Monthly Archives: October 2016


Two events this month featured Ian Byrd, so for people who weren’t able to attend the event, or for those who missed the event announcements, I want to ensure that you have the link to Ian’s website: Byrdseed The website … Continue reading

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BC School District 6 – Rocky Mountain

British Columbia is large and the population is dispersed, and over the months we are providing a glimpse into each of BC’s 57 school districts.  This time we focus on SD 6, which is named for its main geographic feature. The history is … Continue reading

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Vancouver School Board Fired

Last May,  I wrote about the Vancouver School Board, and the news that it had rejected the budget. One of the reasons given for rejecting the budget was that it would have led to school closures and program cuts, including … Continue reading

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Creative Problem Solving Soc. Seminar

The British Columbia branch of the international Odyssey of the Mind organization is registered as the Creative Problem Solving Society (CPSS). They are co-hosting a seminar in Coquitlam on Oct.20th. Odyssey of the Mind describes itself as: an international educational program that … Continue reading

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Educators of Gifted in BC

The teachers of children described as gifted and talented employed by school districts are few in number.  However, they have an association (AEGTCCBC)  to support each other and the children in the province. Their annual conference is open to parents … Continue reading

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