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.

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

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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.

Read the latest news on a community meeting about Vancouver school issues from The Vancouver Sun. Community Meeting information here. Meeting is Tuesday, May 15 at Britannia Secondary School.

By Janet Steffenhagen  May 8, 2012. 3:59 pm • Section: Report Card

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Read the latest news on year-round education in British Columbia from The Tyee here. Third in a three part series.

By Aleksandra Sagan, 4 May 2012, TheTyee.ca

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Read the latest news on year-round education in British Columbia from The Tyee here. Second in a three part series.

By Aleksandra Sagan, 3 May 2012, TheTyee.ca

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Read the latest news on year-round education in British Columbia from The Tyee here. First in a three part series.

By Aleksandra Sagan, 2 May 2012, TheTyee.ca

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Bring your class for a wide variety of dynamic, educational and interactive mountain adventures that include science, social studies and recreational components. These programs help teachers meet curriculum objectives while providing students with hands-on, motivating and fun experiences. 

~more information from The Peak of Vancouver Grouse Mountain Website

Link also available from the UBC Education Library Website under K-12 Instructional Resources

Join the discussion and help shape a National Reading Plan that will encourage, support and promote the joy of reading across Canada.

Have a look at the National Reading Plan DRAFT here.

Click here to view a detailed programme.
 

Register now, SPACE IS LIMITED.

~text and links from the National Reading Campaign website.

Read a North Vancouver teacher’s proposal for quality B.C. education and his opinion on the BCTF‘s action plan:

Full article from the Vancouver Sun’s Education Blog, The Report Card here.

Vancouver Sun article by Janet Steffenhagen: April 15, 2012. 3:32 pm • Section: Report CardSTAFF

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