UBC colloquium on Atlantic Canadian children’s literature November 20

No registration necessary. Refreshments provided.Wednesday, November 20, 11:30 pm – 12:30 pm “Connecting Authors and Readers: Researching and Documenting Atlantic Canadian Books for Youth” Vivian Howard, Associate Dean Academic and Associate Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University Location: Dodson Room, Level 3, Chapman Learning Commons, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC […]

Student Success in First-Year University Physics and Mathematics Courses: Does the high-school attended make a difference?

From our friends in UBC dept of math: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SCIENCE EDUCATION, 35 (17):2905-2927; 10.1080/09500693.2012.667168 NOV 1 2013 Science & Engineering Librarian, Eugene Barsky commented, “This paper considers school factors that contribute to a successful transition from high school to first-year university Physics courses at the University of British Columbia by employing a two-level […]

Vancouver board of education may cut up to 40 jobs

Vancouver Sun blog – BC Education Report Tracy Sherlock October 9, 2013 The Vancouver School Board is meeting tonight to hear input on a plan that could see as many as 40 jobs lost to pay for the CUPE wage increase. Senior management at the board of education prepared a savings plan to pay for […]