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This site is set up to support teachers embed historical thinking concepts in their planning
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Historical Thinking | Benchmarks

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This is one of the most useful sites on the internet.  It is well worth a look for any teacher who is really interested in teaching Canadian history.

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Beyond the Bubble – Stanford History Group’s awesome new assessment tool

Beyond the Bubble – Stanford History Group’s awesome new assessment tool | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
If the Stanford History Education Group could cook, I’d marry it. Seriously. The SHEG has awesome lesson plans that focus on the doing of history, rather than the simple memorization of base ...
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Can I take two sides in this war? - Albany Times Union

Can I take two sides in this war? - Albany Times Union | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Can I take two sides in this war?Albany Times UnionBut the conflict remains top-of-mind in Canada, which views it as much more than an appendix to the American Revolution or the historical travail that gave us "The Star-Spangled Banner" (and Johnny...
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SFU's Komagata Maru Project Connects Legacy Of The “Racist ...

SFU's Komagata Maru Project Connects Legacy Of The “Racist ... | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Funded by the federal Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, under the auspices of the Community Historical Recognition Program (CHRP), the website will be launched at an official reception on Friday, March ...
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The Daily, Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Population projections by Aboriginal identity in Canada

All growth scenarios considered, the Aboriginal identity population in Canada could be between 1.7 million and 2.2 million by 2031, representing between 4.0% and 5.3% of the total population.
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Historical Thinking Matters: home page

This site is well worth a look for any teachers teaching American History.

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Peasant Muse: Going Beyond the Textual in History

Peasant Muse: Going Beyond the Textual in History | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
I mention the article not because I found it to be a progressive example of innovative historical thinking on games, but rather the opposite. Instead of offering a means by which games can be productively and thoughtfully ...
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Morning Glory: Canada's own WWI war horse - CBC.ca

Morning Glory: Canada's own WWI war horse - CBC.ca | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
CBC.caMorning Glory: Canada's own WWI war horseCBC.caCanada sent about 130,000 horses overseas during World War One, according to Steve Harris, chief historian of the Directorate of History and Heritage at the Department of National Defence.
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UBC honours Japanese-Canadian students six decades after Second World War ... - Ottawa Citizen

UBC honours Japanese-Canadian students six decades after Second World War ... - Ottawa Citizen | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
UBC honours Japanese-Canadian students six decades after Second World War ...Ottawa CitizenJapanese internees such as Sasaki received $19000 and an apology from the Canadian government in 1988.
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What is Historical Thinking? | Teachinghistory.org

What *is* Historical Thinking, and How to Incorporate it into State Standards http://t.co/1Ng6UgEl #edchat #sschat...
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Facing History (@facinghistory) on Twitter

Facing History (@facinghistory) on Twitter | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Sign up for Twitter to follow Facing History (@facinghistory). Facing History and Ourselves combats racism and antisemitism by using history to teach tolerance in classrooms around the globe.
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Linking history to moral choices today | Facing History and Ourselves

Linking history to moral choices today | Facing History and Ourselves | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Helping teachers through professional development, support and classroom resources that encourage reflection and dialogue about tolerance and justice, using the Holocaust, the civil rights movement and other historical events...
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The myth of 1812 - Globe and Mail

The myth of 1812 - Globe and Mail | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Globe and MailThe myth of 1812Globe and MailTwo hundred years ago this June, the still-new nation of the United States reopened hostilities against its bothersome British adversaries, and the War of 1812 began its long march into Canadian history.
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Stanford researchers bring life to high school history classes with a curriculum built around historical documents

Stanford researchers bring life to high school history classes with a curriculum built around historical documents | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
A partnership between Stanford and San Francisco schools gives students a new way to learn about the past by reading historical documents instead of textbooks.
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Yad Vashem seminar helped history teacher - Canadian Jewish News (blog)

Yad Vashem seminar helped history teacher - Canadian Jewish News (blog) | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
Canadian Jewish News (blog)Yad Vashem seminar helped history teacherCanadian Jewish News (blog)The Oral History Project and the Holocaust Symposium draw on the testimonies of local Holocaust survivors.
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Wartime Canada: A Window into the Canadian Experience during ...

Wartime Canada: A Window into the Canadian Experience during ... | Historical Thinking | Scoop.it
LCMSDS is a partner in “Wartime Canada,” a digital database of written and printed matter from the First and Second World Wars. Caitlin McWilliams is a research associate with the project spearheaded by Dr.
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