Attending a school's open house is a valuable experience that goes beyond the customary tour of classrooms and facilities. It is a window into the educational ecosystem, offering parents, students, and educators a unique opportunity to connect, communicate, and collaborate. The importance of attending an open house extends far beyond the initial impressions, providing a…
Fall has arrived and the hustle and bustle of school days is back. Before we know it, the school year is a third over and the first report cards will be given out.
In this issue, we have provided more information about what these report cards will look like. The BC government has made some changes and the new format has been updated to better encourage our
children’s learning. We have also included information about various learning approaches—critical thinking, project-based learning, music, and of course play and its important role in the learning process for our youngest learners.
Finally, we have provided helpful tips about accessing disability tax credits and tips on staying healthy this winter.
Enjoy this issue and the change of season!
Westside Montessori Academy is making its love of learning available to even more elementary-age students at our beautiful new school in Vancouver. For 15 years, Westside Montessori Academy has been serving families from their space at Vancouver's Italian Cultural Centre. Now, for their 2023-2024 school year, they’ve brought their unique, creative teaching style to spacious classrooms…
The time has come. Your child sings and hums all the time, dances around the house and expresses themselves with music everywhere they go. As parents, we want to encourage this, so we think – music lessons, and music instruments! The best time to get a jump start on music is when the child is…
As each child is unique, exposing them to explore many genres of music and types of instruments in the early years can play an instrumental role in sparking that connection for them to music.