(Note that Canada Day is July 1st of each year)
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Here are my choices for The Best Sites To Learn About Canada (I know there are a lot more out there, so please make suggestions!):
Sean Banville has created a Canada Day lesson for English Language Learners.
Learn a bit about Canada’s geography by playing these games.
Zoom School Canada has a lot of accessible information.
National Geographic has some Canada Facts.
National Geographic also has a feature on Vancouver.
Learn English Feel Good has a cloze exercise on Canada’s National Holiday.
Canada Day – in pictures is from The Guardian.
STF Library recommends First Peoples Of Canada.
Canada’s Nation Builders is an interactive.
Tragedies and Triumphs: Canadians Tell Their Family Histories is from The NY Times.
Why Canada Day Is Not the Same as Canadian Independence Day is from TIME.
Opinion: Most Canadians are observing the nation’s 150th anniversary. But many First Nations people are in mourning. https://t.co/2vkHWLWL9H
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2017
Canadian Geographic has unveiled a very impressive interactive called Indigenous Cultural Heritage.
It uses Google Earth (and you don’t need to have it downloaded) to explore the different indigenous peoples of Canada.
Canada Day is celebrated on July 1. But after the discovery of hundreds of bodies in unmarked graves at former schools for Indigenous children, communities are pressuring Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to call off national celebrations. https://t.co/BTv29vIyiZ
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 28, 2021
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Oh Larry! The BEST site to learn about Canada IMHO is http://nfb.ca The National Film Board of Canada is a treasure and in their vast video library, offers a world of information about Canada. It is without equal in the world of video for educators. IMHO….. Just scroll through their library and you’ll be amazed.
My favorite is the Bill Mason classic – Paddle to the Sea.
My favorite site to share with students is this one from my mother’s hometown, North Buxton, Ontario. Originally known as the Elgin Settlement, it was established by former slaves escaping from the U.S. My students here in the South love it because they know about what the Underground Railroad was taking people from, but had no idea what happened to those people at the other end.
North Buxton has done a wonderful job of preserving and recording its illustrious history with a museum, website, and they have turned several of their original buildings into learning centers (such as the 1861 school house where students can take on the persona of an original student for a day). Lots of lesson plans, and other teaching resources.