• Features

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      Amphibians in Space

      This is the story of a scientist, a group of high school students and an unusual, but highly successful, research collaboration.

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      Digital Literacy: A Revolution Begins

      Digital literacy is one of those phrases that we use without truly knowing its meaning. But before extending this concept into the future, I went to the past: what is the origin and original meaning of the word “literacy?”

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      Body Worlds: Anatomy and Art

      As humans we are intricate beings, powerful, yet fragile, but until recently, only medical students have had the privilege of looking at the human body

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      Breathe In, Breathe Out

      Every morning when the school bell rings, kids across the country file into their classrooms ready to learn the lessons of the day, but are they really ready? Often, students are distracted by their smart phones and tablets, concerned about family issues, stressed about classroom bullying, easily excitable, or simply anxious about academic expectations. How can we help these students be prepared [...]

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    • Lesson Plans

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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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      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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      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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      The Canadian Northern Project

      The question of Canada’s sovereignty in the Arctic Archipelago is both important and very current. A number of countries including Russia, the United States and Denmark are claiming part of the Arctic Archipelago as their own territory. The Canadian Northern Project explores this topic in a variety of ways.

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      Ezra et le lionceau

      Ezra et le lionceau raconte l’histoire d’un pauvre cireur de chaussures de Gondar en Éthiopie. Ezra rêve d’être le roi de la forêt. Dans ses rêves, il n’est plus pauvre, ne s’en fait plus de ne pas aller à l’école et n’a plus à cirer de chaussures. Il rencontre un lionceau plutôt malin avec qui il se lie d’amitié.

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      The Shadowed Road

      The Shadowed Road follows the fortunes of feisty 14-year old, Selome Fekadu. She lives in rural Ethiopia and dreams of becoming a teacher. Denied the opportunity to continue her education, she runs away to the capital city, Addis Ababa. Along the way, Selome has many encounters and adventures while her angry father chases after her.

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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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      Ezra and the Lion Cub

      Ezra and the Lion Cub tells the story of a poor shoeshine boy in Gondar, Ethiopia. In his dreams, Ezra sees himself as the king of the forest, is not poor, and doesn’t have to worry about going to school or think about shining shoes. He encounters a precocious lion cub and they become friends, but the cub’s mother is not so pleased…

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