Yearly Archives: 2013

Writing Activities That Work for ESL/ELL Students

Writing activities that work for students learning in English as a second or additional language We learn to write by writing . . . Provide frequent opportunities for writing throughout the day. Students need time to write in reflection of their learning, to record new ideas, generate stories and poems, and to communicate information. (Brownlie, […]

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Portageandmainpress x DressLands Wide Rib Bardot Dress

There Portageandmainpress x DressLands Wide Rib Bardot Dress- Bandage Texture/Off The Shoulder Neckline/Firm Stretch Fabric has some design elements from the 80’s which are worth revisiting. The shoulder revealing bardot cut is just one of these fantastic designs. This coral colored dress has this bardot cut at the top. This cut creates pseudo half capped […]

Manitoba Book Awards

7 Generations: A Plains Cree Saga is included on the shortlist for the Manitoba Book Awards, 2013 P&M Press is pleased to announce that 7 Generations was nominated for Best Illustrated Book of the Year and McNally Robinson Book for Young People Award – Older Category. The shortlists and recipients are selected by a variety […]

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Getting Started With The Learning Pathway

Mathematics Instruction and Assessment for Grades K–6 A great way to introduce The Learning Pathway to students at any grade level is to have them count collections of items in the classroom. By observing students as they count, you have the opportunity to “see” how they are applying their mathematics skills. For example, students may […]

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Instruction and Assessment of ESL Learners

Instruction and Assessment of ESL Learners: Promoting Success in Your Classroom By Faye Brownlie, Catherine Feniak, and Vicki McCarthy Assessment and the ESL Learner What teachers really want to know is how well their students can think, read and respond, problem solve, and express their ideas orally and in writing. (Brownlie, Feniak, McCarthy, p. 25). […]

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On The Same Page Event

McNally Robinson Booksellers hosted an On The Same Page event celebrating Manitowapow with readings from Warren Cariou, Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, David McLeod, Gregory Scofield, and a surprise appearance from Percy Tuesday. Enjoy some excellent shots of the packed house courtesy of photographer Pauline Boldt at www.26mertonroad.com. On The Same Page, a project of The Winnipeg […]

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Opening Celebration Tonight for Manitowapow

Join Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair, Warren Cariou, and special guests at the opening On The Same Page event celebrating Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water. When: Tuesday, January 22 at 7pm Location: Millennium Library, Carol Shields Auditorium Address: 251 Donald St. in Winnipeg, MB For dates and locations of future events, click here.

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Manitowapow is the Best of the West in 2012

McNally Robinson Bookseller announces that Manitowapow: Aboriginal Writings from the Land of Water is Manitoba’s bestseller for last year. Congratulations to editors Niigaanwewidam James Sinclair and Warren Cariou for this great achievement.