Many of us are trying to find ways to connect school to the wider community, but what would happen if a community was empowered to create their own school? Learn how a teacher took creative control of his career by co-designing a unique learning experience called “The Farm” with fellow members of his rural, Albertan community.

Significant Quotes:

“The obstacles in education are the schools themselves, and until we understand that we’re going to keep doing the same thing.”

Mark Turner

“Imagine if we had more educators just connecting with everyday people saying, ‘Hey, what are some possibilities? What are some ideas that we can put together?’”

Mark Turner

“Part of being innovative also means that you as a teacher feel like you’re in control. I’m excited for my job every single day.”

Mark Turner