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The Early Childhood Educator is a publication of ECEBC and is distributed to its members four times yearly. Opinions expressed are those of the contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of ECEBC.

Spring 2016 JournalWinter 2017

CONTENTS

Focus: Focus: Early Childhood Educators
and Children as Agents of Change

Articles

  • The International Indigenous Early Childhood Development Gathering by Lorraine Laden and Lynne Reside
  • An Update on the Aboriginal Addendum to the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales by Marc Lalonde
  • Student Voices—Finding the Passion in Professionalism by Shannon Tang

ECEBC Columns, News and Updates

  • In This issue by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column—Agents of Change for Our Sector by Carla Hees, President
  • ECE Northern BC Tour by Emily Mlieczko and Shawn Nygren
  • ECEBC and Post-Secondary Institutions Work Together to Strengthen Engagement of
    Students and Faculty by Christine Buttkus
  • ECEBC’s Student Award Nomination
  • Kay Britton Mentorship Award Nomination
  • Nomination Form for ECEBC Board Positions


Spring 2016 JournalFALL 2016

CONTENTS

Focus: Truth and Reconciliation

Articles

ECEBC Columns, News and Updates

  • In This issue by Lynne Reside
  • Executive Director’s Column—
    Opening the Door to Conversations about Reconciliation
    by Emily Mlieczko, Executive Director
  • 2017 ECEBC Conference Call for Presentations
  • Building Leadership in Early Childhood Education by Julie Hansen
  • Transitions—Margaret H. Patten Retires from Thompson Rivers University
  • Spotlight on ECEBC’s Kooteany Branch
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

Spring 2016 JournalSUMMER 2016

CONTENTS

Focus: Conference 2016

Articles

  • Branches—Go Team ECEBC Kamloops!
    How a Group of ECEs Are Keeping Fit Together
    by Laura Doan and Taylor Morrison
  • Branch Spotlight:—Spotlight on the Victoria Branch
    by Lindsay Lichty
  • Student Corner—A Journey with No End: A Student’s Reflections
    by Nikki Nyarko
  • Reflections—Building a Network at ECEBC’s Conference
    by Nadia Rabierad

ECEBC Columns, News and Updates

  • Inside This issue by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column
    Acknowledging Our Provincial Branch Executives
    by Carla Hees, President
  • Executive Director’s Column
  • Technology and Hands-On Learning at the Conference
    by Emily Mlieczko, Executive Director
  • Group Benefits Program
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

 


Spring 2016 JournalSpring 2016

CONTENTS

Focus: Supporting Refugee and Immigrant Children and Families

Articles

  • Supporting the Settlement Needs of Young Refugee Children
    by Heather Savazzi
  • Working with Immigrant and Refugee Children in Nanaimo
    by Sue Luoma
  • The Challenges Newcomer Children Face and
    How We Can Support Them by Hala Kapani
  • How AMSSA Builds Capacity and Supports the
    Needs of BC’s Settlement Sector by AMSSA staff
  • It Takes Community Partnership: JumpStart Preschool in Courtenay
    by Laurel Hodgins
  • Challenging Our Assumptions by Gyda Chud
  • Picture Books to Help Children Understand Cultural Differences
    and Similarities by Natalie Lucas
  • A Select List of Resources to Support Refugees in
    Early Childhood Programs compiled by Kari Fowler and Ruth Beardsley

ECEBC Columns, News and Updates

  • Inside This issue
    by Lynne Reside
  • Executive Director’s Column
    ECEBC Outreach Tour in the Vancouver Island Region
    by Emily Mlieczko, Executive Director
  • President’s Column
    Creating Loving, Safe Spaces for Refugee Children and Families
    by Carla Hees, President
  • Introducing ECEBC’s New Membershp and Engagement Coordinator
  • Learning Journey Grants: A Project of the Vancouver Reggio Consortium
  • Group Benefits Program
  • Provincial Membership Application Form


Winter 2016 JournalWinter 2016

CONTENTS

Focus: Kindergarten Readiness

Articles

  • Expanding Our Membership, One Student at a Time
    by Laura Doan
  • Sharing Collaborative Perspectives from the Capilano University Children’s Centre
    by Cristina Delgado, Sylvia Kind, and Adrienna Argent
  • Literacy at Play by Brigitt Johnson
  • Drawing Together by Sylvia Kind and Gabriela Neves
  • ECEs Supporting One Another to Grow as Professionals:
    Where Does Mentoring Fit in 2016?
    by Christine Buttkus

