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Monthly Archives: April 2012

26th Apr, 2012

Montessori vs Pear Tree’s ‘Education 3.0’

  People in Vancouver have made comparisons between Montessori and Pear Tree’s ‘Education 3.0’. However, Pear Tree’s education method is very different. Pear Tree places a fundamental emphasis on connecting education to real life, which is something that few other educational methods consider. Also, Pear Tree’s ‘Education 3.0’ can be used with any age of […]

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VancouverMom.ca Interview with Pear Tree’s Directors

Check out our interview with VancouverMom.ca’s, Amber Strocel. http://www.vancouvermom.ca/for-kids/education-and-innovation-at-pear-tree-in-kitsilano/

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Night Creatures: Student Artwork

Look at the quality of the artwork produced by Pear Tree’s students! Pear Tree is into its second week of its Night Creatures course. So, we thought we’d share some of the work the students have already produced. Bearing in mind that these kids are only aged 5-7, this is remarkable quality of work! Also, […]

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25th Apr, 2012

Free Parent Workshop: 21st Century Education Explained

Pear Tree is offering a free workshop for parents who want to learn about 21st century education. This workshop is designed to explain to parents what 21st century education consists of, how it can benefit children, and also how changes to the school curriculum by the BC Ministry could affect your child’s grades. To attend […]

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20th Apr, 2012

“Hackasaurus” explained

For those of you who have no idea what Hackasaurus is, check out this example from today’s Hack Jam workshop! 10-year-old student, Michael, ‘hacked’ the Facebook login page make his own version. Pretty cool for a 10 year old! In doing this, the students learn about the different elements of a web page. They can […]

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15th Apr, 2012

Salmon Release at Stanley Park

Goodbye Salmon Fry On Friday 13th (unlucky for some), 23 children enjoyed a fantastic educational experience helping release Pear Tree’s 49 Coho salmon fry. Taking place at Beaver Creek at Stanley Park, the children took part in a series of science workshops conducted by educators from the Stanley Park Ecology Society. Pear Tree invited along […]

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6th Apr, 2012

Happy Birthday Alexis!

Pear Tree director, Alexis, is 30 today! Those round number ages like 10, 20, 30, 40, are as significant as those of 16, 18 and 21. So, with this in mind, I thought it was appropriate to celebrate Alexis’ birthday publicly. Let’s start with the cute before and after photos:           […]

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