Author Archives: Cathy Beach

About Cathy Beach

Recently retired elementary teacher and outdoor educator in rural Ontario, Canada. My Olympic Journeys may be over, but they lead me into some very exciting adventures with teachers and kids and the world of connected learning...

Why I’m not celebrating Canada’s 150th today

Blond, blue-eyed, as fiercely Canadian as they come. But I don’t feel like celebrating anything today. I just can’t find any feelings of happiness or celebration about Canada turning 150 as a country today. OF COURSE I feel proud and … Continue reading

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Past the Point of No Return

Just now, in an overdue sense of awareness, I realize: There’s no turning back.  No matter what happens now, I’ve started something and I’m in it for the long haul. We’re in the middle of a roller-coaster ride, and I can’t stop it now, even if … Continue reading

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4. When an Idea’s Time has Clearly Come….

(This is the 4th in a series of 3 – and that says it all.) How the world can change in a few short days. Last week I was battling fears of going ahead with A Kids’ Guide at all, without … Continue reading

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