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What if every school had a scrap store?

I recently came across an article from The Atlantic covering the recent re-emergence of "adventure playgrounds" in the U.K. The concept, originally popularized in the 1940's, is the direct opposite of traditional playgrounds that dot suburban neighborhoods, with their plastic equipment and piles of wood chips that encourage standard, structured … [Keep reading]


Turning sarcasm into a teachable moment

If you don't follow the web comic, you're missing out. Simple stick figures come alive in moments of sarcasm and debate around current events to which no political cartoon can compare. A few weeks back, drew up this little … [Keep reading]

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DIY Projects Equal Better Innovation

It's not an accident the signature line in my personal email says, 'Katie Charland - Project Addict'. I love taking on lots of different challenges because I'm at my best when I'm busy. Typically I've relied on work and events to keep me busy, but … [Keep reading]

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