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Advent's Significance to Civics

“What significance does Advent have to civics?” is the question I posed to 2nd period’s civics class. After I had received the expected confused looks and shrugging shoulders, I said, “So we are governed in our country by a republic that is democratically elected. 330 more words

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The Problem with Maps

This is a pretty cool video that I saw recently. Sanjeev also saw it and sent me a message about it. Check it out! “There’s not “right” map projection. 39 more words


Content Area Reading #13 - Stop, Collaborate and Listen!

“What’s Collaboration Got to Do with It?: Setting the Table for Teacher-led Collaborative Inquiry” by Rebecca Valbuena and Anthony Roy. Social Education 80(6), pp. 378-380, National Council for the Social Studies… 563 more words

#oblitusverba - Word of the Day - tribunal

Sixty-five people sat in the sweltering courtroom. The press box was full. Every member of the press corps was irritated:  the judge ordered no recordings, no photos, and no digital devices. 48 more words


Needs / Wants

Last week we learned about the difference between needs and wants.  We watched the lesson on Brain Pop Junior then we made Christmas stockings that displayed needs and wants from pictures on magazines.


Mapping Out the Playground

In social studies this module, we have been learning about how to read a map and the difference between a map and a picture. In order to understand the difference, we talked about what ‘birds-eye view’ means, and how to ‘map out’ a room. 54 more words


Blanket Exercise Lesson

Subject/Grade:Grade 6/7 Social Studies/Treaty Ed                                   Lesson Title: Blanket Exercise                                                                        Teacher:Miss.Vance, Miss.Dalgarno, Mrs.Kearns

Identify Desired Results 770 more words

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