Graham Hookey

Education and parenting, now add elder care to the list

I wrote my first column for a local newspaper in Ontario in…

Vancouver riot was not innocence lost

A column by Graham Hookey

Always been about teachers, students

A column about education

Don’t take for granted all that we have

As I roll around to the end of the year, and my…

There’s another graduation to wait for

I’ve had three sons graduate from high school and this week the…

Listen, kids, alcohol is still dangerous

Last week I suggested that teens do not have to binge drink…

Last-minute matters about mothers

This isn’t the first time I’ve written about Mother’s Day after Mother’s…

The essence of advocacy is sharing

I had an experience last week that gave me considerable reason to…

Childhoods are not that different

I have regular discussions with adults about childhood.Those my age tend to…

The power to bring people together

I spent way too much time last weekend following the fortunes of…

Classic David and Goliath match-up

The recent finals of the American college basketball championship tournament,  known affectionately…

Wake up time, children are not adults

Early in January I wrote about self-esteem. I stated, “My most common…

The graphic details are not necessary

I watched a few different news broadcasts last week where the “story”…

Principles for supporting parents

My announcement last week, that I would be temporarily retiring to provide…

What duty to your family truly means

I visited my parents over the Christmas break. They are both 85 years…

The medium of belonging has changed

I was recently asked if the new technologies and social media were…

Students pick own education model

If you have been following, you’ll know I have talked about some…

How they would fix education system

I was teaching a Grade 9 computer class this past semester. We did…

Standard of living in a vice

I recently found myself conflicted by a number of conversations that seemed…