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Teacher Newsmagazine   Volume 17, Number 2, October 2004  

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LONG BEACH. Furn. 2 bd. suite, sleeps 6. Pets okay. Near Ucluelet, 10 min. drive from Pacific Rim Park. 250-726-2311, www.island.net/~s-kayak

FRANCE. Ultimate vacations, privately owned, beautiful furn. 1 bd. central Paris. Provence lovely furn. house close to Avignon. Wkly/mthly. 604-738-1876 or 604-298-3904, i_roland@hotmail.com

GALIANO ISLAND. Warm hospitality in beautiful architect designed house, 3 bd., self-accom. or BnB. 250-539-9863, www.cedarplace.com/jasmine

SUNSHINE COAST (Davis Bay) cosy cottage, sleeps 4-6, fantastic ocean view, fenced yard, BBQ, call 604-826-3807, www3.telus.net/sechelthouse

KIHEI, MAUI. Large selection of fully equipped condos. Great beaches. Near shopping centre. Call Alf 604-291-1751, F: 604-291-9773, kihei@telus.net

PUERTO VALLARTA. Beautiful, large, 2 bd. furn. condo, downtown, 3 blks from the Malecon (beach). Reasonable wkly rates, N/S, 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com

SKI WHISTLER BLACKCOMB luxury condo, sleeps 4 or 5. Pool, hot tubs, ski-in-out, www.at-blackcomb.com. 604-929-6589.

WHISTLER condo sleeps 4. Views, close to village, all amenities. 604-943-9423.

SUNSHINE COAST (Halfmoon Bay) cozy cedar cottage, sleeps 4-6, fantastic ocean view, F/P, BBQ. Call 604-885-7606 or www.blackberrycottagebc.com

QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Fabulous "mothership" kayaking, wilderness adventure, unforgettable experiences. www.island.net/~archipel or 1-888-559-8317.

WHISTLER Alta Lake, waterfront, 1 bd. condo, 1 km to village, sleeps 4, F/P, TV/VCR, summer/winter rates. 604-298-2070.

VICTORIA, BC fully equip. 1 bd. condo nestled between downtown and Cook Street village facing Beacon Hill Park. www3.telus.net/victoriacondo or 1-866-222-0406.

MAUI. Privately owned, beautiful fully furn. 2 bd., 2 bath condo across from Kamaole beaches. Great complex, Great location. 250-598-6955, F: 250-598-6965.

MAYNE ISLAND. Sunny retreat, 2 bd. & loft, fully equipped, N/S, 1 blk. from Dinner Bay Park. Call 604-264-1855.

WHISTLER. Townhouse, sleeps 8, fully equip. 604-985-7669 or Gary 604-669-7212.

MAUI KAMAOLE. Steps to Wailea and Kamaole Beach, fully equip. 1 bd., 2 baths, 2 pools, tennis, private garden. Suit 2 couples or family of 4. Owner rental. Evelyn 604-738-9295. tikkunyoga@shaw.ca

2004 CHRISTMAS IN MEXICO. "The Manzanillo Dirt Bike Bicycle Tour" All abilities. Options for non-riders. Visit areas where few other tourists travel as well as spend some time at the beach. For full information about this unique Mexico experience, call Les or Barb at 604-250-0614 or e-mail thelommels@shaw.ca

WHISTLER GETAWAY. Pinecrest Estates, 5 bd., 1400 sq.ft. cabin, sauna, deck with BBQ, fully-equip. kitchen, DW, WD, wood stove (wood provided). Rates from $175/nt. (seasonal) glush@shaw.ca or 604-936-3346.

WHISTLER Creekside Condos. Fully furn. with full kitchen & bath. 1 bd. suites and large studio, sleep up to 4; small studio—single to couple. N/S, N/P. Common Jacuzzi, laundry & ski prep room. Good availability. Dec., Xmas & New Years. For rates, call 604-988-6600 (Gr. Van) or 1-800-792-2089. www.geocities.com/whistlercondomgmt

WHISTLER Creekside townhouse for rent. Sleeps 8, 2 baths, view of Alpha Lake. 604-535-3447.

DREAMING OF A BEACH VACATION? Stay in one of our private waterfront homes in Mexico and Canada. 1-888-848-2231, www.globalhavens.com

HOME AWAY FROM HOME Beautiful Lake Okanagan View Homes, available by the week. 250-494-0872.

