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Notable films for Easter, Canada and Earth Day
Huffing in a henhouse
Your numerology cycles: April
Magic reelism: smoke & mirrors
Rx for youngsters: Take physic, pomp
Two good kids films (though one is better for adults) and...
"Never the Last," a virtuosic séance
A rock and a hard place
Super hero fun, a not so good Stephen King adaptation and a...
Vancouver writer and former public school educator Kristina Campbell highlights educational topics with stories from inside and outside the classroom.
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Independent centre aims to fill service gaps for those with special needs
The Down Syndrome Research Foundation's newly re-branded "Centre for Specialized Learning" all started with a physiotherapist who became frustrated when she sent a boy with Down Syndrome to get his ey
Jul 16th, 2010
Elected school boards beat the alternative
If you like the way your regional health authority board is working, the government’s review of the Vancouver school district will please you, writes Paul Willcocks in this guest editorial. ...
Jul 12th, 2010
School's out for summer...except in schools with a "balanced calendar"
Some students are still in school these hot July days - but are they really that unlucky?
Jul 8th, 2010
VSB approves budget, releases school closures list
Vancouver School Board (VSB) finalized its budget for next year - for better or for worse.
Jun 25th, 2010
Working memory key predictor for a student's educational success, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology finds
New research suggests that measuring a child's IQ is not the best way to predict future school success.
May 28th, 2010
Special Education Assistant training program more relevant than ever
Whether male or female, hipster or quilted-vest-wearing grandmother, they have one thing in common: a desire to be with kids and to help them achieve their potential.
May 14th, 2010
School Speech-Language Pathologists: more than lip service
Outside the window are the sights of school dismissal: a 6-year-old girl walks by with the flap of her Dora back-pack hanging open; boys crowd around a hand-held video game and speak animatedly in...
May 7th, 2010
The read-in at Tecumseh Annex in Kensington
The only sounds at this demonstration were pages waving in the breeze, the murmur of voices reading aloud, and the helicopter in the distance.
Apr 28th, 2010
Another school reads to protest funding cuts
Following the example of other schools in Vancouver, Tecumseh Annex Parent Advisory Committee is co-ordinating a "read-in" this week to protest funding cuts to public education. In this bring-your-...
Apr 27th, 2010
Special advisor puts government at the helm of Vancouver school cuts
As the Vancouver Board of Education proposes ways of dealing with its $18.1-million shortfall for 2010/11, Education Minister Margaret MacDiarmid has appointed a governmental advisor to recommend...
Apr 23rd, 2010