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Remembrance…

Remembrance “Flanders Fields the poem of the war, poppies noticed never before.   On our chests, To honour their deaths Help us remember,   Lest We Forget.”   Portion of a poem written by Ivan Sun, one of my students. … Continue reading

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Celebrating Unity Through Art

Art is all around us. On a recent trip to the Canadian National Exhibition (the CNE) in Toronto, I came into contact with the Unity Pole, a magnificent piece of artwork created by Ojibway artist Kris Nahrgang. I was immediately … Continue reading

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Sink Your Teeth Into These New Books by the Fang Twins!

I am pleased to announce another book birthday!  Students Farrah and Lewis Fang are celebrating the launch of their newest books, “Farrah’s Magical Stories” and “The Great Dinosaur Robbery”.  Enjoy the interview below with these talented young authors! Lewis Interviews … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Grandmother

Today is my grandmother’s 93rd birthday and she celebrates is in style surrounded by family in Toronto.  Recently I had the privilege of spending the night with her.  She had a copy of the Dundalk paper which I read to … Continue reading

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Ivan and Andrew: Young Authors Launch Their Books!

Interview With Author Ivan Sun Written by: Andrew Li   What inspired you to write your book The Wonders of Time: Book One? “Well what really inspired me was my passion for cars so I added a car, such as … Continue reading

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Brighouse Elementary’s Story Fence: Ready to Read!

After in class research and design workshops, after outdoor paint sessions, after drilling and weatherproofing (courtesy of SD38) and mounting the completed pieces of student artwork in snow, rain and sunshine, Brighouse Elementary’s Story Fence has finally been launched just … Continue reading

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Knights and Damsels: Confidence and Creativity Through Drama

Saturday marked the finale of my drama class at R.L. Education in Richmond. Since January, we have been building an original play generated directly from the imaginations of 6-9 year olds and written to reflect their needs as emerging writers, … Continue reading

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