Viewed in Class This Month

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Video content reviewed in Canadian History

CBC Story of Us - 9 - Relates mainly to Chapter 20 -

  • Quebec sovereignty: FLQ crisis,
  • War Measures Act, etc.;
  • also discussed
    • Aboriginal residential schools; 
    • the Viola Desmond case 

CBC Story of Us - 10 - Relates to Chapter 19; 21  -

  • Aboriginal sovereignty;
  • Canadian sovereignty in the global context;
    • Vietnamese boat people;
    • RCMP officer Baltej Singh Dhillon.

Interesting ...

Had improvements in efficiency and reductions in the cost of automobiles followed patterns similar to the computer industry, each of us would be able to buy a Rolls-Royce today for roughly $2.75; it would get nearly 3,000,000 miles to the gallon and deliver enough power to tow an aircraft carrier.

Lepper, M. R. (1985). Microcomputers in Education: motivational and social issues. American Psychologist, 40(1), 1-18.
 

This was written over 30 years ago. I wonder what he'd say today?

 

 

Script Writing Project

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Script Writing Assignment

Either individually or in assigned working groups, students will adapt a classic Fairy Tale for use as a 20-minute audio play. Written scripts must be accompanied by the following components:

 

1.      Cast list with descriptions of all major characters

2.      Stage directions and acting notations in the script, with clearly indicated suggestions for sound effects, and any other special effects desired

 

Script Writing Project

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Script Writing Assignment

Either individually or in assigned working groups, students will adapt a classic Fairy Tale for use as a 20-minute audio play. Written scripts must be accompanied by the following components:

 

1.      Cast list with descriptions of all major characters

2.      Stage directions and acting notations in the script, with clearly indicated suggestions for sound effects, and any other special effects desired

 

Valentine's Day in Canada

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Celebrated annually on Februaqry 14, the Feast of St. Valentine, or St. Valentine's Day, was established in honour of a saint of the Roman Catholic Church named Valentius. The history tells that Valentius, a 3rd-Century Roman, used to marry soldiers, who were in those days forbidden to marry.

Valentine's Day in Canada

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Celebrated annually on Februaqry 14, the Feast of St. Valentine, or St. Valentine's Day, was established in honour of a saint of the Roman Catholic Church named Valentius. The history tells that Valentius, a 3rd-Century Roman, used to marry soldiers, who were in those days forbidden to marry.

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