Education

When technology enters the classroom

“That’s it class – you’ll find the notes and the PowerPoint on the S-Drive and a version on Moodle, there is also some relevant info on my edublog”. Eh? It was a Social Studies 10 class and the topic...

Students choosing personalized education over traditional summer school and tutoring programs

  Summer school has officially begun! Hundreds of students are now starting their summer classes to either get ahead in a subject or to improve upon a poor grade from the school year. They must...

Queen Elizabeth Harvest Festival Celebrates Local Food

Last week, Queen Elizabeth Elementary hosted its third annual harvest party.

Henderson Annex iPad podcast examines multicultural roots

For the past four months, Grade 4 and 5 students from Henderson Annex have been producing a podcast project aimed at exploring their diversity and answering the question of “how did we get here?”

Finland's education system well worth studying

While B.C.'s school crisis grows worse, the Finnish education system is setting the gold standard for public education. Here are some things Canada can learn from Finland's schools.

Events to check out this week in Vancouver like All That Jazz and Car Free Day

It's a good weekend to live in Mount Pleasant. Two of our top events are both on Main Street and if you've never been to its annual car-free celebration, we suggest you go. It'll be tons of fun with...

Vinyl, canapés and cocktails at Saving The Horn’s fundraiser gala

Vinyl, canapés and cocktails is what’s in store for those attending Saving The Horn’s All That Jazz event on Thursday.

Britannia's Raincouver Business Club Wins Student Company of the Year

Raincouver smile after winning the Junior Achievement of British Columbia CIBC Student Company of the Year competition.

Childcare crisis eased by VSB and Collingwood Neighbourhood House Partnership

There's a huge challenge for parents looking to find high-quality, licensed and affordable childcare for their kids.