ECEBC Columns, News and Updates

  • Inside This issue by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column
    New Year, New Benefits, New Growth
    by Carla Hees, President
  • Executive Director’s Column
    What Does Kindergarten Readiness Mean?
    by Emily Mlieczko, Executive Director
  • ECE Student Bursary Program
  • ECEBC’s Student Award Nomination
  • Branch Profile: Prince Rupert Branch
    by Lynne Reside
  • ECEBC’s Kay Britton Mentorship Award Nomination
  • Nomination Form for ECEBC Board Positions
  • Group Benefits Program
  • Provincial Membership Application Form


Fall 2015 JournalFALL 2015

CONTENTS

Articles

  • To Learn, To Wonder by Kris A. Bulcroft
  • Children’s Perceptions of Respect and Inclusion
    by Ashley Aarts
  • Conference Call: The Ripple Effect: Continuing the
    Journey through Our Ethical Practices
  • What Does 300 Years of Experience Get You?
    by Marc Lalonde
  • Creating Cities Fit for Children
    by Lynne Reside
  • Physical Literacy Poster
    by Suzanne Field
  • Get Connected and Stay Connected
  • Embracing Technology for Enhanced Professional Connections,
    Learning, and Leadership in the Sector
    by Christine Buttkus and Shawna Holmes
  • Branch Profile: North Okanagan Branch
    by Shawna Miller-Poitras and Lynne Reside

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Inside this issue
    by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column
    Building Healthy Relationships
    by Carla Hees, President
  • Executive Director’s Column
    Public Policy: It’s Personal
    by Emily Mlieczko, Executive Director
  • New Registrar of the Early Childhood Educator Registry
  • In Memoriam: Remembering Linda Wheeler, Our Friend and Colleague
    by Pam Preston and Crystal Janes
  • Provincial Membership Application Form


Summer 2015 JournalSummer 2015

CONTENTS

Focus: Career Paths in ECE

  • Taking Risks: A 30-Year Journey in ECE by Marc Lalonde
  • My Inspiration to be an Early Childhood Educator by Corissa Epp
  • Love and Leadership by Ocean Kneeland
  • Stay True to Yourself by Leesa Gilliland
  • From ECE to Politics: Sharing A Passion for Children
    by Cathy Paton and Sharon Nazaroff
  • How an ECE Background Benefits a Kindergarten Teacher
    by Charmaine Norman
  • Map of Career Directions in ECE

Articles

  • Building Leadership in Early Childhood Education byChristine Buttkus
  • Life, Learning, Leadership! Reflections on the Pre-Conference
  • Leadership Day by Lynne Reside
  • It’s Cold Out There: Public Policy and Programs for Young Aboriginal Children in BC
    by Kathleen Jamieson and Karen Isaac

Annual Report 2014

  • Organizational Highlights
  • Programs and Services
  • 2014/2015 Board of Directors
  • ECEBC Branches
  • Branch Reports
  • ECEBC Strategic Plan 2012–2017

ECEBC News and Updates

  • In this Issue: Career Paths in ECE by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column
  • ECEBC’s Newest President by Carla Hees
  • Executive Director’s Column
  • ECEBC Provincial Tour by Emily Mlieczko
  • Outstanding Early Childhood Educators are Recognized at ECEBC’s Conference
  • ECEBC Member Profile: An Interview with Carrie Ann Bob by Stefanie Tong
  • Reflections: Time Well Spent: A Parent’s Perspective on Child Care by Juliana Fruhling
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

Spring 2015 JournalSPRING 2015

CONTENTS

Focus: InfluencIng Child Care Policies

Articles

  • From Vision to Action: Attending the 2020 Conference
    by Norma Stokes
  • On the Shoulders of Giants by Scott Forbes
  • Ramping Up: The $10 a Day Child Care Campaign by Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC Organizations Working to Influence Policy
  • “Don’t Let Them Tell You It Can’t Be Done”: How a Small Group of People Came Together to End a Poverty-Creating Policy by Michelle Mungall
  • A Leadership Journey Continues by Friday Bailey
  • Broadening and Deepening Perspectives on Quality: A Made-in-BC Approach by Allison Benner
  • Adopting CCHRSC’s Occupational Standards for ECEs in BC by Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • Practice: Negotiated Curriculum in a Kindergarten Classroom by Josephine Zahn

