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...

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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3. A Kids’ Guide to Canada – DETAILS

Revised, March 2016. (This is the 3rd post of 3) A Kids’ Guide to Canada – PROJECT DETAILS Spring-Summer 2016 1. Establish a national Advisory Board made up of educational leaders from across Canada including both Indigenous and non-Indigenous leaders, Francophone and Anglophone leaders, innovative … Continue reading

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