Welcome to reviews.epsb.ca Featured Titles The Comic Book War Comic Book War is the final installment in the trilogy written by Metis author Jacqueline Guest that began with Belle of Batoche and Outcast of River Falls. read more Red Bird Sings An inspirational story of the life of Zitkala-Sa also known as Gertrude Simmons-Bonnin, a writer, musician, and activist based on her writings in the Atlantic Monthly in the 1900’s. Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University Welcome to the Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University, which is a collection of picture book abstracts searchable by topics, concepts, and skills for building content area reading across all academic subjects. The collection contains abstracts of over 5700 picture books for children, preschool to grade three. Search over 900 keywords (topics, concepts, and skills) to locate books with storylines adaptable to your curriculum or program. The Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University is also a useful collection for English Language Learners and adult literacy programs.
Calgary Regional Consortium, Social Studies Social Studies The Calgary Regional Consortium provides educators with diverse professional learning opportunities over time. This Social Studies area shares extensive professional resources to augment vibrant implementation of the Alberta K-12 Social Studies curriculum. Below, you will find, "Social Studies Projects" which include comprehensive, grade-specific lesson plans in which varied technologies, Dimensions of Thinking and other core components of the Social Studies Program of Studies are embedded. View the "Social Studies Resources" below to access many profesisonal resources as a teacher of Social Studies. Social Studies Projects
Association for Library Service to Children The Association for Library Service to Children promotes reading and books through recommendations, compilations of lists, and related services. Looking for a book list you thought was on this page? - Check out the ALA Institutional Repository for archived ALSC book lists. Building a Home Library (June 2016) Four bibliographies created by the ALA-Children’s Book Council (CBC) Joint Committee, with cooperation from ALSC’s Quicklists Consulting Committee to provide guidance to parents, grandparents, and others interested in assembling a high-quality library for their children at home.
Subjects and Themes Index from Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site Search Our Site Subscribe to our Free Email Newsletter.Sign Up! Advertisements: The Critical Thinking Consortium, Alberta Education On-line Teaching Resources Summaries of the critical challenges Summaries of hundreds of critical thinking lesson plans in social studies organized by grade level, from Grades 1 to 12. Summaries include suggested activities, specific outcomes, and a list of other useful documents related to the critical challenges. A Classroom Example of Investigating Pictures
Reading Is Fundamental We've dusted off a few of our favorite books to create a brand new booklist to help you celebrate... See This List Help your reading list sprout along with your garden! Best Books For Kids and Teens - CCBC National Council for Social Studies, Notable Social Studies Books 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People (NCSS member login required) The following books were inadvertently left off of the printed list, but have been included in the online list: Seeds of Freedom by Hester Bass, published by Candlewick Press, and Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot, published by Charlesbridge. Download pdfs of previous Notables (by year) that are attached at the bottom of this page.
School Library Journal, website ATA Social Studies Council homepage We sponsor a great collaborative forum for Alberta Social Studies teachers . The Alberta Social Studies NING is run by Alberta teacher Kevin Gilchrist. Check it out: Do you know about the ATA Educational Trust? This Trust supports Professional Growth opportunities through Social Conference grants, continuing educational bursaries and grants to support special projects. Please apply or donate now. Edmonton Public School Board, myLibrary, Social Studies Links Cosmetology Face Shapes Do you know face shapes? Most Flattering Haircuts for Face Shapes Alberta Education, Program Supports, Support Documents Social Studies (K–6) Programs of Study Program Supports Provincial Achievement Test (PAT) Support Documents Related Information