Posts by Jim Huinink:
Voice Intermediate School (VIS) provides an all-encompassing approach to education that is focussed on the whole child. |
At VIS, children gain the benefits of a balanced and rigorous education in a supportive environment. The school provides a smaller-school setting for G4-8 students with all the advantages of learning in the historic Distillery District's unique urban environment.
To experience the outstanding opportunities VIS has to offer your child, visit their Open House on Feb 22 and discover the VIS difference.
Vancouver Private School Expo is a One Stop Education Shop |
The fourth Private School Expo of 2011 is coming soon to Vancouver. The Westin Bayshore in downtown Vancouver will play host to the annual Vancouver Private School Expo on November 27th of this year, from 12 noon to 4 pm. Schools from across British Columbia will be present at the expo as well as boarding schools from around the world.
Branksome Hall Asia Breaks Ground |
Branksome Hall Asia proudly broke ground over the past weekend, part of an exciting development in international education on Jeju Island in Korea.
The Private School Locator App is Live! |
Our Kids is very pleased to announce the launch of the Private School Locator, an application compatible with all Apple mobile devices, completely free, available now from iTunes. The application is ideal for parents moving to a new area and will also be useful to real estate agents and any others helping families find new [...]
Notre Dame Hounds Grads Named to Team Canada |
Jaden Schwartz and Sean Couturier, graduates of Athol Murray College of Notre Dame, have been named to Team Canada’s roster for the 2011 World Junior Championships in Buffalo, NY. Schwartz was a first round selection (14th overall) of the St. Louis Blues in 2010. Currently enrolled at Colorado College, he leads the team – and [...]
We Need More Video Games, Less School |
James Paul Gee is an Arizona State University professor who argues that video games and the classroom are at cross-purposes. No big surprise, right? Except Gee, a highly regarded linguist, argues that schools kill the joy of learning while video games can reignite it. Gee argues that conventional pedagogy is, in fact, contrary to the [...]