About Tym Berger

Tym is in his fifth year as the principal of the middle campus, his 14th year at ACS and 22nd year as a teacher. He is a husband to Sharon and the father of four amazing kids. He loves tinkering with stuff and has a pretty good assortment of tools and a garage full of car and bicycle parts. One of his favourite things to do is make something useful out of a bunch of spare parts; he enjoys the creativity and problem solving this entails. He enjoys running and sports of all kinds, though there is nothing finer than a nap on the couch with a football game on the TV!

Jan 16, 2017

Barbies, Fairy Tales and Overhead Doors

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 January 16, 2017|21st Century Learning, Middle School|

Just before Christmas, I wandered around the middle school campus, observing students and teachers. It’s one of my favourite things to do during the day--so cool to be a witness to learning! I was struck by how incredibly busy our halls are, reinforcing for me the fact that our hallways really are extensions of our [...]

Nov 14, 2016

Silly Answers to Good Questions

By | 2017-08-01T21:43:19+00:00 November 14, 2016|21st Century Learning, Middle School|

I was taking a first year Canadian history course and my professor asked the question,“Why do you think there was a law in Lower Canada that prohibited the cutting down of oak trees?” I thought to myself, “Oh, I know this one!” A little background is needed here. I was almost finished my degree, but [...]

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