Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History
Created by: University of Victoria, the Université de Sherbrooke and the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto
“The “Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History” project provides engaging, high-quality materials to schools and universities for the teaching of historical methods and Canadian History. It is also used in a wide variety of other courses including law, language, literature, aboriginal issues and many others. The project has created a series of instructional websites based on the premise that students can be drawn into Canadian history and archival research through the enticement of solving historical cold crimes. All the material is provided free as a public service.”
Elections and Democracy
Created by Elections Canada
The Elections Canada website has a wide variety of free learning resources and activities suitable for classroom use, including:
- Election Simulation Toolkit: This activity takes students through the electoral process
- Voting Rights through Time: This activity helps students explore issues of inclusion
Written by Diana Hess, Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
This book received the 2009 NCSS Exemplary Research in Social Studies Award.
Types of Citizenship
- Government of Canada: This activity shows students
- Ocean wise: Lesson plans and assignments on Environmental Citizenship
- CIVIX: Teaches students about elections, government budgets, elected representatives, digital media literacy, and civic discourse.
- Concentus: Teachers materials on Civic Citizenship made for Saskatchewan Social Sciences curriculum
- Elections Canada: The Canadian government’s
- Justice Education Society: Law Lessons