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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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      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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      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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      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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      The Altruistic Tourist

      Imagine you are standing in the hot sun on an exotic holiday wearing shorts and sandals. The sky is blue, the grass is green, and you’re looking forward to an evening bike ride. Now imagine you feel absolutely energized as you push a wheelbarrow filled with bricks across a dirt yard to help finish the wall of a house. For some vacationers, the first part sounds [...]

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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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      How To Show Students You Respect Them

      You see, here’s the thing that some of us – teachers and parents alike – don’t really take time to stop and think about: kids’ feelings have value too. And they all have their own needs and wants at any given time.

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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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      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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      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 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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