Monthly Archives May 2016

New Resources on Social Justice

Suzanne  -  May 08, 2016  -   -  Comments Off on New Resources on Social Justice
Scholastic Canada has a new series of classroom resources for grades 4–6 that focuses on ethical citizenship, social justice, and sustainability in Canadian society. These inquiry-based, magazine-style books are designed for whole class study and students working in small groups. The “Take Action” series is based on inquiry and project-based learning and features cross-curricular connections […]

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Inuit Film on Trauma and Healing

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The CBC recently aired a film that deals with the issue of intergenerational trauma in Indigenous peoples and communities. The film is now available online, and you need to watch it. Tony: Back From the Brink, tells the story of Tony Kalluk, an Inuk from Clyde River, Nunavut, who was in conflict with the law […]

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The Textbook You Need To Have

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Aboriginal Beliefs, Values, and Aspirations is an absolute must-have for educators, literacy practitioners, direct-service workers, community engagement workers, and anyone working with First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. First published in 2011 to support the Ontario Native Studies 11 curriculum, and available in both English and French, the textbook was so well received that it […]

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