Category: Citizenship

6 Social Science Inquiry Projects for High School

Typically, inquiry learning is more popular with elementary-level learning. This is usually because there are larger chunks of time during the school day to spend on a large-scale inquiry project. As students get older, they tend to favour individual tasks...

How to Respectfully Teach Indigenous History Month

It is impossible to teach a correct and complete history of Canada without acknowledging Indigenous history. However, for many teachers, knowing how to teach Indigenous history in a respectful and accurate way can be a challenge; so how do we...

How to Teach the U.S Capitol Attack Using Inquiry Learning

Although a week has gone by since the capitol attack, many people are still trying to process what happened. Students need opportunities to talk about these events and spaces to safely process their feelings and reactions. For most people, the...

How to Build Amazing Models Using Project-Based Learning

When I worked in England, subjects like art, social studies, music, religion, and science were categorized into blocks called “Topic” or “Theme”. All the subjects were taught according to the objectives of the National Curriculum, but revolved around the topic...

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Writing Stories of the Future with Inquiry Learning

I am currently involved in a podcast project called “After the Pandemic: Writing the Stories of the Future”. The aim of the project is to stimulate 8th grade students’ critical thinking. They will do this by thinking about the future...