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Teacher Newsmagazine   Volume 16, Number 3, January/February 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

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. ir_roland@hotmail.com, 604-738-1876 or 604-298-3904.

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. 604-581-3964.

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

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.

SPRING BREAK, Mar. 19—24, Washington, Resort on Wapato Point, Lake Chelan, 1 bd., sleeps 5, 5 hr. drive from Vancouver. $900.cdn, 604-522-1109.

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.

COTTAGE AT SECRET COVE (Sunshine Coast) waterfront cottage near Sechelt for daily or weekly rental, fully equipped, 2 bd. private, quiet. Call Leigh 604-885-1921 or A Cottage at Secret Cove, www.bigpacific.com

MEXICO SPRING BREAK! Puerto Vallarta 5-star luxury beachfront accom.–half price. Other dates/locations avail. 604-534-4729.

DIVERS PARADISE BnB located in lovely south kona on the big island of Hawaii. Only 2 rooms of this 3 bd. bed & breakfast are rented out. All rooms have 180-degree spectacular ocean views, not to mention 3 acres of beautiful tropical landscapes in which to stroll and a very secluded private beach nearby the property to watch the dolphins. A hearty breakfast is served each morning. All rooms have ensuite private baths, private enterace, and private lanai. Call (808) 328-8073 or see our website www.diversparadisebnb.com

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!

COZY STUDIO WHISTLER by River of Golden Dreams, F/P, TV/VCR, fully equip. Sleeps 3, N/S, N/P. Avail. wkly and wkends. Call Suzanne 604-931-8535, sbilodeau@sd43.bc.ca

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

EASTERN TURKEY ADVENTURE 17-day tour Sept. 20—Oct. 6/04, hosts, retired Edmonton public teachers Merv & Barbara Lutes. "You’ve seen the west, now see the rest!" Early booking discount avail. 604-535-5183, lutesara@yahoo.ca or www.rostad.com for details.

BAJA MEXICO privately owned 2 bd. house on 3/4 acre with private gardens. Located in village of Cabo Pulmo on Sea of Cortez, 1.5 hr. north of Los Cabos airport. Views of sea and mountains. Short walk to safe, sandy beach with coral reef. Wireless Internet avail. See www.paradisewithanoceanview.com or phone 604-221-1990.

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.

LOOKING FOR VACATION HOMES? Visit beautiful Quadra Island. Cozy cottages in the woods to waterfront homes, check choice at www.quadraislandvacationrentals.com

MARRIOTT DESERT SPRING VILLA Palm Desert. Mar 6-13. Luxury 5 star Resort & Spa. Sleeps 2 adults or 2 adults & 2 small children. $1500US. 604-338-9823.

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

FOR RENT/EXCHANGE

VICTORIA Large 2 bd. adult-oriented townhouse. On major bus routes & close to UVic, downtown, malls and tourist attr. Avail. July 2—Aug. 25/04. N/S. N/P $ negotiable. 250-414-0303.

VANCOUVER Clean, bright, quiet, centrally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $75/single, 2 bd $85/single (single daily/ wkly/mthly rate) dbemc@hotmail.com, 604-608-4268.

TEACHER EXCHANGE

TEACHER EXCHANGE SCOTLAND High School technology co-ordinator 2005. Exchange contact Iain at hanjam@hotmail.com

TEACHER EXCHANGE ONTARIO Elem. core French teacher seeks same for 1 yr. job and home exchange through Canadian Education Exchange Foundation. I live in Toronto, teach in Mississauga. Prefer Surrey/White Rock/ Langley/Abbotsford area. Will consider Vancouver or Gr. Vancouver area. My condo best suits single or couple. Contact robson8451@rogers.com or 416-979-845.

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.

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

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

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

PETER AUSTEN’S EVEREST EXPERIENCE® offers KEYNOTES and is THE leadership/ teambuilding seminar for professional development. Details and VIDEOS at www.austeneverest.com, e-mail: peter@austeneverest.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

EARN $5000 MONTHLY with your teaching skills. Free report. Moore, 193 Balmoral, Brantford, ON N3R 7S2.

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.

FUN! MAKE FRIENDS & MONEY TOO! Newly retired teacher/specialists in Vancouver, Whistler, and Victoria with executive style homes, are needed to host and mentor international business people, professionals and career-minded young adults for 1 or 2 wk. assignments 604-683-4375, info@homestay.bc.ca, www.homestay.bc.ca

FOR SALE 1992 Parkmodel trailer, Mt. Baker foothills. Addition, deck, furnished, landscaped, $60,000 US, www.laketyee.org, j.p.cambrey@shaw.ca, 604-538-6979.

VARICOSE & SPIDER VEIN Treatment Free consultation, Dr. Chao Yu, MD, member of Canadian Society of Phlebology and American College of Phlebology. Lower Mainland Treatment Centres, 3994 E. Hastings St. Burnaby 604-298-7806 or #56, 2991 Lougheed Hwy Coquitlam 604-945-7819.

EARN EXTRA MONEY Work at home. Tele-sales people needed for innovative education company. Earn approx. $100/sale. See www.pro-d.com for details.

TEACHERS WANTED for University Preparation program: We are actively recruiting Math and Information Technology teachers for a University in the United Arab Emirates. If you have a Masters Degree and at least 3 years experience, visit our web page for more information: instructorsabroad.com or phone us today (604) 922-2452.



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