Read with us!

If you haven’t yet had a chance to join the BCTELA summer book club, don’t worry: you still can! The coordinated date has been extended to July 6th. This year we are reading about theories of Place-Based education. As this topic is still emerging as a area of study, we will be reading four articles […]

Summer is #BCTELAbook Club Season

We are pleased to announce BCTELA’s third annual professional literature book club. Three years ago we started a pattern of book clubs over the summer as a lead-up to our fall conference. We have traditionally chosen professional literature authored by our upcoming keynote as a way to extend and deepen the conversations surrounding the themes […]

It’s Time to Get to Know Patrick Lane

Posted by Pamela Richardson Washita by Patrick Lane Harbour Publishing, Madeira Park, BC. 2014 If you are looking for new poems from a BC writer that are both masterful yet accessible for adolescent readers and writers then Patrick Lane’s more recent collection, Washita, is a wonderful selection. His imagery, often drawn from the natural world […]

Don’t have much time? Try this.

Posted by Celia Brogan We’re all so busy. We are passionate educators and want the best learning experiences for our students and there are always so many things we want to plan for them, and learn for ourselves. Finding new local texts to offer our students is something that can take a bit of time […]

Journey to Cowichan’s Past

posted by Celia Brogan Students at times have trouble identifying with historical events, especially when those events occurred to a cultural group other than the one(s) with which they are familiar. One way to assist students to identify and begin to understand the emotional and social costs of past injustices is historical fiction. There is […]

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