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Lizanne Foster
Attended Simon Fraser University
Lived in Durban


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My heart skipped a beat when I saw your face on the front page of the newspaper, my mind racing back to the day that photo was taken at school. Your smile is so brilliant. Your eyes have that misch...

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How many reasons do you need to recall representatives who are not representing the people? 
If you are a voter who has been feeling like your family's needs have been ignored given the BC Liberals' choices for the past 14 years, consider joining the recall effort....

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Dear Ken, In my last letter, I wondered how teachers would respond to the questions I pose to my students to guide them through an exploration of their inner worlds. I wonder about this a lot becau...

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Dear Ken Robinson, I want to acknowledge your tweet this past February about my Change from the Inside blog post having the same theme as your new book, Creative Schools. I was flattered and honour...

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Dear Minister of Education Peter  Fassbender, Now that Bill 11 has become law and you have the power to determine what I do for my professional development, I wonder if you could spare a few moment...

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I don’t know how to help you. I know what you need but I don’t know how to get it for you. You’re an artist. You see the world through a cartoon lens. While I talk, you draw crazy creatures. You sh...

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Nature has the secrets of restoration. But we really need to stop shopping for things we don't need.

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Two moms and five kids tried to use a playground at a North Vancouver French private school around 4 p.m. The principal asked them to leave because the school grounds are off-limits to the public until 5:30 p.m. The playground was built from money fu...
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  • Simon Fraser University
    Education, 2006
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Integral Options Cafe: The Brain - A User's Guide to Emotions and Emotio...

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WATCH: Rapper Not Down With Standardized Testing

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Schools let sleepy teens lie in - Health - CBC News

Some school boards in Canada are switching to later start times to help sleepy teens.

Dissecting Why You're So Angry (And What To Do About It)

Anger is a destructive act of aggression, causing others to withdraw or escalate. When we express the truth of our feelings, we forge a crea

High school teacher launches students into computer-world big leagues

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Education 3.0 and the Pedagogy of Mobile Learning

Presentation about moving from Education 1.0 to Education 3.0; from pedagogy to andragogy to heutagogy; from instructivism to constructivism


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CHRIS GUILLEBEAU: 11 ways to be average

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Child soldier. Some words don't belong together.

The pros and cons of going braless

Scientific research on the effect on bras on the sagging of boobs backs up the old feminist call for women to ditch the harness

Sorry, vegans: Eating meat and cooking food is how humans got their big ...

Eating meat and cooking food enabled the brains of prehumans to grow dramatically over time.

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CBC - 8th Fire - TV - At the Crossroads

Airing Thursday February 2 at 9 pm on CBC-TV & Friday February 3 at 10 pm ET/PT on CBC News Network. At the close of the series, we meet