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Teacher Newsmagazine Volume 16, Number 2, November/December 2003

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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

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

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.

HOME AWAY FROM HOME Beautiful Lake Okanagan view homes and spacious Apex Mountain ski cabin. Avail. by weekend or week. 250-494-0872.

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

MEXICAN CULTURAL ADVENTURES Mountain villages, tropical beaches, nature, walks, wildlife, birding; ancient pyramids & native culture; healing, plants, traditional crafts (weaving, pottery, carving…). Meet the people. Affordable custom tours. www.backcountrymexico.com, 604-251-1425

VANCOUVER HARBOUR VIEW APT. Fully furn. 2 bd., 2 bath, steps to Sea Wall and Robson St. $1050/wk., $2950/mo. phone 250-492-6871.

WHISTLER 1 bd. condo (Whistler Creekside) sleeps 4, F/P, hot tub, swimming pool, sauna. Kitchen fully equipped. Underground 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.

TRAVEL DEALS for teachers! www.memberstravel.ca

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.

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

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 accommodation–half price. Other dates/locations available. 604-534-4729.

ARE YOU INTERESTED in being a part of a Whistler ski condo for the 2003–04 season? For more information, call 604-209-7027 or e-mail jo-anne.hibbert@telus.com

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



VANCOUVER/KITSILANO 3 bd., den, fully furn. house with deck and yard. 2 F/P, near school and park w/tennis courts, near beach, UBC. $2000/mo. January to August 2004. 604-732-5428, phil_jane@hotmail.com

WHITE ROCK, BC—XMAS 2003 Dec. 20– Jan03/04 (3500 sq.ft. executive home with view, hot tub, 5 bd. etc. 604-541-8776, www.sunsetinnbednb.com

COURTENAY, BC Fully furn. charming 4 bd. character home for rent from Jan. 1 to April 1, 2004. 250-338-8082.

RENT IN INTERIOR BC Fully furn. condo, May–Aug. 2004. View, private garden, close to many venues. $700/mo. Phone Ashcroft 250-453-9964.



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 BC. To order, phone 604-852-0923 or e-mail davidhague@uniserve.com, www.visuallearner.ca

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




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 phone 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 AND 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

EXPERIENCED CAREGIVER available to assist the elderly and physically challenged. Good refs. Gabriela 604-688-1476, 604-771-3863.

CONDO FOR SALE 2 bd. condo in Surrey. Vaulted ceiling, spacious, like new. $125,000 obo. 604-951-4419.

REDUCE NECK & BACK PAIN with a reading and writing easel. Until Dec. 12 only $14.99, Garthcan@shaw.ca

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

DUTHIE BOOKCASES’ Dictionary Stand/Podium is a beautiful and useful addition to classrooms and libraries and an excellent tool for teachers. Duthie Bookcases also make wonderful graduation or retirement presents. Handcrafted in solid native BC hardwoods. View the complete line of bookcases at www.duthiebookcases.com

TEACH IN CHINA. Unique opportunity to teach oral English to primary students/ adults. Administration includes permanent Canadian staff. Forward resume to e-mail Tomlin1968@sohu.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.

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).

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 1950’s. If you believe you are, or know of, this individual, please contact: Ian H. Clement, Solicitor, #1, 105 Rainbow Road, Salt Spring Island, BC V8K 2V5

LOOK TO SHARE OFFICE on Lonsdale in North Vancouver. Suitable for therapy, tutoring, etc. Conversation area, work table, play & art space. Reasonable rent/flexible hours. Debbie Walsh, M.Ed., R.C.C. 604-341-5865.

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