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GEOWAT INNOVATIVE TEACHER HELPERS

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on October 29, 2012

New print edition from Canadian Curriculum Teacher Helper series. Students will learn about Canada in these simple to understand, comprehensive unit helpers.  Follow-up activities are included designed to consolidate the concepts taught.  Includes assessment ideas and an end-of unit test. Our new titles : All about Canada Grades 1-2 ;  Canada’s aboriginal peoples Grades 4-6 ;  Canada’s geographical regions Grades 4-6 ;  Canada’s pioneers Grades 2-4 ;  Canadian government Grades 4-6 ;  Canadian traditions and celebrations Grades 2-3 ;  Music lessons Grades 1-3 ;  Our community Grades 1-2 ;  Urban & rural communities  Grades 2-3. 

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Canadian content for Canadian teachers.  GEOWAT- Innovative Teacher Publishing has all of their titles available on-line.  Navigate to the subject of your choice and click on a book to see a sneak-peek of its content.  Sneak-peeks are printer friendly, so feel free to print and use in your class.

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Life in the Middle Ages DVD Series

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on September 18, 2009

What was it like to be a valiant knight, an affluent noble or a penniless serf in medieval Europe? Watch Life in the Middle Ages and find out! This engaging video series explores the lives of people from the Middle Ages and the complex and interesting relationships that developed among them. Remarkable facts about the housing, food, clothing and entertainment of the times are offered within the context of exciting historical reenactments and dramatic footage of European castles and medieval festivals. Go behind the scenes with our knowledgeable and enthusiastic host as she shoots a documentary about the Middle Ages and provides us with a great deal of information in the process!  Titles include:

The Doctor — A History of the Middle Ages — The Merchant — The Monk — The Serf — The Noble — Social Structure in the Middle Ages — The Knight.

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Pioneer Canada French and English DVD’s

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on September 10, 2009

The Terry James Video Library has several new Canadian pioneer videos that are available in both french and english versions.   Titles include:

Construire une premiere maison — Building a first home — La vie des premiers pionniers — Earliest pioneer life — Le village des premiers pionniers — The early pioneer village.

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CBC News In Review

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on September 19, 2008

News in Review is a subscription series of one hour educational tapes hosted by CBC journalist and news anchor Carla Robinson, featuring CBC correspondents.

It has been designed by teachers for an integrated curriculum and is an effective learning tool for Canadian studies, global studies, history, social science, media literacy, English and E.S.L. Each News in Review segment is carefully crafted to give students and teachers a timely and concise examination of Canadian and world issues. Footage from CBC’s archives helps provide historical context. A comprehensive resource guide written by experienced educators supplies background information. News in Review is also closed captioned.

News in Review Resource Guides
Resource Guides are available online in their entirety. 

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Literacy Collection

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on August 27, 2008

The literacy collection kits are tubs containing a variety of books on different topics.  Topics include high interest fiction and non-fiction, history, science, math, theatre, art, inventions, sports, graphic novels, media literacy, and more.

Literacy collection kits are booked through our Video Library.  Please see our website for media booking instructions.

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Curriculum Kits

Posted by terryjamesresourcecentre on August 25, 2008

The Terry James Video Library features many kits which contain books and other media.  The curriculum based kits highlight subjects used in the current curriculum.  Titles include:

Ancient civilizations Greek and Roman – Features of communities around the world – Aspects of government – Medieval times – Rocks and minerals – Folktales – Famous Canadians – We are all equal – Natural resources – Cuisenaire rods – plus many more.

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We’re erasing prejudice for good curriculum kits

Erasing predudice kits

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