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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 16, Number 4, March 2004

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TRAVEL/VACATION

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.

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

WHISTLER waterfront 1 bd. fully stocked condo. Newly renovated, cozy & bright. 3 min. drive to village. Sleeps 4, Carol 604-209-7220.

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

FRANCE privately owned, beautiful furn. 1 bd. central Paris; Provence lovely furnished house close to Avignon. Wkly/monthly. 604-738-1876 or 604-298-3904, ir_roland@hotmail.com

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

WHISTLER GETAWAY Pinecrest Estates, 5 bd. 1400 sq.ft. cabin. sauna, deck with BBQ, fully equip. kitchen. D/W, 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., avail. year-round, $100/night (seasonal), $80 off season. 604-581-3178.

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. 1-888-559-8317, www.island.net/~archipel.

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

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

WHISTLER 1 bd. condo (Whistler Creekside) sleeps 4, F/P, hot tub, swimming pool, sauna. Kitchen fully equip. Undergr. parking. Close to lift and stores. Call early to book and avoid disappointment. Call Jan at 604-530-0958.

MAYNE ISLAND Sunny retreat, 2 bd. & loft, fully equipped, N/S, 1 blk. from Dinner Bay Park. Call 604-264-1855, 604-838-5995.

WHISTLER, Alta Lake Getaway. Tranquility, only min. from the village. Sleeps 6, F/P, canoe. Call 604-850-1017 or 604-941-7302. Visit www.members.shaw.ca/ruhl

WHISTLER TOWNHOUSE Sleeps 8, fully equip. 604-985-7669 or Gary 604-669-7212.

SAN JOSE DEL CABO Two 1-bd. condos for rent. On golf course. 5 min. walk to beach. 250-724-0893, 250-723-4737.

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

DISCOVER FRANCE ON TWO WHEELS! Explore the river valleys of France, cycle through fields of sunflowers, past magnificent chateaux and picturesque villages. Guided by the unbound enthusiasm of a Francophile teacher, the 10-day tours depart July 7th for Burgundy; and July 20th and 31st to the Loire. www.travellers-tale.com, E-mail info@ travellers-tale.com Exclusive to Panorama Travel 1-800-320-3377, BC Reg #2683.

QUALICUM BEACH. Dandelion Cottage. 1 bd., full kitchen, private suite, Cozy & comfortable, peaceful, near beach. Winter wkend specials, wkly & mthly rates. 250-752-5127 www.geocities.com/dandelioncottageca/

MAYNE ISLAND. Sunny retreat, 2bd. & loft, fully equipped, N/S, 1 blk. from Dinner Bay Park. Call 604-264-1855, 604-838-5995.

WHISTLER condo. Sleeps 4, views, close to village, all amenities. 604-943-9423.

TIBET cultural trek/tour. 30-days July 2004. Small group. Nepal, Mt. Kailas, Lhasa,

Katmandu. www.facetofacetraveltours.com 250-247-7652.

GABRIOLA COTTAGE Private, 2 bd., sleeps 6, kitchen, yard, sandy beach access, ideal for young children, N/P, N/S. $725 wkly. Call 250-247-9883, E-mail boysen@shaw.ca, www.gabriolacottage.netfirms.com

EDUCTORS B & B TRAVEL NETWORK $34 a night for two! 6,000 B&Bs worldwide. Educators hosting educators since 1986. "A great service, we were overwhelmed by the kindness and hospitality of our hosts!" David & Alice, both professors, Halifax, NS. See our complete membership directory and join online at www.educatorstravel.com Box 5279, Eugene, OR 97405, 1-800-377-3480. Fun, Friends, and adventure with fellow educators!

KELOWNA Executive lakefront house, downtown, fully equipped, private dock, boat lift, sleeps 6-8, quiet area, avail. year round, ManhattanPointVacations@shaw.ca, 250-762-8138.

BOWEN ISLAND Country home avail. Spring Break (Mar 6-20) and Summer (daily, wkly, mthly) View, BBQ, quiet, near beach, ferry. Ideal for day trips and relaxation. 604-947-9813.

PARKSVILLE Fully furnished townhouse, Rathtrevor Beach. 3 bd., 3 bath, steps to sandy beach. members.shaw.ca/twoodrent18, 250-727-6985.

WHISTLER condo, Lorimer Rd. on Alta Lake, great quiet family area, 10 min. from lifts but location also offers cross-country, ice-skating, etc. 2 storey, 2 bd. sleeps 6, fully equipped. N/P, $300/wkend, 10% discount mid-wk. 2nt min. 604-988-8231, Fax 604-988-1022.

BIG WHITE CONDO available for Spring Break, March 25—26. 1 bd. Great rates. 250-769-9316 or keith.reid@shaw.ca

TRAVEL DEALS FOR TEACHERS www.memberstravel.ca

COTSWOLDS—ENGLAND 2 bd. cottage for rent, 2 weeks minimum, cotswold@coulter.plus.com

TOFINO Join us in the annual celebration of the migration of the Pacific Gray Whale: mid-March to mid-April. Ideally located on Clayoquot Sound, Cannery Retreat is a perfect base for the Whale Festival. Cannery Retreat is a fully equipped 1 bd. loft condo. Steps from restaurants, galleries, shops and whales! Adult oriented. N/S, N/P. Minimum 2 days. 1-888-492-6662.

HORNBY ISLAND Comfortable 2 bd. cabin for weekly rental during summer 2004. See http://members.shaw.ca/scombs/cabin.html for details.

