Tag Archives: Education

Graduating from quality education at Connect Charter School

Students ceremonially graduated from Connect Charter School last night. The 100 members of Grade Nine walked the stage at this school where “It’s never just an ordinary day.” One of their school friends was with them in spirit and we … Continue reading

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Lincoln Street Art Park: exploring the meeting point of the natural and urban worlds in Detroit

Frank the Dino watches over a small urban art park on Lincoln Street in Detroit. His roots go back, not into fossils but to a range of plastics eventually derived from those fossils- and metals- all found and recycled products that … Continue reading

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The Heidelberg Project: urban environmental art gallery, #Detroit

  Tyree Guyton is an urban environmental artist who, since 1986, has been leading an urban arts movement in Detroit in and around Heidelberg Street in the city’s East End. Over almost three decades, the neighbourhood has been colourfully transformed … Continue reading

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It’s never just an ordinary day: Directors cut

It was a privilege to spend my afternoon visiting classrooms and interacting with students and teachers at the Connect Charter School, Calgary on Friday. Two students, Will and Oman, guided myself and other Board Directors in and out of various … Continue reading

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