"The Governor’s Letters website provides learning materials about the colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia before the province was created in 1871. We’ve developed some Curriculum Challenges for students and teachers, which are suitable for elementary and secondary school classes."
"It's been called "the beautiful game." Soccer, the most popular sport in the world, draws an unwavering devotion from its fans. Yet soccer as a spectator sport has never quite caught on in Canada, despite growing youth participation rates and a series of professional leagues."
This year, three posters have been created, in English and French, in multiple sizes. Choose and print posters from the BCTLA website. Join in participating in Drop Everything and Read on October 25, 2010!
Check the site for other Librarian resources as well.
Are you frustrated when you can't tell which title is the first in a series? The "Mid-Continent Public Library" has a great site that will answer all your questions! (It also tells you if the series is "Juvenile" or YA)
"Solving difficult behavior problems with children leads to long-lasting change. Arguing, excluding classmates, forming cliques, "forgetting" to do homework, balking at sharing, refusing to do work—these common but challenging misbehaviors often disrupt learning, frustrate children, and exhaust teachers. Veteran educator Caltha Crowe shares five practical strategies that will help teachers and children solve these problems together. You'll learn to use:
Storynory is an online repository of audio stories. There is a mixture of new stories, fairy tales, and specially adapted myths and histories as well as some verses. (Some Bible stories are included in the "myth" section.)
Help put the size of the BP oil spill into perspective with this site that lets you see it in relation to your own area. Click on the link, then enter your town and province in the location box at the top of page. You can even 'move' the oil spill around.