ECEBC News and Updates


Winter 2015 JournalWINTER 2014

CONTENTS

Focus: Social Emotional Learning: Voices from the Field

Articles

  • Seeds of Empathy by Mary Gordon
  • Using Documentation to Teach Empathy and
    Compassion
    by Krista Dalton
  • Finding Gems of Compassion and Empathy
    in Toddlers
    by Ray-Ann Miller
  • Peer Teaching: A Means to Developing Empathy by Jasmine West
  • Caden and Coconut: Building Confidence and Trust
    with a Toddler by Tracy Barkman
  • The Emotions Wall and Supporting Children in Social
    Emotional Learning by Arlene Strachan-Ayers, Keosha Girard,
    and Lindsy Friendship
  • Safe Spaces: A Pro-Social Approach to Bullying Prevention by Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre
  • Let’s Talk: A Personal Safety Program for Young Children by Lisa (Lee) McArthur
  • Incorporating Social Emotional Learning in a Kindergarten Classroom by Irena MacDonald
  • Self-Regulation: A Look at the Educator by Stefanie Tong
  • Resources and Information on Social Emotional Learning
    by Arlene Strachan-Ayers, Keosha Girard, and Lindsy Friendship
  • Reviews—The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the
    Digital Age Review by Rebecca Heyl
  • Active for Life: New Resources for Physical Literacy

ECEBC News and Updates

  • In this Issue by Lynne Reside
  • President’s Column—Taking Care of Your Own Social-Emotional Health by Taya Whitehead and Carla Hees
  • ECE Student Bursary Program
  • ECEBC’s Student Award Nomination
  • ECEBC’s Kay Britton Mentor Award Nomination
  • In Memoriam: Silvia McFayden Jones
  • Retirement Notice: Sharon Johnson
  • ECEBC Board Nomination Form
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

Winter 2013 JournalFALL 2014

CONTENTS

Focus: Diversity in our Child Care Programs

Articles

  • Respecting and Responding to Diversity in Our Child Care Programs by Gyda Chud
  • Introducing Diversity and Anti-Bias Concepts in
    Circle Time by Christine Lawson
  • Why BC Needs More Aboriginal Early Childhood
    Educators
    by Connie Alger
  • Bilingualism: The Experiences and Perspectives of Immigrant Korean Mothers in Early Childhood Education Programs by Soon Young Jang
  • West Kootenay ECE Diversity Group by Madelyn MacKay, Natalie Lucas, and Sharon Nazaroff
  • Cultural Storybooks for Children by Natalie Lucas
  • Resources and Storybooks that Explore Anti-Bias Principles and
    Multiculturalism for ECEs and Children by Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre Library
  • Breastfeeding, Child Care, and Diversity: More than a Rocking Chair and a Quiet Corner
    by Lynne Reside and Nancy Smith

ECEBC News and Updates

  • In this Issue by Lynne Reside
  • Executive Director’s Column—Diversity and the $10/Day Child Care Plan by Emily Mlieczko
  • President’s Column—Early Childhood Education and the Next Federal Election: Our Sail Is Ready by Taya Whitehead
  • The Art of Human Learning by Kim Atkinson
  • News from the Ministry by The Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • Reflections on the ECEBC Leadership Initaitive and Professional Identity by Christine Buttkus
  • Leadership Link: Northern BC Tour de ECE by Friday Bailey
  • ECEBC Conference Call for Presentations
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

Winter 2013 JournalSummer 2014

CONTENTS

Focus: Issues in Leadership, Administration, Management

2014 Conference Highlights

  • Remember P.L.A.Y.: Keynote Address at Conference 2014
    by Christine McLean
  • Outstanding Early Childhood Educators are Recognized at ECEBC’s
    Conference
  • ECEBC Conference UBC Child Care Tour
    by Charlene Gray and Carla Hees

Articles

  • When Managers Focus on P.L.A.Y. by Marc Lalonde
  • Leading a Team through Major Organizational Change, One Director’s
    Experience by Darcelle Cottons
  • Bullying in the Workplace, What We Can Do by Kate Skye
  • The Early Years: Beginning Early Childhood Educators’ Induction
    Experiences and Needs by Laura Doan

Annual Report

  • President’s Report
  • 2012 to 2017 Strategic Plan
  • Financial Reports
  • Branch Reports

ECEBC News and Updates

  • President’s Column—Our Board and 1,400 Hours of Volunteer Time for ECEBC by Taya Whitehead
  • ECE Student Bursary
  • Leadership: The Journey by Bev Christian
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

