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Campus life is key

Personalized learning gives students the opportunity to excel beyond even their own personal expectations.

Learning is personalized at North Star

A century ago, Maria Montessori proposed a method of learning continually supported by research in cognitive science and neuroscience as the most developmentally effective approach to learning.

Build your social network

WE spend so much effort and mind-share talking about Facebook that when it comes to social networking, it is certainly the current champ of social networking sites.

Small school model succeeds

Brockton offers a small school environment where students learn in small class sizes and thrive in an inclusive, caring community.

Specialized schools meet individual needs

A trend to shift to personalized learning in schools has caught public attention in this province. It isn't a new idea - since the '70s, educators in alternative education have embraced and implemented the concept of individualized learning.

Island Pacific School: a traditional take

At the risk of speaking in opposition to a newly emerging, and predictably popular, educational trend, I can tell you that Island Pacific School will not be re-engineering itself to deliver personalized learning to its students anytime soon.

A taste of the tropics

MY husband and I just spent a week in Maui, and we ate of lot of fresh, sweet pineapple (though sometimes it was just the garnish on a mai tai, if the truth be told).

All is Bene in Ambleside

WHEN bad-boy chef turned author and TV host Anthony Bourdain came to Vancouver last fall he spoke about food trends and phenomena he hated. Child foodies, he said, were intolerable.
New kitchen redefines elegance

New kitchen redefines elegance

HOW do you take a kitchen from drab to fab? Just ask these West Vancouver homeowners. For seven years the kitchen of their home was left untouched.

Tips for taming tantrums

YOUR friend Deirdre has dropped over for a visit. You each have a cup of coffee and are all ready to catch up on all the gossip. Sitting on the floor nearby is your son Aiden and her son Tyler.
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