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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 17, Number 1, September 2004

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For information on advertising, go to bctf.ca/newsmag or contact Kathleen Smith, ksmith@bctf.ca.

TRAVEL/VACATION

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

PRAGUE year-round BnB in central Prague, sleeps 5 adults, fully furn. with all amenities, jacuzzi bath tub, separate toilet, balcony, between Moldan River and Stromovka Park. Contact Lani 604-929-5414, lani.jeffrey@shaw.ca

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

NANOOSE BAY. Harmony Breezes Retreat on the beach. Beautifully furn. rooms with private baths, delicious breakfasts, glorious sunsets. Located near fabulous dining and shopping. Singles and couples welcome. Ideal for personal retreat. $80 per, 250-468-7711.

PALM SPRINGS. 1400 sq.ft. mobile home. Completely renovated. All util, include. Pool and laundry avail. Centrally located. $350.US/ wk. or $1200.US/mo., 250-828-1984.

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB luxury ski in/out condo, sleeps 4. www.at-blackcomb.com 604-929-6589.

WHISTLER GETAWAY. Pinecrest Estates, 5 bd., 1400 sq.ft. cabin, sauna, deck with BBQ, fully-equip. kitchen, DW, W/D, wood stove (wood provided). Rates from $170/nt (seasonal). glush@shaw.ca or Jill or Gerry 604-936-3346.

TOFINO. Chesterman Beach across the street. Cozy cottage, fully equip., available year-round, $100/nt. seasonal, $80 off season. 604-581-3964.

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.

SUN PEAKS RESORT. Almost new 2 bd. townhouse, fully loaded, private hot tub on deck. Sleeps 6-8. Golfing, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, tennis, skiing. Year-round rates starting from $120. Contact: italia@telus.net

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.

WHISTLER. Waterfront, 1 bd., fully stocked condo. Newly renovated, cozy and bright. 3 min. dr. to village. Sleeps 4. Carol 604-209-7220.

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

FOR RENT/EXCHANGE

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.

WANTED. Victoria housesit or low rent accom. Retired, resp., free-spirited, traveller in Victoria from Nov.04 to end April 05. Housesit, pet/plant care or wiling to pay low rent. E-mail: ladychris@gmx.net

RESOURCES

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. 604-733-5483. www.solutionsforlearning.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.

GRAPPLE—GET HOOKED on prefixes, suffixes and roots! Teaching how words work? Here’s a fun new way to learn! GRAPPLE allows up to five players to form words combining cards from three separate decks. Who can get rid of all their cards first? Find out more at www.serendipitygames.net

MISCELLANEOUS

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

www.findAtutor.ca Students looking for tutors, tutors looking for students. A comprehensive tutor listing service in Canada. Accepting listings from throughout BC. To advertise tutoring, or to search for a tutor, visit www.findAtutor.ca

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

BACK COUNTRY SKIER?. We are looking for a teacher to spend the winter at our back country ski lodge to teach our two girls (Grades 5 & 6). Must be active, enthusiastic: a Mary Poppins who can ski. Background in music is an asset. Please contact Nicoline Beglinger, info@selkirkexperience.com

FOR SALE. Playmobil Victorian dollhouse, furniture, misc. sets. Half price. Great for classroom play. 250-245-5569.

BILLET EXCHANGE. Grade 5 class wants overnight billets in Victoria in exchange for billets in Burnaby. jaltema@shaw.ca

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.realestate-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).

TRAVEL & TEACH ENGLISH OVERSEAS. Jobs $$ guaranteed, great pay. TESOL certified in 5 days in-class (or online or by correspondence). Attend a free info seminar. Free infopack. 1-888-270-2941,www.globaltesol.com

TUTORS NEEDED:. Vancouver Academic Tutoring Services Inc. is now accepting applications for part-time tutoring in all subjects and grades starting immediately. Contracts are located at various locations in the Lower Mainland. Flex hours, min. $20/hr. Need ref, resume, transcripts, practicum report/principal evaluation. BCCT certification or document supporting BCCT application in progress. Car required. Contract til June 2005. Please leave name, phone and area of teaching concentration at 604-844-8177.

INTERNATIONAL JOB FARE – Toronto, Feb. 7-9, 2005. Attendance is invitation only. Ray Sparks, raysparks@eastlink.ca or visit www.search-associates.com.



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