Happy 2022 from The British Columbia Literacy Council of the International Literacy Association – January 28, 2022 I hope very much that you are well. Unfortunately we are not yet able to say Good Riddance to COVID. Linda Klassen, leading the charge in membership, recently attended an online meeting with close to 40 Chapter leaders from the United States,Continue reading “From Your President: BCLCILA”
A gorgeous day, a set of Outdoor Learning backpacks, some new resources purchased at the Reifel Bird Sanctuary, and a couple of primary classes ready to embrace learning outdoors, all conspired to create the conditions for miracles in the Livingstone Garden this week. We grouped in the library for Twitching 101: Everything in the backpackContinue reading “Twitching 101 & Miracles”
Children going to play in the park, are enticed to incorporate reading as another fun activity. This is particularly important as students are moving towards the summer holidays and the risk of losing reading gains is imminent without continued reading.
I was welcomed into the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia with over the top friendly and helpful Maritime graciousness. Maritimers bring the Canadian “nice” to a whole new level. I gravitated first to what I was most anticipating, the Maud Lewis Gallery. To my delight her entire house with all of the surfaces, includingContinue reading “Inspiring Artistic Expression In Nova Scotia”
At my school in the South Slope of Vancouver, we have just raised just over $11,000 to put towards replacing our deteriorating wooden playground structure. The Parent Advisory Committee now has just over $30,000 in the designated savings account. Students and adults alike are now starting to dream about the possibilities that could come aliveContinue reading “Playful Print”