OKANAGAN Vacation home, 2 bd., spectacular view, lake, beach, 0.7 acres, fully equipped, covered deck, laundry, min. from golf, tennis, 12 wineries. Rent by week July/August $875. 250-498-4539.

LOOKING FOR VACATION HOMES? Visit beautiful Quadra Island. From cozy cottages in the woods to waterfront homes, check our choices www.quadraislandvacationrentals.com

CHINA Opportunities to teach and travel in China for 4 weeks this summer, see http://members.shaw.ca/education-connections/2004

www.gabriolavacations.com Several oceanfront homes or cottages avail. starting at $795/wk. or $280/2 nights plus taxes. Call for detail at 250-247-8577.

CHILCOTIN-WILD HORSE COUNTRY Lakefront log cabins in beautiful Nemaiah Valley. Excellent fishing and hiking. Cabins $70/nt. $420/wk. ph/fax: 250-468-9948, www.konnilakeresort.com

WHISTLER 1 bd. condo in Creekside area. Very affordable rates. Comfortably sleeps 4. Call 604-209-7027 or e-mail jo-anne.hibbert@telus.net

COMOX waterfront home for rent. Fully equipped. July and August. 250-339-6328.

FOR RENT/EXCHANGE

VANCOUVER Clean, bright, quiet, centally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $75/single, 2 bd. $85/single. Daily/weekly/ monthly rate, 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com

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

VICTORIA Teacher couple from Edmonton, neat, N/S, seek housesitting or home exchange near UVic, July—Aug. Have 2-year-old child. References 780-485-2588.

KITSILANO house, 3 bd. plus 2 bath, garden. Avail. Aug. 1 to Dec. 20, $1400/mo. N/P, close to UBC. 604-738-1876, e-mail: ir_roland@hotmail.com

VICTORIA Near UVic, large, modern home. Utilities/car included. July 1—Aug. 31. $2000/mo. 250-477-4055.

RESOURCES

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

MANUAL FOR PARAGRAPH & ESSAY WRITING Designed for teachers/parents of weaker or remedial students. To order, send $10.75 plus $1.60 postage to Avstan Publications, #18, 8533 Broadway St., Chilliwack, BC V2P 5V4. Ph/Fax: 604-792-0839.

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES for the visual learner. Designed for Junior Science and Senior Biology in B.C. To order, phone 604-852-0923 or e-mail davidhague@uniserve.com, www.visuallearner.ca

RHYME, READ & WRITE© …teaching early literacy skills K-2 through the magic of rhyme. Reproducible materials for teachers and students. Over 60 theme-related rhyme packages. $10 ea. or 3/$25 plus shipping. thecupboard@dccnet.com, www.theclassroomcupboard.com

HONEYBEE CENTRE for unforgettable field trips and free IRPs. Call 604-575-BEES (2337) Surrey, BC

ALPHASONGS 26 songs produced by Kindergarten teacher/professional musician. Designed to help beginning readers master alphabet, phonemic awareness. Blues, rock, country, pop. Positive effect on reading. Useful in Kindergarten, Grade 1, ESL, speech. $20 plus S&H. Paul 604-850-6748, f: 604-850-5370, info@annieape.com

NEW HARDCOVER Canadian Communications Technology textbook. Print and CD-ROM versions for students and teachers. Visit www.digitaloverdrive.ca or call 905-332-5712

NEW MATH KITS for intermediate classrooms. www.edumathresources.com

MISCELLANEOUS

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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 (taxes incl.) Mail Ken Smith, 5120 Ewart St., Burnaby, BC V5J 2W2 or call BCTF Lesson Aids.

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 2004. More information at: http://ehlt-online. flinders.edu.au/bc or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au

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 or www.globaltesol.com

VARIETY—THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY OF BC Working with children is your special passion. Leave a legacy in your will for BC’s special kids. It will be your gift of a lifetime, providing you and your estate with significant tax benefits. Confirm now or call for more information. Speak with Peter Chipman, toll free 1-800-381-2040 or e-mail: peter.chipman@variety.bc.ca

TEACHERS work online. $500—$2000+ PT/FT, www.agoldmineonline.com

FOR SALE. 1998, 25’ Aerolite family trailer. V.g. condition, sleeps 6, bunks, fully equipped. One family owner. $13,500. Surrey 604-535-3447.

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! Email: jheira@realestate-gabriola.com or phone 1-800-205-8080. Jheira Springford, Coast Realty (Gabriola Village).

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 to 1-888-307-1230. Give me your best price and I will better it. That is a promise!

WANTED Persons to buy 20 yr. business leading educational cultural tours once yearly to Mediterranean countries or elsewhere. Wonderful Retirement Activity! All materials, expertise, assistance for you to start. Easy! 604-922-0689, Fax 604-925-4170.

FOR SALE Thriving, unique, Canadian children’s wholesale book business. Contact PO Box 177, Saanichton, BC V8M 1A0.

REUNION LORD BYNG GRADS OF ’64 40th Anniversary Reunion, Sept. 11 & 12, 2004. See information and list of missing grads on our web site www.ethosevents.ca/ lb64reunion or contact Maureen MacDonald at 604-871-1891.

MISSING HEIR Johann Olaf Baumgartner, late of Salt Spring Island, BC, died September 25, 2002. It is believed that Mr. Baumgartner may have left a daughter who would have been born in the early 1950s. If you believe you are, or know of, this individual, please contact: Estate of Johann Olaf Baumgartner, c/o #1-105 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V5.



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