Winter 2013 JournalSPRING 2014

CONTENTS

Focus: Natural Play Spaces and Sustainability

  • Our Story about Creating a Natural Play Space by Ocean Kneeland
  • Why and How to Add Plants to Your Early Learning and Care Centre
    by Sheila Grieve
  • Inspiring Children from the Outside, In: Exploring Wild Plants and the Breath of Life by Shanoon Bennett and Natalie Lucas
  • Together, Relax, Unplug, Explore in the Trees: Sustaining Healthy Families in the Shuswap by Friday Bailey, Dawn Lee, and Trudi Hobson
  • Book Review of Last Child in the Woods by Danika Mazur
  • Outdoor Adventures to Help Develop Large Motor Skills, a Pictorial Checklist by Natalie Grant

Articles

  • The Swing by Samantha Flight
  • Where Preschoolers Can Dance! by Lori Hamar

ECEBC News and Updates

  • In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • Executive Director’s Column—ECE Student Bursary Program:
    Supporting the Development of a Sustainable Workforce by Emily Mlieczko
  • Update on the BC Early Years Strategy by the Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

 

WINTER 2014Winter 2013 Journal

CONTENTS

Focus: Child Care Around the World

  • A Mother and Daughter Learn about Child Care in New Zealand by Mira Fahrenbruch and Aanyta Fahrenbruch
  • A Look Inside a New Zealand Kindergarten by Robyn Weis, Renata Lower, and Courtney Haden
  • Work Experience in Kuwait and Around the World by Barbara Lindsay
  • Cultural Observations and Exchanges in Ireland by Lindsy Friendship
  • Students Reflect on Their Field Study Experiences in Indonesia
    by Sheila Grieve with Shirley Sugden, Jennifer King, Sami Christianson, and Wendy Hall
  • Early Childhood Development and Education in Nepal
    by Lalita Devi Shrestha
  • Early Childhood Development and Education in Bangladesh
    by Faruq Faisel

Articles

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • President's Column – Winter Greetings! by Taya Whitehead
  • Provincial Membership Application Form


Winter 2013 JournalFALL 2013

CONTENTS

Focus: Evaluation In Early Childhood Education

  • Guide for Evaluating Professional Development: Opportunities in
    Early Childhood Education by Carl J. Dunst
  • Creating an Evaluation Plan for ECEBC’s Leadership Initiative by Emily Mlieczko
  • Using Pedagogical Narration in Transition Planning and Assessment
    within the Supported Child Development Program by Anne Falvo
  • Student Perspective: Learning from Learning Stories by Jan Angus
  • Early Screening with the Ages and Stages Questionnaires by Lynne Reside and Darlene Wolsey
  • The Question of an Aboriginal Addendum to the ECERS-R by Marc Lalonde

 

Articles

 

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • President's Column – Evaluation and Professional Development:
    Linking the Occupational Standards to Practice by Taya Whitehead
  • Executive Director's Column – A Very Personal Look at Evaluation by Emily Mlieczko
  • Notes from the ECE Registry by Ministry of Children and Family Development
  • 2014 Conference Call for Proposals
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

 

Winter 2013 JournalSUMMER 2013

CONTENTS

Articles

  • Pushing for a Solution to BC’s Child Care Crisis by Sharon Gregson
  • A Tour of Simon Fraser University Child Care Centres by Kate Toye
  • Let’s Make Canada’s Children a National Priority by Don Giesbrechty
  • ECEBC Honours Joyce McMann, Lynne Brown, and Sharon Gregson at
    Conference
  • A Story from the Leadership Initative by Ward Nakata
  • How the Images of Learning Project is Making an Impact Across BC by Kim Atkinson
  • The Rights of Children in Their Early Years by Christina Thiele
  • Student Perspectives—Let’s All Play Outside: An Examination of Inclusive Care in Outdoor Playby Heather Brodie
  • Student Perspectives—Answering Children’s Uncomfortable Questions by Meghan Roberts
  • How Can We Better Support New Early Childhood Educators? An Invitation to Share Your Voice by Laura Doan
  • From Seed to Cedar: BC ACCS Awareness Campaign for Aboriginal Early Childhood Development and Care by Fionn Yaxley

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial — In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • President’s Column—Introducing ECEBC’s New President by Taya Whitehead
  • Executive Director’s Column—The Momentum Continues for the $10/Day Child Care Plan by Emily Mlieczko
  • The Many Faces of Denise Marshall
  • ECEBC Leadership Initiative, Fifth Cohort: Connecting, Finding Confidence, and Building on Strengths and Successes by Christine Buttkus
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

