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By Jenn on June 6, 2012
Enjoy a new addition to the collection at the Education Library: Reading the World: What Young Children Learn from Literature. “Reading the World is invaluable for early years teachers, nursery nurses, teaching assistants and other practitioners, but will appeal also to parents and carers, those who teach children at Key stages 1 and 2 and to students on initial teacher […]
By Jenn on May 31, 2012
Read The Tyee’s post about Rip! A Remix Manifesto! : a documentary exploring issues regarding copyright, the media, piracy, intellectual property, and freedom of expression. A related article by Micheal Geist about copyright in Canada here. National Film Board of Canada film credits and information here. UBC Library Holdings information here.
By Jenn on May 30, 2012
The UBC Farm offers many educational options for teachers, parents, and children. Check out the Children’s Learning Garden, the Intergenerational Landed Learning Project, FarmDiscovery Tours, and the FarmWonders Spring and Summer Camp on the UBC Farm website. School programs and workshops available.
By Jenn on May 28, 2012
Read the results of three public meetings hosted by the VSB surveying public opinion of the future of Vancouver Schools. Full Vancouver Sun article here. By Zoe McKnight, The Vancouver Sun May 27, 2012 © Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun
By Jenn on May 25, 2012
Check out the latest DVD on waste-free living: The Clean Bin Project. Filmed in British Columbia, this multi award winning documentary questions Canadian attitudes towards waste and presents options for sustainable living. “Is it possible to live completely waste free? In this multi-award winning, festival favourite, partners Jen and Grant go head to head in […]
By Jenn on May 24, 2012
From The Vancouver Sun: Read BCTF president Susan Lambert’s letter to B.C. Principals’ and Vice-Principals’ Association‘s president Jameel Aziz regarding the teachers’ labour dispute in B.C. Full article here. Posted by Janet Steffenhangen, MAY 24, 2012 firstname.lastname@example.org © Copyright (c) The Vancouver Sun
By Jenn on May 23, 2012
Read the The Vancouver Sun Report Card: news on New Westminster School Trustee Casey Cook’s concept of a Bill of Rights for parents of children in BC public schools. Posted by Janet Steffenhangen, May 18, 2012. 2:54 pm Section: Report Card © (c) The Vancouver Sun
By Jenn on May 22, 2012
Children and youth can attend a variety of summer programs offered by the Digital Media Academy at the UBC Vancouver Campus. Courses include filmmaking, acting, game and comic creation, science, engineering, architecture, art, music, photography, and media studies. Education is fun! For more information, dates, and registration, view the website here.
By Jenn on May 18, 2012
The Active/Ethical Professional: A Framework for Responsible Educators by Michael Gerard Gunzenhauser, “The Active/Ethical Professional proposes an ethical framework for educators and school leaders who find their practice constrained by the demands of policies and structures created in response to accountability legislation. The framework is derived from Michel Foucault’s theories of discipline, surveillance, resistance, and care of […]