At Cindrich elementary school in Surrey, B.C., 10-year-old boys are putting themselves to bed earlier, an enthusiastic girl in Grade 6 takes herself for a run when she’s feeling hyper, and a diminutive boy who is still learning English tells his teacher he will do better work if he sits on a special cushion.
It is all part of self-regulation, a philosophy of education that is moving into public schools in British Columbia.
The Surrey School district is the largest of six districts in B.C. that has taken it on, almost out of self-defence.
Click here to read the entire CBC News article, written by Karin Wells.