Education

Parenting advice: children and video games

How many hours of video games are too many for children? A prominent educator offers an in-depth answer to a worried parent's question about children, teenagers and video games.

Election promise fulfilled: Vancouver's first flexible childcare opens

What to do when your preschool's hours and yours don't match?

Teachers win report-card battle

Pay can't be docked for not filling out reports or declining non-essential work.

Top Vancouver events for Nov 3 - 6

This week, South Hilll Inside Stories, An Evening with David Suzuki, and a dialogue on Building the Network are our top picks. These events deal with community and the impact we have on our...

BrainBoost Education helps students reach goals

Many parents want their kids to take Math, English or Science credits online, but they're worried that self-paced courses might pose organizational or motivational challenges for their son or...

Brainboost helps struggling students uncover hidden potential for learning

For Ben, school never quite fit. Grade 8 was a huge challenge. His mother, Beth, remembers that her son was always "bright" and "capable," but that educators overlooked his talents.  "All...

Top events around town this Labour Day weekend

We don't know how this happened, but September is practically here. These upcoming events look good, however, so all is not lost. Maybe we're just sad because Honey Bee Steve is going to be...

How to green your child's school

Sick of school or just a sick school? The Green Mama shows you how you can make a real difference in the health of your child's classroom.