Elaine MacKenzie

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CBC Books

Host Shelagh Rogers speaks with iconic Canadian authors and rising literary stars about the stories and ideas that intrigue and inspire them.

Brand NEW Picture Books!

​Triangle by Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen<p>Triangle lives in a triangle world. He decides to make a trip to play a sneaky trick on Square. It works. He …

Colourized photos of First World War bring Canadian history to life - British Columbia

Soldiers bring in prisoners and the wounded wearing gas masks. (Canada. Dept. of National Defence/Library and Archives Canada PA-002951)<p><i>All images</i> …

Canada

3,598 Canadians died here at Vimy Ridge 100 years ago. Boots represent the fallen soldiers, on the very ground where they fought. #Vimy100 https://t.co/X0s0pOCTjQ

On the Vimy anniversary, it’s time we all learned the name Arthur Currie

<i>Donald MacLeod, the son of a veteran, is a lawyer and business executive in Bedford, N.S.</i><p>"Lions led by donkeys" and "Generals die in bed" are expressions often used to describe the generals of the First World War. They were generally old men fighting a modern war based on tactics from the previous …

Canadians should not be ashamed of their history

<i>Canadian historian J.L. Granatstein writes extensively on political, military, and diplomatic history. On March 28 in Ottawa, Mr. Granatstein and Noah Richler argued the resolution "Canadian history is nothing to be ashamed of" at a debate</i> <i>hosted by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute</i><i>.</i><p>History matters. …

Canada

Google is rolling out a fact-check feature in its search and news results

The search giant is trying to battle the spread of fake news.<p>Google rolled out a new tool on Friday in order to highlight articles in its search and news resultsthat have been fact-checked.<p>Now, when a search query returns a result that has been reviewed, Google will display who made the claim and …

Internet

Influencers, Articles and Conversations

What Say You?

So, the great thing about letting yourself sink into creativity is that it allows you to come up kabillions of ideas and some of them you just have …

Crochet

Learn amigurumi basics with a cute little mushroom [January Amigurumi

Learn amigurumi basics with a cute little mushroom [January Amigurumi CAL Stitch Tutorial]<p>Posted on January 19, 2017 by Jackie Laing | 0 Comments<p>Next …

Yarn

Collaborative Inquiry | EdCan Network

It is ironic that, with all we know about the benefits of collaborative, inquiry-based learning for students, we struggle to create the same rich …

More sites to review – student-friendly, engaging, visual, inquiry-based

Based on recent reviews in the professional literature, here are 3 sites worth checking. What do they have in common? They are: very visual; include …

Education Technology

Resources and Downloads to Facilitate Inquiry-Based Learning

Discover the Benefits of Inquiry-Based Learning<p>A Case for Curiosity: Hear from one educator on the value of asking “why?” and learn how to preserve …

What is That? Primary Sources & Inquiry

Inquiry does not occur in a vacuum; students need to have a context in which to pursue their interests. Primary sources can provide that context. I …

Inquiry-Based Learning: The Power of Asking the Right Questions

As a fourth-grade teacher at an inquiry-based learning school, I've come to understand the importance of planning. Planning is critical and also best …

Guided Inquiry Design

Authors: Carol C. Kuhlthau, Leslie K. Maniotes, Ann K. Caspari<p>Download the Presentation: Guided Inquiry Design Framework<p><i>Guided Inquiry professional</i> …

Over 25 Links Uncovering Project Based Learning Resources On The Web

<i>Welcome to this first in a series of PBL Mania Posts. For the next few weeks I am celebrating Project Based Learning by hosting a webinar at Edtech</i> …

Assessment for inquiry

Inquiry maths is a model of teaching that encourages students to regulate their own activity while exploring a mathematical statement (called a …

Teaching

Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish

<b>Tips for downloading:</b> PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with …

Education Technology