Exploring Art with Children

Exploring Art with Children

This week I worked two days at the Child Care Centre, and today proved to be an exciting one. I accompanied the children and staff from the Koala Room to the Fine Arts Building at the University of Alberta to…

I Love Working With Children

I Love Working With Children

I can’t believe how much of an impact I’ve had on the children at the centre. Because I am a casual staff, I was not scheduled last week. On Monday morning when I came back, I was greeted with many…

How to Predict Crime

How to Predict Crime

  Attend a presentation by world renowned criminologist Dr. Leslie W. Kennedy. Click here for time and location. “The Department of Sociology at MacEwan University and the Edmonton Police Service are pleased to co-sponsor a presentation by Dr. Leslie W….

The Case for Online Education

The Case for Online Education

Here is an interesting article from Forbes magazine about the benefits of learning through online education, and the future of online education on the increasingly social and collaborative internet. MacEwan University offers a range of online and distance delivery courses….

"You Won't Need Umbrellas"

“You Won’t Need Umbrellas”

The students consider stealing a panda bear, contribute heartily to the Chinese economy and have the last laugh in a torrential downpour. After our outstanding dinner on Friday night we allowed ourselves a little sleep in on Saturday. The plan…

Say Goodbye to the Kindergarteners

Say Goodbye to the Kindergarteners

Anna says goodbye to three students about to begin Kindergarten. This week at the centre, three children who I grew very close to had their “Happy Leaving”. One child from the Koala Room and two from the Dolphin Room had…

Culinary Adventures in China

Culinary Adventures in China

Great food in some suspect restaurants; love at first reflexology. Monday night we were back with Jiulin and we wandered to an area that is quite off the beaten track.  We had been over there before but decided on a…