Cape Breton, NS, Canada. My name is Michael Kelly and I am a Husband, a Father, a Teacher and the Department Head of the Social Studies Program for Glacé Bay High School in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
As a teacher for over three decades I have become increasingly concerned about the disconnect between students and their environment. Students today are more focused on Social Media and their ‘phone’ and less on the people and planet around them.
With an intent to moderate this I take with my classes a more wholistic and planet centred focus that I infuse into my pedagogy. As a result, some of my assignments have blossomed beyond my expectations, with one culminating into an actual physical building.