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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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      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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      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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      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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      Gazing Down From Cloud Number Nine

      Today’s ever accelerating speed of development means cloud applications are already entering the classroom

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      Teaching Hearing Impaired Children

      Teachers need to be sensitive to the reality that there is usually more than one visual thing happening at one time like a teacher talking while expecting students to take notes of the lecture. Expecting a hearing impaired student to read lips and take notes at the same time is not realistic.

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      Real-World Tips for Anti-Bullying in our Schools

      Today it appears that bullying incidents are under the microscope as much as they have ever been. Some would say this is an undesired outcome of an expanded role by the media and the public’s greater access to various forms of communication through technology. In fact, I believe this to be the opposite

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      Digital Literacy: What does it mean to you?

      For me digital literacy involves reading widely, keeping informed, knowing when and how to be critical and when to embrace new information, new ideas. It also means how to

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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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      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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      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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      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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