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  • The Impact of Vatican II on Catholic Religious Secondary Education in the Province of Ontario 

    Stafford, Joseph
    This thesis examines the impact of Vatican II on secondary religious education in Ontario. In order to understand this impact, pre-Vatican II secondary religious education is analysed beginning with the role of the papacy ...
  • Front Matter 

    Christou, Theodore; Braund, Heather; Lester, Britney; MacGregor, Stephen; McConnel, Jen (2018-04-27)
  • Towards equity in high school physics education: A literature review 

    Mainhood, Lindsay (2018-04-27)
    This literature review explores the issue of underrepresentation of women in physics by framing the topic as a journey towards equity, with many barriers along the way and which persists, yet at a slow pace. The journey ...
  • Mathematics for teaching in a professional learning network: Complexity inquiry 

    Wang, Xiong (2018-04-27)
    Numerous mathematics teachers nowadays have turned to online professional learning networks (PLNs) to carry on their professional learning. Very few related studies have revealed the implications of mathematics teachers’ ...
  • Motivating disengaged and disenchanted adolescents: A literature review 

    Eyers, Kimberly (2018-04-27)
    Self-determination theory, which focuses on autonomy, competence, and relatedness, needs to be modified to include a fourth essential psychological need: aesthetic experience. The following literature review uses a practical ...
  • Varieties of culture shock for international teachers to consider: A literature review 

    Stroud Stasel, Rebecca (2018-04-27)
    This paper examines contextual information critical to teachers who go overseas to work in international schools. When teachers move abroad to work, they become sojourners between cultures. Rich learning and growth awaits ...
  • The experiences and perceived differences in working conditions among early childhood educators who have worked in both for-profit and non-profit childcare centres 

    Romain-Tappin, Christine (2018-04-27)
    One benefit to joining a professional association is the monitored adherence to quality. Thus, it is expected that members from a professional association adhere to higher quality standards. One indicator of quality in any ...
  • Get off my lawn: Why capitalism’s monopoly on innovation is bad for us all and what educators can do about it 

    Soleas, Eleftherios (2018-04-27)
    Innovation has many definitions such as generating wealth through ideas in business settings like a new product being brought to market. It can also mean applying creativity in psychology such as a new theoretical perspective ...
  • Canada during the Great Depression 

    Anoushka, Irani; Kenney, Clare (2018-02-08)
    This resource package has been created to engage students in learning Canadas Great depression. Students will explore the stock market crash, cases of the great depression, key political developments and scientific and ...

    Shaughnessy, Liam; Stein, Austin (2018-02-08)
    This resource package explores the continuing struggles for civil rights in the United States in the post-1960s era. Specific attention will be drawn to a variety of civil rights struggles that remain relevant to the ...
  • Controversial Canada 1945 - Present 

    Holmes, Kayla; Ivens, Greg; Kirby, Heather; Taylor, Brandi (2018-02-08)
    This resource pack looks at the social, cultural and political events that have shaped Canada from 1945 to the present. The lessons look at major events that have shaped our perspective of Canada today. Each lesson takes ...

    Gardhouse, Jacob; Hanlan, Camille; Hellmann, Dayna; Westecott, Lauren (2018-02-08)
    This resource pack explores the First World War while focusing on the historical thinking concepts of historical perspectives, the ethical dimension, evidence, and historical significance. The first lesson examines primary ...

    Raymond, Jillian (2018-02-08)
    Rome (as an empire and republic0 is a civilization that many students know of, even in the smallest increments, and this course pack seeks to touch on some of significant events that occurred during the existence of this ...
  • Killing Kennedy: the Death that Changed a Nation and the World 

    McMurray, Kurtis; McCormac, Matthew; Innes, Jamie (2018-02-08)
    This lesson series is designed for use in Ontario's grade 11 American History course. The lesson series acts as an entry point for studying America in the Post-War period by examining the John F. Kennedy assassination ...

    Graham, Kayleigh (2018-02-08)
    This resource package provides lesson plans, primary source documents, and a variety of tools for teaching historical thinking concepts with regards to residential schools, Chinese immigration, the Group of Seven, and ...

    Healy, Katie; O’Rourke, Monica; Roseheart, Natalie; (2018-02-08)
    This resource pack explores the social, political,and economic spheres of Canada in the years following the First World War. Lessons make use of a variety of primary source documents, analysis, discussion,and inter active ...
  • Minorities in Canada during World War 1: Resource Pack 

    Moore-Hughes, Rileigh; Tobin, Sara; Elliott, Tyler (2018-02-08)
    This resource pack explores the experience of a few minority groups in Canada between 1914-1929 through the lens of various historical thinking concepts. The first lesson explores the historical significance of immigration ...

    McGill, Allison (2018-02-08)
    The events of the Cold War (1945-1991) touched every part of Canada, from East to West and North to South. Although discussions about the Cold War are often limited to the events and political players of the United States ...
  • Ancient Egypt and the Crusades: Journals, Timelines, Narratives, and Speeches (Oh My) 

    Wong, Yannick; Paupst, Wesley (2018-02-08)
    The primary objective of this Gr. 11 kit is to facilitate student-centred learning that explores primary source documents in order to improve understanding of specific historical eras. The first lesson seeks to expand ...
  • Canadian People’s History During the Depression and WW2 

    Germann, Kassy; Howarth, Katie (2018-02-08)
    The objective of this resource pack is to facilitate student learning of the impacts of the Great Depression and World War II on Canadian citizens. Lesson one focuses on the economic strains on families during the Great ...

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