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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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K’s and Grade 1’s at Mitchell Elementary as Biennale Artists: We are all unique, we are all connected!

It is tremendous fun to work with energetic and expressive kindergartens and grade ones!  Especially the ones participating in Vancouver Biennale’s Big Ideas project!  These past few weeks, I have gotten to roll up my sleeves, don my painting clothes … Continue reading

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Writing Canadian Identity:Biennale Workshops at General Currie

As part of our Big Ideas Biennale project at General Currie Elementary, grade 4-7 students have been asking big questions about who they are and who we are collectively as Canadians. Using the many tools of a writer:  repetition, similes, … Continue reading

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Art Exploration: Learning From Kindergartens at Mitchell Elementary

Everything I needed to know I learned in Kindergarten. To play, to inquire, to engage, to listen, to share, to be open to new ideas, to get along with others and to create without borders or restrictions. I’ve been working … Continue reading

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