 

Winter 2013 JournalWinter 2013

CONTENTS

Articles

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial — In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • President’s Column—Why 2013 is Going to Be a Great Year for ECEBC by Denise Marshall
  • Executive Director’s Column—Why We Need to Vote In Our Provincial Election by Emily Mlieczko
  • ECEBC Board Nomination
  • Provincial Membership Application Form


Fall 2012 JournalFall 2012

CONTENTS

Articles

  • Why the Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) Endorses the Plan by Paul Kershaw
  • Pedagogical Narration: What’s It All About? by Kim Atkinson
  • West Vancouver Early Childhood Education: A Snapshot of Community Building by Laura Lee Kent
  • Walk for a Wish: How One Girl Chose to Make a Difference by Sue Fraser
  • Children’s Journey towards Citizenship by Naznin Dhanani
  • Applying a Standard Measurement of Quality Indicators in an Aboriginal Early Childhood Setting by Marc Lalonde, Leona Howard, and Patrick Connelly
  • Child Care Human Resources Sector Council Releases to Watch for in Early 2013
  • Kelowna CCRR: Building Communities through Networking
  • ECE Students Partcipate in Quesnel’s Early Learning Expo
  • About Sheva: Jewish Community Centres of North America Framework

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial — In this Issue by Marc Lalonde
  • President’s Column—Creating a Positive Ripple Effect in Our Communities by Denise Marshall
  • ECEBC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan
  • Executive Director’s Column—ECEBC’s Commitment to Communication by Emily Mlieczko
  • ECEBC Conference 2013 Call for Proposals
  • Introducing ECEBC’s Board of Directors
  • ECEBC’s 2012/2013 Leadership Initiative Community Projects
  • Provincial Membership Application Form

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Summer 2012 JournalSummer 2012: Conference 2012

CONTENTS

Focus: Conference 2012

  • Lighten Up! Humour is FUNdamental to Providing Early Care and Learning to Children by Bev Superle
  • Roni Cahen: Gyle Davies Award Recipient
  • Make It Meaningful! Emergent Literacy in the Kindergarten Years by Laura Logaridis, Katie Tranter, and Leslie Siegrist
  • Hmm...I Wonder What Will Happen If... by Linda McKinlay and Patricia McClelland
  • 22 Conference 2012 Photos by Shawn Nygren

Articles

Annual Report 2011

  • Organizational Highlights
  • Board of Directors
  • Financial Reports
  • Branch Reports

ECEBC News and Updates

  • Editorial — Summer Reading by Bev Superle
  • Executive Director’s Column—Do You Consider Your Work A Job, A Career, or a Calling? by Emily Mlieczko
  • Uniting Behind the Community Plan for a Public System of Integrated Early Care and Learning by Adrienne Montani, First Call and Stephanie Smith, BCGEU
  • Emerging Leaders Making a Difference in Prince George by Grace Yu, Megan Brooks, and Lyndsay Spencer
  • The Leadership Initiative Third Cohort Are Strengthening Professional Communities by Christine Buttkus
  • Membership Form

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Spring 2012 JournalSpring 2012: Building and Strengthening Communities

CONTENTS

Focus: Building and Strengthening Community

  • Editorial — How ECEs Build and Strengthen Community by Bev Superle
  • Perspectives on the Community Plan for a Public System of Integrated Early Care and Learning by Joyce McMann and Julie Linkletter
  • Revelstoke’s Neighbourhood Learning Centre—So Much More Than a Building by Anne Cooper
  • The Language and Cultural Program at Wo’umxhl Simalgyex Daycare by Elizabeth Williams
  • Do Pedagogical Narrations Have the Power to Strengthen Community? by Sue Woodward
  • Pedagogical Narration: Skylar Gets to Know Clay by Sue Woodward
  • Keeping First Languages Alive Strengthens Community by Natalie Lucas and Sharon Nazaroff
  • Recognizing and Engaging Children as Active Citizens: A Leadership Initiative Project by Trina Devine
  • Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre—Building Relationships by Kathleen Gray
  • Community Connections through StrongStart in Prince Rupert by Minnie Harris and Debbie Leighton-Stevens
  • Building Community at the First ECE Faculty Forum in BC by Joan Turecki and Bev Superle
  • The Wonder of Learning: The Hundred Languages of Children, An Exhibit from Reggio Emilia by Reggio Children

