Welcome Back to School ūüćé

Note the first item in this newsletter from¬†Canada’s History magazine.¬† It describes a five-part of various aspects of what Canada has historically been known for.¬† The first episode, which is available now, is focused on examining Canada as a peacekeeping nation – which we suspect may be of interest to some of our members.

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Canada in Focus

Introducing…Canada in Focus¬†|¬†This¬†engaging¬†five-part video series¬†will take¬†a long view of current Canadian topics by looking back through history, highlighting key events and turning points.¬†Each video is¬†accompanied by related support material, including teachers‚Äô manuals and strategies, so viewers can engage with the content more deeply.

Don’t miss¬†War & Peace,¬†the first episode of the series, which asks: Is¬†Canada really a¬†“nation of peacekeepers?”

Finalists for the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

Canada’s History is pleased to announce this year’s shortlist for the 2022 Governor General’s History Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Congratulations to our eighteen finalists, who demonstrate many of the best practices in history education through their unique projects! Learn more

Teaching Highlights

In this podcast series, Canada’s History highlights¬†the finalists for the 2022¬†Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.¬†Listen in as host Julia Richards interviews teachers shortlisted for this award about their projects¬†and how they keep their students engaged in history.¬†Learn more

Remembering the Children

Magazine and Educational MaterialsThis publication from the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation takes students to a variety of residential schools in different times and locations, opening a door into a past whose consequences are still felt today, while also celebrating the resilience and resurgence of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples’ culture. Learn more


Sign up to receive your FREE class sets of our Kayak issue devoted to the historical treatment of people with disabilities and the origins of the support organizations on which Canadians have come to rely. Learn more

What’s the Story?

This free publication features the winning submissions from the national¬†contest¬†#OurStoriesOurVoices¬†and is designed to inspire students to investigate and share the stories that matter to them. With project examples from students from across Canada, this publication will guide students through the process of undertaking a historical inquiry project ‚ÄĒ from sparking curiosity, designing a good inquiry question, and deciding how, where, and why to share their story.

Order now¬†to receive your¬†free digital copy¬†‚ÄĒ plus¬†complementary educator materials. Students will also have the opportunity to connect and share their inspiration online.

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