For the third year Rick Mercer is challenging high school, college, and university students across the nation to raise awareness and funds for his Spread the Net initiative through UNICEF Canada. At SFU this morning Mercer announced he was pitting the East versus the West to see who can raise the most funds for the […]
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During Blogathon I took on the “A-Z” of Metro Vancouver and for some of my entries I shared random history tidbits ie. “Y” for Yasutaro Yamaga and “P” is for Pender. I still needed an “L” and I found inspiration close to home. Strolling around the neighbourhood the other day I noticed there’s history all […]
Last week an article popped up in my news feeds about BC students having one of the highest literacy levels in the world. Today, the Provincial Government reports that Grade 10 students in BC are again, at the head of the pack when it comes to reading, math and science. B.C. students were in the […]
Several months ago I had a big special announcement on the site that Michelle would be joining the cast of Miss604.com. Since then she’s finished writing her novel, has been in editing stages, traveling across the country and world and will finally be back in town this fall to teach a course at SFU. …So […]
Lately there has been a huge importance placed on Early Childhood Education [wiki], ads on kids programs encouraging parents to read, special nights at schools, letters addressed to parents. All in the hopes that our kids start off on the right foot towards being successful in school. My eldest son will be starting Kindergarten in […]