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The goal of the lesson is to learn a method of accessing seemingly limitless information about any historical event, in an online world. I Give students 5 minutes to search for information on a topic being studied. Have a quick discussion , analyze the sites did they found too densely... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Primary Resources Pros and Cons for your students: Cons Access does not guarantee anything but access Cut-and-paste shows no proof of understanding beyond the search words Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Example Access a subject database: Human Rights Watch As you begin your search for a topic of intrest to you - Map your process ABOUT US: What is the goal of this group? COUNTRIES: What countries are covered? TOPICS: What subjects are covered? Media Literacy form Create a chart graph... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Quote from site. "Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime, to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Quote from site, " Resources for educators and students about how to defend dignity and equality at home and abroad " An Introduction to Human Rights Advocacy Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Canadian Issues: Quote from the Canadian site, " Canada enjoys a global reputation as a defender of human rights, aided by a solid record on core civil and political rights protections that are guaranteed by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. However, the government faces longstanding human rights challenges.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
quote from site: MediaCommons is a community network for scholars, students, and practitioners in media studies, promoting exploration of new forms of publishing within the field. Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Biodiversity articles " EOL's Google Earth Tours give you a geographical view of the world's biodiversity. Using Google Earth's satellite imagery, these narrated video tours explore a range of topics such as migration and global research initiatives. " Lesson plans 9-12 Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Quote from site, " Open textbooks are a subset of open educational resources (OER) and reside in the public domain — where copyrights have been waived by the copyright holder or copyright has expired — or have been released by the copyright holder under an open-copyright licence. The B.C. Open... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Quote from site, " The International Reporting Program has brought together journalists from the University of British Columbia (Canada), Nanjing University (China), Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media (India), and Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia), to collaborate on a multimedia and multidisciplinary reporting project across the globe." " Surviving... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
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What can a person learn from these photos? quote from site, " Following the declaration of war on Japan, Japanese nationals and Canadian citizens of Japanese descent were forcibly removed from what was considered to be strategic, restricted coastal areas of British Columbia in 1942. Evacuees were first dispatched to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
quote from site, " Human Rights Watch investigates and reports on abuses happening in all corners of the world. We are roughly 450 people of 70-plus nationalities who are country experts, lawyers, journalists, and others who work to protect the most at risk, from vulnerable minorities and civilians in wartime,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
The digital version of the bilingual Canadian classic, is a comprehensive open access tool for students and teachers. It includes 8,500 biographies and useful historical thematic units. User friendly person printing allowed. Confederation Responsible Government Sir John A. Macdonald From the Red River Settlement to Manitoba (1812–70) Sir Wilfrid Laurier... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Short graphic introductions to topics: The Winnipeg General Strike The symbol of Pride (rainbow flag) A life of activism /promotion The Sharpeville Massacre Five women all Canadians should know Leading a colourful campaign ( antibullying) Canadian civil rights trailblazers The power of individual stories ( human rights promotion) Peace, friendship... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
View all with curriculum alignments, teacher guides and activity plans The Voice of the Land is Our Language Relationships to the Land Living on the Land Sharing the Land and Resources Fur Trade Era, 1770s – 1849 The Colonial Era, 1849 – 1871 Canada Takes Control Traditional Canoes for Traditional... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Quote from site, " The Great Bear Rainforest educational website is a resource for teachers, students and the general public. We are pleased to offer a rich gallery of photographs, a wealth of curated teacher’s guides and videos, and Activity Plans designed for use with students in grades 7 to... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Go to collection Collaborating with teachers in Aboriginal communities across western Canada, Galileo Educational Network supports teachers to develop unique resources that meet curriculum expectations and help children learn and share their own ancestral knowledge. In partnership with Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary, a collection of... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
Maps Digitized maps from the University of Calgary's Spatial and Numeric Data Services and Archives and Special Collections, focused primarily on the western Canadian prairies Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12
The Winnipeg General Strike collection contains digitized documents from the Charles F. Gray Family fonds, held in Archives and Special Collections. The fonds was donated by the family of Charles F. Gray in 2017. About Charles F. Gray Charles F. Gray was the mayor of Winnipeg during the General Strike... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2019 at Open Library: BC Social Studies 9-12