This Week in Whales: July 8 – July 14, 2019

By James Christensen – Staff Writer Welcome to This Week in Whales for July 8 – July 14 2019! Welcome back to This Week in Whales!  This past week we’ve seen a lot happenings with whales around the world and near our home base of Victoria, BC.  We’ve seen the birth of a new baby orca calf,  two other Southern Resident orcas are  “missing,” and more whales have wash up dead on the Alaskan shores, once again…

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Active Learning Strategies and Examples

Last post, we discussed what active learning is and some reasons why it is beneficial. Now, let’s dive into active learning strategies and examples for improvement in the classroom. In all probability, you are already are using some of them.  Active learning encompasses everything from pausing for reflection to experimental site visits. We begin by […] The post Active Learning Strategies and Examples appeared first on Ajax Scientifc Ltd.

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Reflections on raising a child – and a company

I find I’m often at odds with conventional thinking, particularly when it comes to education and entrepreneurship. I appreciate that for many, a clear delineation of personal and professional responsibilities is important, and business should be kept impersonal given the many difficult decisions that need to be made regularly for the interest of the company or its investors; I happen to disagree. My father has shared a lot of advice with me over the years,…

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This Week in Whales: June 30 – July 8 2019

Welcome to This Week in Whales for June 30 – July 8 2019! Welcome back to This Week in Whales!  This past week we celebrated Canada Day here in British Columbia and across the Salish Sea it was Independence Day for our American friend! First off, Skaana host Mark Leiren-Young made two guest appearances! The first was on The Public Circle Podcast with Green MLA Adam Olsen where he talked about the Southern Resident Orcas and how…

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