RECREATIONAL PROPERTY Deluxe 3 bd. townhouse, Twin Lakes, Whistler. Free shuttle to mountain. Avail. Christmas, New Years, midweek, weekends. Reasonable. 604-531-7408, 604-538-3239.

BLACKCOMB Luxury 2 bd/loft, 3 bath, sleeps 7, ski-in, ski-out, 604-940-0156.



VANCOUVER. Clean, bright, quiet, centrally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $85/single, 2 bd. $95-$105/ single. Daily/weekly/monthly rates. 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com .



MASTER OF SPECIAL EDUCATION by coursework offered by Flinders University of S. Australia is recognized by the B.C. Teacher Qualification Service. The degree is available entirely in distance mode. Applications are invited now for commencement of study in 2005. More information at: http://ehlt-online. flinders.edu.au/bc or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au


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AWARD WINNING CHILDREN’S PERFORMERS ‘The Buddy System’ bring social responsibility curriculum to life with dynamic, fun school concerts. FREE CDs and activity books with booking. 604-215-2760 or info@buddy-system.org

TEACHER EXCHANGE Brisbane, Australia with Vancouver elementary teacher for 2006, Will consider other BC locations. Contact kaylenecapra@yahoo.com.au if interested.

NEW CARS & LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS for teachers to purchase at the lowest dealer cost. All factory incentive programs can be arranged. All vehicles will be registered to you, the purchaser. The New Car Purchase Plan for BC teachers was established in 1973 by Robert Montgomery. Call toll free 1-800-307-4808 or send a fax 1-888-307-1230. Give me your best price and I will better it. That is a promise!

LIVE IN THE GULF ISLANDS! Beautiful retirement environment on Gabriola Island! Easy access. Only 20 min. from Nanaimo. Visit online at www.real estate-gabriola.com to see for yourself! Buy now, retire later! E-mail: jheira@realestate-gabriola.com or phone 1-800-205-8080. Jheira Springford, Coast Realty (Gabriola Village).

INTERNATIONAL JOB FARE Experience a new culture and teach with other colleagues from around the world. Attend the SEARCH Associates job fair in Toronto, Feb. 7-9, 2005. Attendance is invitation only; apply early. Contact Ray Sparks, raysparks@eastlink.ca or visit www.search-associates.com.

FREE ORGANIZING TIPS for teachers article by Ranka Burzan. Are you tired of clutter in your home or classroom? Frustrated with piles of papers, magazines, and books? Your free "Organizing Tips for Teachers" will include: How to design an efficient filing system, How to create zones in your classroom, How to sort and purge. See upcoming workshops with Ranka in Surrey Continuing Education, Fall/Winter 2004. 604-530-8499, e-mail: rburzan@telus.net, cleanandtidysolutions.com

RETIRING? Undecided about the Joint Life Option? Order Choosing the Right Options, a straightforward guide/ workbook for selecting the best option for your situation. Cost: $15. Mail Ken Smith, 5120 Ewart St., Burnaby, BC V5J 2W2 or phone BCTF Lesson Aids.



SOUND TRACK FOR READING. Grade 1. Your skilled reading teaching will be magnified by parents helping at home. Splendid, proven, diagnostic, balanced program: phonological skills, decoding, fluency, comprehension. Activity book, DVD, manipulatives $79+taxes/shipping. 604-733-5483. www.solutionsfor learning.ca

SPELLING BY PATTERNS for Grades 2 & 3. Full year spelling program based upon the work of Jo Phenix. Includes ready-to-use teaching guide, sequenced spelling lists, activity sheets, and assessment strategies. Students collect extra words from their reading and at home that fit the pattern being studied. In groups they are then able to determine the spelling convention used. $20 includ. S&H. To order, fax 250-545-5563 or www.members.shaw.ca/creeksidepublishing

HELP! Unwanted teaching resources and supplies needed to educate vulnerable children in Thailand. Contact anna.kennedy@shaw.ca.

CLASSROOM MATH GAMES and puzzles. www.edumathresources.com

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES for the visual learner. Designed for junior science and senior biology in BC. To order, phone 604-852-0923 or e-mail davidhague@uniserve.com, www.visuallearner.ca

MUSIC and DRAMA teachers take note! Two new musicals for Grades 3—7. Jumping to Conclusions, 3 friends travel back in time to meet Claude Monet. Hatshepsut, a young museum curator is inspired by the life of Egyspts’ only female pharaoh. Contact Helen MacCulloch at 604-922-3048 or e-mail ahmac@radiant.net

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