Yearly Archives: 2010

A Gift for You

From All of Us at Portage & Main Press In appreciation of the invaluable work that teachers do, Portage & Main Press has made a donation in your honour to Plan Canada’s “Train a Teacher” Gift of Hope in Ethiopia. “This gift will bring trained teachers to children who can’t wait to learn and bring […]

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Book 3 Now Available

Ends/Begins Book 3 of 4 in the series, 7 Generations by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson for grades 9-12 In 1964, two brothers are taken from the warm and loving care of their grandparents, and spirited away to a residential school, miles from home. James, assigned to manual work on the grounds, […]

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Noteworthy Article

Student Brings Hope to Homeless Youth by Brittney Deering Found in the latest issue of Teacher: Newsmagazine of the BC Teacher’s Federation, is a noteworthy article about youth homelessness. Brittney Deering writes, I want to tell you about some of the feelings, stresses, and the hardships of being a homeless young person. Just sharing my […]

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6 Getting Started Tips for Using Technology in the Classroom

Getting Started Tips from the P&M Press title Books, Media & the Internet Children’s Literacy in Today’s Classroom edited by Shelley S. Peterson, David Booth and Carol Jupiter Today, we are bombarded by an ever-increasing variety of technology. Fortunately, children seem to adapt and embrace the rapid advancements. For this reason, incorporating technology in the […]

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A Review for Teaching Art

Find a Book Review for Teaching Art in the Canadian Teacher Magazine In the November issue of the Canadian Teacher Magazine you will find a book review for Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom. The reviewer writes this excellent resource will help you plan a year’s worth of quality art education that will […]

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A Book Review on Twinkle’s Happy Place Blog

A Book Review for Scars can be found on Twinkle’s Happy Place Blog Twinkle’s Happy Place Blog includes a thoughtful and powerful blog about Scars, book 2 of 4 in the 7 Generations series. The blogger shares how the story touches her as a mother, teacher, and researcher. She writes that her favorite line in […]

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The Manitoba’s Teacher Society

The Grad Factor An interesting article in the The Manitoba’s Teacher Society newsmagazine finds a relationship between graduation rate and crime rate. Please find the article, The Grad Factor, at www.mbteach.org or by clicking here. Let us know what you think of the article by leaving your thoughts and reactions in the comment section below.

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A Book Review in Galleries West

Secret Identities Filled with Heroes and Shapeshifters, Aboriginal Stories are Tailor-made for Manga, Comics, and Graphic Novels by Kenton Smith Appearing in the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of Galleries West is a thoughtful article featuring P&M Press author David Alexander Robertson and his graphic novel series, 7 Generations. Click on Galleries West: Secret Identities below to […]

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7 Generations Titles Listed as Bestsellers

P&M Press is pleased to announce McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg, lists the 7 Generations graphic novels as bestsellers. Falling in the Books for Young People category, Stone (book 1) reaches number five and Scars (book 2) reaches number one on the list. Congratulations to author David Alexander Robinson and illustrator Scott B. Henderson!

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Leyton Schnellert to present at BCTELA

Great Ideas for the Classroom. P&M Press author Leyton Schnellert is speaking at the BCTELA Provincial Conference. Leyton, along with his co-presenters, will be speaking both Friday and Saturday. For more information, please visit the BCTELA website at www.BCTELA.ca. Download the conference program and registration information by clicking here.

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