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Teacher Newsmagazine   Volume 17, Number 3, November/December 2004  

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TRAVEL/VACATION

LONG BEACH. Furn. 2 bd. suite, sleeps 6. Pets okay. Near Ucluelet, 10 min. drive from Pacific Rim Park. 250-726-2311, www.island.net/~s-kayak

FRANCE. Ultimate vacations, privately owned, beautiful furn. 1 bd. central Paris. Provence lovely furn. house close to Avignon. Wkly/mthly. 604-738-1876, 604-298-3904, i_roland@hotmail.com

GALIANO ISLAND. Warm hospitality in beautiful architect designed house, 3 bd., self-accom. or BnB. 250-539-9863, www.cedarplace.com/jasmine

SUNSHINE COAST (Davis Bay) cozy cottage, sleeps 4-6, fantastic ocean view, fenced yard, BBQ, call 604-826-3807, www3.telus.net/sechelthouse

WHISTLER Alta Lake, waterfront, 1 bd. condo, sleeps 4, 1 km to village, FP, TV/VCR/DVD. summer/winter rates, 604-298-2070.

KIHEI, MAUI. Large selection of fully equipped condos. Great beaches. Near shopping centre. Call Alf 604-291-1751, F: 604-291-9773, kihei@telus.net

PUERTO VALLARTA. Beautiful, large, 2 bd. furn. condo, downtown, 3 blks from the Malecon (beach). Reasonable wkly rates, N/S, 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com

SKI WHISTLER BLACKCOMB luxury condo, sleeps 4 or 5. Pool, hot tubs, ski-in-out, www.at-blackcomb.com 604-929-6589.

SUNSHINE COAST (Halfmoon Bay) cozy cedar cottage, sleeps 4-6, fantastic ocean view, F/P, BBQ. Call 604-885-7606 or www.blackberrycottagebc.com

QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS. Fabulous "mothership" kayaking, wilderness adventure, unforgettable experiences. www.island.net/ ~archipel or 1-888-559-8317.

VICTORIA, BC fully equip. 1 bd. condo nestled between downtown and Cook Street village facing Beacon Hill Park. www3.telus.net/victoriacondo or 1-866-222-0406.

MAUI. Privately owned, beautiful fully furn. 2 bd., 2 bath condo across from Kamaole beaches. Great complex, Great location. 250-598-6955, F: 250-598-6965.

MAYNE ISLAND. Sunny retreat, 2 bd. & loft, fully equipped, N/S, 1 blk. from Dinner Bay Park. Call 604-264-1855.

WHISTLER. Townhouse, sleeps 8, fully equip. 604-985-7669 or Gary 604-669-7212.

MAUI KAMAOLE. Steps to Wailea and Kamaole Beach, fully equip. 1 bd., 2 baths, 2 pools, tennis, private garden. Suit 2 couples or family of 4. Owner rental. Evelyn 604-738-9295. tikkunyoga@shaw.ca

2004 CHRISTMAS IN MEXICO. "The Manzanillo Dirt Bike Bicycle Tour" All abilities. Options for non-riders. Visit areas where few other tourists travel as well as spend some time at the beach. For full information about this unique Mexico experience, call Les or Barb at 604-250-0614 or e-mail thelommels@shaw.ca

WHISTLER GETAWAY. Pinecrest Estates, 5 bd., 1400 sq.ft. cabin, sauna, deck with BBQ, fully-equip. kitchen, DW, WD, wood stove (wood provided). Rates from $175/nt. (seasonal) glush@shaw. ca or 604-936-3346.

WHISTLER Creekside Condos. Fully furn. with full kitchens. 1 bd. suites and large studio, sleeps up to 4; N/S, N/P. Common Jacuzzi, laundry & ski prep room. Good availability. Dec., Xmas & New Years. For rates, call 604-988-6600 (Gr. Van) or 1-800-792-2089. www.geocities.com/whistlercondomgmt

WHISTLER Creekside townhouse for rent. Sleeps 8, 2 baths, view of Alpha Lake. 604-535-3447.

SUNNY KIHEI Maui, sandy beaches, pools, tennis. From $80 US/night. www.kiheicondoexperts.com, 1-866-936-MAUI.

DREAMING OF A BEACH VACATION? Stay in one of our private waterfront homes in Mexico and Canada. 1-888-848-2231, www.globalhavens.com

HOME AWAY FROM HOME Beautiful Lake Okanagan View Homes, available by the week. 250-494-0872.

BLACKCOMB Luxury 2 bd/loft, 3 bath, sleeps 7, ski-in, ski-out, 604-940-0156.

APEX MOUNTAIN Spacious mountain ski cabins. Rent by weekend or week. 250-494-0872.

SUNSHINE COAST Powell River. Fully furn. 2 bd. log house. W/D. Located behind owners house on walkon waterfront lot in beautiful sandy Douglas Bay. Quiet & peaceful. Pets welcome. Avail. June, July & Sept. $420/wk. Call Barb 604-487-0320.

SUNSHINE COAST waterfront cottage fully equipped, sleeps 4, F/P, BBQ, W/D, 604-885-1921, email twolees@dccnet

DISCOVER FRANCE ON TWO WHEELS This is not your ordinary Tour de France. Cycle by fields of sunflowers and magnificant chateaux. Explore the delights of rural France from our framhouse in the Loire Valley. Guided by the unbound enthusiasm of a Francophile teacher, the 10-day tours depart July 5 and 15. www.travellers-tale.com, email: info@travellers-tale.com. Exclusive to Panorama Travel 1-800-320-3377, BC reg #2683.

