Are you an administrator or teacher who wants every student to reach his/her potential, but struggles with seeing the results?  I know how that feels. And I can assure you…

  • If you want to develop well-rounded students who elevate academic scores while increasing their affective domain…
  • if you long to build resilience in your students, have them work collaboratively, communicate affectively, increase empathy, build self-esteem and problem-solve…
  • And especially if you long to have your class/school buzzing with excited learners who are confident, self-expressed and contributing citizens…

…then you’ve arrived at the perfect place, and this site is for you.

My name is Margaret Boersma, and I support educators in using cutting edge brain research to teach and reach the whole child.  If that’s of interest, you can have more joy, experience more passion and achieve top-notch, fulfilling success in your career.

Let’s discuss how you can teach and reach the whole child.
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Articles for Educators:

Kindness is the Cure

Kindness is the Cure A project with a social/emotional learning focus: A grade 3 student says, “You mean we can be friends again after we make a mistake?” Students learn the “Make it Right Formula” andRead More...
By : Margaret | Dec 8, 2017

Well-Being: How do We Grow a Community of Wellness?

Well-Being: How Do We Grow a Community of Wellness? Will it Take a Transformation in Education? Part 1 of 2 A Case for Well-Being   “Ms Boersma, can you help me with this Math problem?” “Tommy,Read More...
By : Margaret | Nov 15, 2017

Modern Learning is… Bringing Learning to Life!

“Effective education is always a balance between rigor and freedom, tradition and innovation, the individual and the group, theory and practice, the inner world and the outer world.” – Sir Ken Robinson Modern Learning is mostlyRead More...
By : Margaret | Nov 9, 2016

Mental Health for Teachers is Essential for Students

As a teacher, my office was often in the centre of the school.  I regularly got visits from colleagues who were stressed. “I am doing everything I can with the situation I have been given andRead More...
By : Margaret | Oct 24, 2016