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Congratulations to Starleigh Grass

Congratulations to Starleigh Grass

Alumna and current master’s student Starleigh Grass receives the 2011 BC Aboriginal Student Award A self-described “teacher, blogger, and mother” from the Tsilhqot’in Nation received the 2011 BC Aboriginal Student Award  from The Irving K. Barber British Columbia Scholarship Society, in partnership with the Victoria Foundation. The recipient, Starleigh Grass, is currently on leave from […]

Dr. Green says the most interesting teachers tend to have a passion for going beyond the textbooks

You want to be a teacher? Then get out of the classroom

UBC’s Okanagan campus education students go beyond their textbooks Vicki Green wants her students to get out of the classroom, especially when they become teachers. The associate professor with the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus encourages the teachers of tomorrow to think beyond the classroom and search out alternative […]