OCEANFRONT HOME for rent on Gabriola Island! Furn. 2 bd. lrg living rm, w/spectacular view, well equip. kitchen, 2 F/P, garage & guest cottage. All mod conv. Avail. Jan & Feb. 05; Sept thru June 06. Rent from $850 to $1200/mo. Util. incl. N/S, N/P, 604-263-6026.

PANORAMA BC 3 bd. timeshare choice location, 1st week Jan. Sun. check-in, no line ups. $3,000 or rent 1 wk. for $600. 604-264-4408.

VICTORIA 4 bd., 2 bath in Oak Bay. Avail. Christmas holiday (Dec. 18/04 - Jan. 3/05. $1000/wk. want@shaw.ca (for web pictures). 250-384-3499.

DETOUR COLONIAL MEXICO. Celebrate the Christmas Spirit: Nine festive days of lights, nativity scenes and music, December 6-14; Photo Safari with photographer Dannielle Hayes for professionals and amateurs, February 14-22; Easter in Oaxaca; The Treasures of Colonial Mexico for Artists, April 1-11. Explore retirement opportunities in San Miguel in July. Small groups & memorable experiences. www.detours.biz, 604-733-8242.

FOR RENT/EXCHANGE

VANCOUVER. Clean, bright, quiet, centrally located condos at Robson & Bute. 1 bd. $85/single, 2 bd. $95-$105/ single. Daily/weekly/monthly rates. 604-608-4268, dbemc@hotmail.com .

NEW YORK large 3 bd., 2 bath, garden. July 2005 through July 2006. Prefer exchange Lower Mainland. RhianonAllen@netscape.net

MISCELLANEOUS

MASTER OF SPECIAL EDUCATION by coursework offered by Flinders University of S. Australia is recognized by the B.C. Teacher Qualification Service. The degree is available entirely in distance mode. Applications are invited now for commencement of study in 2005. More information at: http://ehlt-online.flinders.edu.au/bc or from the program co-ordinator, Bernice.Burnip@flinders.edu.au

www.findAtutor.ca Students looking for tutors, tutors looking for students. A comprehensive tutor listing service in Canada. Accepting listings from throughout BC. To advertise tutoring, or to search for a tutor, visit www.findAtutor.ca

AWARD WINNING CHILDREN’S PERFORMERS ‘The Buddy System’ bring social responsibility curriculum to life with dynamic, fun school concerts. FREE CDs and activity books with booking. 604-215-2760 or info@buddy-system.org

ATTENTION TEACHERS "Free Organizing Tips for Teachers" article by Ranka Burzan. Are you tired of clutter in your home or classroom? Frustrated with piles of papers, magazines, and books? Your free "Organizing Tips for Teachers" will include: How to design an efficient filing system, How to create zones in your classroom, How to sort and purge. See upcoming workshops with Ranka in Surrey Continuing Education, Fall/Winter 2004. To register call 604-589-2221.

E-mail: rburzan@telus. net, cleanandtidysolutions.com

RETIRING? Undecided about the Joint Life Option? Order Choosing the Right Options, a straightforward guide/ workbook for selecting the best option for your situation. Cost: $15. Mail Ken Smith, 5120 Ewart St., Burnaby, BC V5J 2W2 or phone BCTF Lesson Aids.

NURTURING TOUCH Experience deep relaxation and a sense of well being. Nadia, your Holistic Certified Practitioner offers you a rejuvenating massage; a relaxing acupressure treatment; a fancy foot Jacuzzi; Healing Indian clay facials and more. All done with 100% pure aromatherapy oils. $15 off your first visit. www.pureintentions.net/treatment. html. For appointments 604-731-9964.

TEAM is more than the total of its members. Ignite your team spirit and unleash its potential with #1 team building wizards! 604-454-1430, www.teamacademy.ca

LEARN MAP & COMPASS skills and never get lost! Lifesaving knowledge workshops with the best expert! 604-671-2931, www.uoa.ca

SHOESTRING THEATRE presents eight plays for junior/intermediate pupils to act in! Successfully produced and performed by hundreds of kids in BC and Ontario, since 1986. Contact Duncan Smith 250-477-9989, duncanawsmith@shaw.ca

USE YOUR MOUSE to find your house! Victoria, Sooke & Sidney. Thinking of buying or selling, click on Victoria’s top real estate website, free reports and MLS listings with full addresses at www.carollivingstone.ca. Carol Livingstone, B.Ed., Re/Max Camosun, carol@carollivingstone.com, toll free 1-800-663-2121, 250-744-3301.

RESOURCES

CLASSROOM MATH GAMES and puzzles. www.edumathresources.com

SCIENCE ACTIVITIES for the visual learner. Designed for junior science and senior biology in BC. To order, phone 604-852-0923 or e-mail davidhague@ uniserve.com, www.visuallearner.ca

MUSIC and DRAMA teachers take note! Two new musicals for Grades 3–7. Jumping to Conclusions, 3 friends travel back in time to meet Claude Monet. Hatshepsut, a young museum curator is inspired by the life of Egyspts’ only female pharaoh. Contact Helen MacCulloch at 604-922-3048 or e-mail ahmac@radiant.net