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Teacher Newsmagazine  Volume 19, Number 1, September 2006 

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TRAVEL/VACATION

EAST COAST COTTAGES Beach House at the Cape, sleeps 10, 4 bd., 2 bath, sunroom, 2 sundecks, bbq, private, treed property. The Ocean Breeze Cottage, sleeps 5, 2 bd., 1 bath, wraparound deck, bbq. Both properties are next to each other and can be rented together, fresh seafood market nearby, beautiful sandy beaches. Centrally located along the NB coast, 1 hr. to PEI or NS. Wkly or mthly rates. Visit our website: www.seatosearentals.com

CHEMAINUS, Vancouver Island. Tide’s Inn, sleeps 2, gas F/P, Tide’s Table, sleeps 5, quiet with beautiful gardens, both properties have panoramic ocean views, covered decks and are beautifully decorated. Enjoy kayaking, golfing, beautiful beaches and Salt Spring Ferry nearby. Wkly and mthly rates. Visit our website: www.seatosearentals.com

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

Old PUERTO VALLARTA large 1 bd. condo, 2 blks from Los Muertos Beach, 604-879-7673, www.vrbo.com/56182

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

WHISTLER Condo. Sleeps 4, views, close to village, all amen. 604-943-9423.

GRANADA, NICARAGUA. Discover this beautiful Spanish colonial city and little known country. B&B run by retired BC teacher. For information contact carolannrea@hotmail.com

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.

BLACKCOMB Luxury 2 bd/loft, 3 bath, sleeps 8, ski-in, ski-out, 604-940-0156.

WHISTLER CREEK townhouse for rent. View of Alta Lake. 2 bath., 3 bd., sleeps 6. 604-535-3447.

WHISTLER 1 bd. condo (Whistler Creekside) sleeps 4, F/P, hot tub, swimming pool, sauna, kitchen fully equipped, u/ground parking, close to lift and stores. Call Jan or John at 604-530-0958.

WHISTLER Weekend ski group. Emerald Estates. 4+ bd., 2+ bath, rustic log cabin, F/P, hot tub, 6 appliances, bbq, deck. Phone for email photos. 604-980-1904, 604-935-9635.

MAZATLAN, MEXICO 2 bd., 2 bath condo. Sleeps 4. Pool, tennis, 3 blks to beach. Teacher owned $1000 US/mo. Tel. 604-733-6184, e-mail: leilade@shaw.ca

SUN PEAKS RESORT Stone’s Throw, Unit 49, luxurious brand new condo, 2 bd/ 2 bath, sleeps 5, ski-in/ski-out, mountain views, private hot tub, F/P, bbq, 6 appliances, plasma TVs. All amenities. NS/NP. 1-800-585-8834, reservation code: Teacher

WHISTLER Village North, 2 bd. deluxe townhome. 604-531-6847. View at www.whistlervacationhome.ca.

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

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.

WHISTLER Deluxe 1 bd., village, 2.5/ bed. Creekside, rates $69+, salij@shaw.ca

ACAPULCO time share condo available (Spring Break ‘07) sleeps 4, 1 wk. $750 CDN. More info at www.RAVC.com, Phone Jackie 604-594-6207.

KIHEI, 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.

FRANCE HOLIDAY RENTALS Medieval house/ studio, 16C village, Montagnac, S France. 1/2 hr. Montpellier, 15 min. Med. sjevent@shaw.ca

WHISTLER BLACKCOMB Ski-in/ski-out, luxury condo, sleeps 5, pool, hot tubs, 3 night min. www.at_blackcomb.com, Sheila 604-929-6589.

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

FOR RENT

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

WANTED TO RENT Two female working students seeking clean, quiet affordable daylight suite or ? in safe neighbourhood toward UBC. On bus route. Will housesit. Reliable. pkereluk@sd23.bc.ca

KASLO. 2 quaint lakefront cottages avail. Sept 06-June 07. Fully furn., clean, close to town, great view. N/S, N/P, $400 & $500/mo. plus util. Call 250-828-9967 or e-mail kaslocottage@shaw.ca

BRENTWOOD BAY lovely Vancouver Island house for rent in beautiful Brentwood Bay (short drive to Victoria). 3 bd. rancher, 2 1/2 bath, parklike yard near ocean walks, schools, and parks. From Oct. 1/06 to July 1/07. $1500/mo. Ph: 250-652-8896.

PORT COQUITLAM Large 1 bd., main floor, new kitchen, 1 1/2 baths. Quiet, park-like setting. Shared laundry, utilities. N/S, No dogs. References. $750. 604-944-9575.

PET LOVERS: Quiet vacation retreat at CULTUS LAKE for rent starting November 1 for 6 to 8 wks. Beautiful new executive home [furnished] with spectacular view of lake. Rent REDUCED from $2500 to $1000/mo. in EXCHANGE for care of older dog and cat. Excellent references required. N/S. Email cultusretreat@telus.net.