Articles

  • Great Picture Books of 2011 by Anna Swanson
  • Child Sexual Abuse Prevention: Assessing Prevention Programs by Jan Sippel and Susan Swanson
  • Leaders Among Us: Brittany Penner

ECEBC News

  • President’s Column— A New Strategic Plan for ECEBC by Denise Marshall
  • Executive Director’s Column—Challenges and Successes by Emily Mlieczko
  • The Benefits of Membership by Paula Wachs and Lyndsay Mallette
  • Membership Form

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Summer 2010 JournalSelected articles from the Summer 2010 edition: Conference 2010

President's Report - A Pathway of Learning, Growing, and Sharing
By Denise Marshall

The Images of Learning Project: Finding Our Voice Through Leadership
By Kim Atkinson

Learning to Love the Questions:
Emergent Curriculum and the Human Body Project

By Rachel Rosen

Early Childhood Education is Leadership
By Marc Tatanasci Lalonde

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Fall 2009 JournalSelected articles from the Fall 2009 edition: Rethinking Professional Development

President’s Report - ECEBC and Professional Development
By Vi-Anne Zirnhelt

Celebrating 40 Years of ECEBC
By Michelle Gilmour

Beyond the Two-Hour Workshop
By Roni Cahen and Bev Superle

Collaboration: Joint Professional Development for ECEs
and Primary School Teachers

By Charlene Gray

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Spring 2009 Journal coverSelected articles from the Spring 2009 edition: Leadership—the ECE Way

President’s Report - Standing Strong Together
By Vi-Anne Zirnhelt

ECEBC’s 2009 Leadership Institute
By Rita Chudnovsky

We Can "Do" Leadership Our Own Way
By Kim Atkinson

Let Children Take the Lead with Wordless Books
By Anna Swanson

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Selected articles from the Summer 2008 edition: Conference 2008

President’s Report - Valuing the Work We Do: ECEBC’s $20/Hour Strategy
By Vi-Anne Zirnhelt

Entre Deux Mers/Between Two Seas: A Review of Conference 2008
By Violet Jessen

The Gift of the Kia7as: Splats’in First Nations’ Language Nest Program
By Joani Mortensen

The rEvolution of Community-Controlled Child Care in BC
By Rita Chudnovsky, Coalition of Child Care Advocates of BC

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Selected articles from the Spring 2008 edition
It's About Time to Play

President’s Column
By Toni Hoyland

Children’s Play is Truly Timeless—So Allow Time to Play
By June Meyer

Understanding the Value of Children’s Rough-and-Tumble Play
How should we manage rough-and-tumble physical interactions among children that are playful and not intending to cause harm?
By Michelle Tannock

Let the Children Play: Nature’s Answer to Early Learning
By Jane Hewes

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Selected articles from the Fall 2007 edition
Caring for Our Children, Caring for Our Earth

President’s Column
By Toni Hoyland

The Science of Global Warming
By Chris Avis

An Interview with Lorisa Zazulak, ECE and Environmental Champion
By Lynette McBride

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Selected articles from the Fall 2005 edition

President’s Column: ECEBC’s Concerns About the BC Child Care Plan
By Toni Hoyland, President Elect with Diane Tannahill, President

Looking Back on Conference 2005
By Lorna McCrae

The Power of Partnerships: A Summary of Rob Santos’ Keynote Address

Assessing What We Can Vs. What We Should:
A Summary of Dale Farran’s Keynote Address for Assessing School Readiness

Michelle de Salaberry: 2005 Kay Britton Mentorhip Award Recipient

Linda McDonell: Recipient of the 2005 Gayle Davies Award

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Selected articles from previous editions

How To Build a Relationship With Your MLA

Ken Dryden and National Child Care

What the EDI Is (Not)

Teaching American Sign Language to Babies

Supporting Literacy in Children's Home Languages

Getting the Big Picture

Book Reviews
Manager of Programming and Youth Services for the Vancouver Island Regional Library in Nanaimo, Janet Delgatty, reviews several books on the changing face of parenthood.

Parenting As An ECE
Early childhood educator and parent Kim Duncan discusses the rewards and challenges of working as an ECE and having her son, Cameron, in child care.

Education and Accreditation in ECE at the National Level

Children of the 21st Century: Changing Our Beliefs and Practices

Introducing the CHILD Project

Hosting Practicum Students: Issues to Consider

Lesbian Parents and the Daycare "Outing"

 

 

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