Browsing Archive: October, 2013

David Suzuki on Climate Change

Posted by Lori Goldman on Thursday, October 17, 2013, In : New World Ideas 
Check out this video by Dr. David Suzuki for an easy explanation of how climate change has come and what we can do about it.
http://vimeo.com/76201626

David Suzuki - Global Report on Climate Change 2013 from VoVo Productions on Vimeo.


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Parents Support Reading at Home (Chinese)

Posted by Lori Goldman on Thursday, October 17, 2013, In : Parenting 
在家里支持读取的方法
1。阅读与你的儿子/女儿定期。最少每周一次,或更好,两个次
周。你可以在你自己的语言或英语阅读。

2。一起讨论你所读到。家长告诉他/她读的儿子/女儿。儿子/女儿
他们理解故事的股份。这是不是孩子纠正其中的教训。

3。你的儿子/女儿也应该阅读他/她自己的乐趣。这本书一定有什么东西,他/她可以
阅读。它应该很容易阅读,而没有经常检查字典...
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Parents Support Reading at Home

Posted by Lori Goldman on Thursday, October 17, 2013,
This is from the Lord Byng Secondary School website to help ELL students.
The information is good for all English language learners.

Ways to Support Reading in The Home
1. Read with your son/daughter on a regular basis. A minimum of once a week, or better, two times a
week. You can read in your own language or in English.

2. Discuss together what you have read. Parent tells son/daughter what he/she has read. Son/daughter
shares what they understood from the story. THIS IS NOT A LESSON in which the ...
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About Me


Lori in I got my Bachelor of Education degree in the USA but was born and raised in Canada. Working in Asia and with immigrant adults and children for 22 years has given me insights into the difficulties they face in a new country and school system. I like to help adults adjust to and explore the rich and diverse opportunities in Canada while also supporting them in their challenge of parenting in a new culture. I love to help children learn English, develop skills, and gain confidence to succeed in school and life.

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“Don't aim at success. The more you aim at it and make it a target, the more you are going to miss it. For success, like happiness, cannot be pursued; it must ensue, and it only does so as the unintended side effect of one's personal dedication to a cause greater than oneself or as the by-product of one's surrender to a person other than oneself. Happiness must happen, and the same holds for success: you have to let it happen by not caring about it. I want you to listen to what your conscience commands you to do and go on to carry it out to the best of your knowledge. Then you will live to see that in the long-run—in the long-run, I say!—success will follow you precisely because you had forgotten to think about it” ― Viktor E. Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning A lack of planning on your part does not constitute and emergency on my part. "Most people don't plan to fail; they fail to plan." ~~John L. Beckley

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