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Facebook Status Compilation #54

June Part III

June 18th: I’ve been telling 7th and 8th grade students that they can add me on Facebook after the semester ends, and since they don’t know my last name I’ve been writing it out on the whiteboard in Japanese and English. 185 more words

Spotlight: Laura Secord

Image from the 1992 commemorative Laura Secord Stamp.

Laura Secord (1775-1868) was a wartime heroine whose story became mythologized and engrained in Canadian history, yet to this day many of the details are still quite murky. 1,536 more words

Canadian History

Thurgood Marshall Teaching Packet

I am on a roll!

Here is another teaching packet for third grade social studies.

To get this Thurgood Marshall Teaching Packet click here.

Shining The Light At School

Spotlight: Dr. Emily Stowe

Dr. Emily Howard Stowe was pretty awesome.

Born on May 1, 1831 in Norwich, Ontario, Emily became not only the first female doctor* to openly practice in Canada, but she was also the first female public-school principal in Ontario, and campaigned for Canada’s first medical college for women. 941 more words

Canadian History

Champlain's Final Map

Cartography Series: Because who doesn’t love looking at old maps? This blog series looks at the cartographic development of Canada.


Samuel de Champlain’s Carte de la Nouvelle France… 357 more words

Canadian History

Who Is J.K. Rowling?

Author’s Note: I apologize for the lack of updates in >1 month. I have been swamped with schoolwork, family drama, and emotional crises regarding life. These worries are inevitable, and I have been consumed by The Fear. 478 more words

Life