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Learning about Canadian elections

Today we’re welcoming two guest bloggers from Maria Kenward’s LINC 7/8 class at Windsor Neighbourhood Learning Centre. They write about their successful experience learning about elections in Canada. My first …

Getting ready for #WorldKindnessDay

World Kindness Day is celebrated every year on November 13th. It’s a day to highlight the positive power of kindness and encourage kind acts, large and small, to make a …

A Perfect Match

Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society highlights the hard work of tutor Jean Lee and celebrates the successes of Kevin, a dedicated learner. 

Break the Fake

Today is the start of Media Literacy Week. From October 7th to 11th, Canadians are invited to Break the Fake by stopping the spread of false information. MediaSmarts has brought …

How are ‘I Spy’ books made?

The “I Spy” book series has captured the imagination of millions of readers. Part of what made these books so magical is that all of the images were created with …

First Peoples Principles of Learning

The First Peoples Principles of Learning are an expression of the shared wisdom of Elders and educators within British Columbia’s First Peoples communities. First identified in relation to the English …

Indigenous Picture Books

Picture books are a wonderful way for young children to learn about themselves and learn about others. More and more picture books written for children by Indigenous authors are becoming …

Three Videos about Parentese

Talking to babies is important for their language development. Here’s a Mini Parenting Master Class on baby talk. Parentese is one style of talking to babies. It involves adults speaking …

List Poems

Writing a poem doesn’t have to be difficult. List poems are an accessible form of poetry. List poems at their most basic are a list of words on a theme. …

Self-Regulation

Self-regulation comes up often in conversations about parenting and education. But, what exactly does it mean? In the following video, Stuart Shanker explains his approach to self-regulation.  What are …