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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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      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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      Mr. X Teen Adventure Series

      Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based TV series. He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. First stop: Paris. Xerxes hooks up with mad cyclist, Octave Pompidou and checks out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a unique challenge race involving the Eiffel Tower.

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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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      Ukulele in the Classroom

      Making music with a ukulele is a great group learning experience. Classes as young as grade three can learn the elements of music. Ukuleles are a good size and price, and they contain levels of complexity.

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      Collaborative Problem Solving Calms and Educates Explosive Students

      The tragedy of our time is that few recognize and treat explosive

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      Tiny Science

      Society is embarking on a journey through the Nano Age. Teaching nanotechnology to students provides them with a passport to a world where nanotechnology is becoming the dominant science. The Nano World sounds like one that exists only in the imaginations of the best sci-fi writers.

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      Teaching The Arts in the Far East

      Seeking a new experience teaching music, I decided to cross an ocean and arrived in Hong Kong in August 2004. In the process, I discovered that teaching the arts is really learning the arts when instructing in a cultural tradition very different from one’s own.

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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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      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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      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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      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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