinely curious to know this since it’s not clear to me that they have an...

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Specific references to 10am start on starting on bottom of page 8 and going on to page 9 of this report:…/kelley-et-al-s…
ADDING MOVEMENT TO CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES…/PUBLICATIONS_fil…/Tine%202014.pdf…/article/pii/S0091743511000521…/10.1080/08924562.2007.10590756…
Hillman, Charles H., Darla M. Castelli, and Sarah M. Buck. "Aerobic fitness and neurocognitive function in healthy preadolescent children." Medicine and science in sports and exercise 37.11 (2005): 1967.
When I wrote this in February this year, some comments claimed that I was wrong about  the need for a later start to the school day for teens. This is research that supports my claims.

TEACHING WITH THE BRAIN IN MIND…/Study%20Guide%20BTT%20for%2021st%20Cen…
Spaced Learning…/10.3…/fnhum.2013.00589/full

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I don’t know how to help you. I know what you need but I don’t know how to get it for you. You’re an artist. You see the world through a cartoon lens. While I talk, you draw crazy creatures. You sh...

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I wish I could get excited about the new curriculum from the BC Ministry of Education, I really do. I wish I could believe all the hoopla about how the new curriculum is going to prepare our studen...

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When I was a child, my Aunt Alma taught me how to read.  I still remember the flashcard for ‘red’ written in perfect teacher penmanship.  Of course, learning to read happened years after my toddler...

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Dear Ken, In my last letter, I wondered how teachers would respond to the questions I pose to my students to guide them through an exploration of their inner worlds. I wonder about this a lot becau...

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Dear Ken Robinson, I want to acknowledge your tweet this past February about my Change from the Inside blog post having the same theme as your new book, Creative Schools. I was flattered and honour...

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Dear Minister of Education Peter  Fassbender, Now that Bill 11 has become law and you have the power to determine what I do for my professional development, I wonder if you could spare a few moment...
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