Joy Paquin

Joy Paquin Author of Brain-Based Learning With Class


Joy Paquin [d. 2004] believed that her three children were the sources of her best ideas in education. Joy taught a multi-age primary classroom in Victoria, British Columbia. The classroom was a shining example of child-centered education and a place where all students and parents were welcomed and given opportunities to thrive. Joy was a sought-after presenter whose workshops became the highlight of every conference she attended. She was also an accomplished storyteller and author.

Book List



  • Authentic Indigenous Content for Ages 5-12

    As you prepare for another school year, we know you’re looking for thoughtful, high-quality Indigenous content to include in your lessons. Written by Indigenous authors, these books give teachers the language and tools to introduce students […]


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