MISCELLANEOUS

MASTER OF EDUCATION (Special Education) by coursework offered by Flinders University in S. Australia is recognized by the B.C. TQS. Degree available entirely in distance mode. Apply now for commencement of study semester one (late February) or semester two (late July). More information at: ehlt.flinders. edu.au/northamerica or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au

SEARCH ASSOCIATES International Job Fair, Toronto, Feb. 2-4, where over 50 schools from around the world will be recruiting teachers for the upcoming school year. Workshop for interested teachers will be held in Vancouver in November. Visit our website for date & locations. For more information, contact Ray Sparks, raysparks@eastlink.ca or visit our website www.searchassociates.com

VARIETY-THE CHILDREN’S CHARITY Working with children is your special passion. Leaving a legacy in your will for BC’s special kids will be your gift of a lifetime. There are estate planning benefits too. Contact Peter Chipman to confirm. Toll free 1-800-381-2040, direct 604-268-3887 or email peter.chipman@variety.bc.ca

TEACHING POSITIONS in International Schools through the 19th annual Teachers’ Overseas Recruiting Fair at Queen’s University, Feb. 9-11, 2007. Hundreds of positions K-12 in dozens of countries. Most contracts for 2 years. Pre-registration required. educ. queensu.ca/placement

CERTIFIED TEACHERS needed for in-home tutoring (all subjects and grades) 604-439-1790, www.schooliseasy.com

FOR SALE Lovely country estate with 2 homes on 20 acres. 10 min. to Parksville and Qualicum Beach. Main residence 3200 sq.ft. with in-law 1 bd. suite. Economical heat pump. Panoramic mountain views. Established garden area for your vegetables, flowers and fruit. Second home provides steady rental income. Pasture for horses or hobby farm and forested areas. $895,000. Contact Neil Callander 1-250-248-6587, e-mail randall@mala.bc.ca

RESOURCES

KOZMIC VISUAL CONNECTIONS visual boards, charts, guides, kits, picture cues, and routines for children and adults who require visual supports to enhance their daily life. These products may be of particular interest for special education teachers or teaching assistants. Check our web site at http://members.shaw.ca/kvcweb/default.htm, e-mail kozmicvc@shaw.ca, or call us at 306-978-3362.

BRAIN BASED LEARNING Know how the brain learns best? Teaching in a brain compatible way? Stuck kids? LA teacher, 30 yrs experience plus 9 yrs facilitating Pro-D in over 25 BC districts. Demonstrates practical, effective, easy to use teaching strategies to boost student learning and rejuvenate your own brain. High energy, uplifting, optimistic, presentations. It’s the future. No brain, no gain. www.braincoach.ca

www.bcfieldtrips.ca Search our field-trip data base or attend the 4th Annual Field Trip Fair, Sept. 25 at the Richmond Museum. Meet educators from 50 community groups that offer field trip opportunities in the Lower Mainland and beyond. Snacks, door prizes and giveaways for pre-registered guests. Detailed information and free registration on our web site, www.bcfieldtrips.ca

PRO-D WORKSHOPS that deliver the tools to improve low written output. Julie Ferguson has changed the way over 2000 teachers approach creative writing by harmonizing brain- and evidence-based research with professional writing tips. Visit www.beaconlit.com/teacherworkshops.htm, then call 604-469-1319 or email info@ beaconlit.com to book Julie for your next event.

TEACHING WEATHER? Finally! A cohesive, well-planned package of lessons and resources for teaching the foundations of weather science. Designed for BC’s science curriculum. Purchase "Destination Discovery: The Weather Zone" for $22.95 at: www.discoverysciencelearning.com

CUBA TOUR FOR TEACHERS An 8-day program for educators and their spouses to learn about the island’s education and social system, meet its people and engage in its culture, arts and history. The tour is focused on teachers planning to take their students to the island in the future. Dates: Wed 27 Dec 2006 - Wed 03 Jan 2007. See www.hello cuba.ca/teachers for itinerary and costs.

BC-WIDE CUBA STUDENTS TOUR A 10-day tour program led by BCTF educators. The tour is open to all BC high school students over spring break 2007. Program focus is music, dance, culture and volunteerism. We encourage teachers to invite your students to join this program. Travel dates: Thr 15 Mar - Sat 24 Mar 2006. See www.hellocuba.ca/bc for itinerary and costs.

ORGANIZE A STUDENT CUBA TOUR Cuba is the preferred choice for educators seeking culturally rewarding study abroad experiences for their students. It is safe and economical. Your students return having enjoyed an experience-of-a-lifetime. As a result they become more engaged academically and civically. Our notforprofit organization assists teachers with every step of planning and organization. Teacher leaders travel free. See our website at www.hellocuba.ca

VENEZUELA FOR STUDENTS Cuba Education Tours offers short-term study abroad programs for BC high school students to Venezuela. See our programs at www.hellovenezuela.ca

MEXICO FOR STUDENTS Cuba Education Tours provides short term study abroad programs for BC high school students to learn from and volunteer with their indigenous peers in the Oaxaca region of Mexico. See our programs at www.hellomexico.ca

TERRY FOX RUN IN CUBA Students go to Cuba from Fri 16 Mar–Fri 23 Mar, 2007 (spring break). Join cuban youth in the world’s largest Terry Fox run after Canada. Participate in sporting events, visit Cuba’s cultural venues and historic sites for one week. Educators: please announce to your students, and teachers are welcome too! See www.hellocuba.ca/fox for more info.


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