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Black History in Canada Education Guide

The purpose of this Guide is to enhance your students' knowledge and appreciation of the Black Canadian experience, drawing from Lawrence Hill's award-winning historical fiction, The Book of...
Immigration

Women in Canadian History Education Guide

As we celebrate a century of women’s suffrage, it’s important to recognize that while this victory was a landmark achievement, social change and the push for equality weren’t born from, nor...

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Civics in the Classroom: Citizenship Challenge Elementary Education Guide

This education guide teaches students about key topics in Canadian civics. You can use the guide to learn about how the Canadian system of government works, your rights and responsibilities as Canadians, and how students can engage in active citizenship — for example, through stewardship of the natural environment. It also asks students to consider the enduring legacy of colonialism for Indigenous peoples in Canada and highlights the responsibilities of Canadians of all ages in the process of...
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Canada Past and Present: A Citizenship Education Guide

This education guide is meant to be used by newcomer students on the path to citizenship. It can also be used by any student wishing to learn more about Canada, in any history or social studies classroom. This guide covers topics found on the Government of Canada’s citizenship test, exploring testable content more in-depth to help readers put the information in context. The guide invites students to deepen their knowledge of Canada’s past and present in order to gain a fuller understanding of...
Indigenous History
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Residential Schools in Canada: History and Heritage Education Guide

This education guide aims to raise awareness of the history of residential schools in Canada and increase understanding of the important role education plays in the reconciliation process.

The guide offers classroom activities you can use to explore this difficult topic. The guide offers standalone activities, as well as activities that connect to the Residential Schools Podcast Series and the videos created to accompany this guide.
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Critical Digital Literacy Education Guide

Historica Canada's Critical Digital Literacy Education Guide aims to give students of any age the skills to assess the content, quality, and consistency of what we read, see, and hear through the media today. We invite you to use this guide to empower students to examine the everyday media they consume with a critical eye and greater confidence.

The guide and the accompanying worksheets are intended to provide a framework that readers can use to weigh the sources, facts, and opinions that...
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Model Citizenship Ceremony Toolkit

This Model Citizenship Ceremony Toolkit is a step-by-step guide for anyone who is organizing a citizenship reaffirmation ceremony and includes everything that is needed to run a ceremony. The toolkit is also intended to help prepare newcomers for their upcoming citizenship ceremonies, as well as provide teachers and organizers with the tools to stage their own citizenship events. The toolkit includes extended learning activities on the historical, legal, and cultural contexts of the...