Read Chris Kennedy’s posting on encouraging reading in students and his involvement in the TD National Reading Summit III – A Reading Canada: Building a Plan. “Chris Kennedy is the Superintendent of Schools/CEO with the West Vancouver School District (West Vancouver, BC). He has taught secondary English and Social Studies, and been both an elementary and secondary school principal.” More here. ~from […]
The Kalevala: Tales of Magic and Adventure Check out the award-winning Suomen Lasten Kalevala: classic epic Finnish literature, compiled from ancient oral poetry. Beautifully illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin; translation by Kaarina Brooks. UBC Library Information Holdings here. Publisher’s Information here.
Celebrate the 25th Annual Science and Physics Day at Playland! With help from a group of educators from the UBC Department of Physics and Astronomy, teachers can bring their classes to Playland to have fun and study physics in action. The British Columbia Brightest Minds Competition is part of the Science and Physics Day two-week event, so bring your […]
Using Children’s Literature Across the Curriculum: A Handbook of Instructional Strategies This resource uniquely offers preservice and inservice teachers templates for using quality children’s literature to implement six themes across grades K-8. The themes are based on national curriculum standards and text sets are carefully selected to facilitate discussion, analysis, and problem solving across the […]