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      Roll a Coin Through the Curriculum

      Roll a Coin Through the Curriculum is an activity-based educational resource containing four ready-to-go lesson plans that connect Canadian coins to significant people, events, and places in Canadian history.

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      The Shadowed Road

      The Shadowed Road is an interactive graphic novel experience that includes lesson plans with pedagogical themes on Human Rights, Democracy, Basic Education, and Global Citizenship. For students in grades 6-9 or 6-12 for ESL and ELL students.

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      Bridging the Digital Divide

      Adobe Youth Voices is the Adobe Foundation’s global signature philanthropy program, empowering youth in underserved communities around the globe

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      Canada’s Capital Treasures

      A series of 7 English and French lesson plans celebrate and commemorate key people, places and events as represented by important monuments, buildings, memorials and structures in the nation’s capital.

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      Le chemin et ses ombres

      « Le chemin et ses ombres » raconte l’histoire de Selome Fekadu, une jeune fille de 14 ans qui vit dans un village du nord de l’Éthiopie. Elle rêve de devenir enseignante, mais elle est forcée de quitter l’école pour devenir la femme obéissante d’un vacher de la région. Déterminée à faire valoir son droit d’être instruite, Selome s’enfuit de son village en pleine nuit.

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      Mr. X and the Cog Train from Heaven (Get Outta Town!)

      Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based TV series—Get Outta Town! He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. This stop: Lucerne, Switzerland. Xerxes hooks up with top dog snowboarder, Ludi Magister and cruises through the streets, checks out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a scary incident with

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      Dead Fish Jumping on the Road

      Set in the Sixties, Joe Simpson is a cynical reporter who has survived a nightmare childhood. He leaves the city and moves to the resort town of Applewood where he works on the Applewood Gazette. Coinciding with the arrival of the town’s first hippie, unusual events unfold

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      The Ruptured Sky

      The Ruptured Sky is a graphic novel that tells that story of First nations involvement in the War of 1812. Without their First Nations allies, the British troops and Canadian militia would have had a difficult time winning the war. Key battles would not have been won and the U.S.-Canada border might not exist today.

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    • Features

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      Educating to Fail

      Our education is failing today’s children in a big way. Yet, it’s not only our education system; it’s also our governments, our economy, and our national economic policy.

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      Behind the Scenes of The Shadowed Road

      Strangely, when I conceived of the online, educational project, The Shadowed Road, it never occurred to me to actually go there.

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      The “E” in Portfolio

      The traditional student portfolio—typically a diverse collection of papers—has gone digital

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      Our Passion, Their Voice

      As the assistant head of special education at Vaughan Secondary School in the Toronto area, Tim Wesson describes his professional learning journey as one driven by the desire to improve the standard of living for autistic students and to seek ways to build partnerships in the school community.

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