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SECONDARY SOCIAL SCIENCES at LEARN
Learning and Evaluation Situations (LES)
Each of the above subject areas contain Educational Approaches, generally LESs or similar best practices, aligned with the Quebec Education Program.
Resource Collections by subjectOur History and Geography sections contain various "Resource Collections", organized according to various societies, themes and now according to the Progression of Learning.
STUDY FOR SUCCESS
Prepare now... for the History 404 year-end exams!
1) Find out about Success Checker!
Learn about our online practice tests for History 404. Once complete the student is provided with a study guide which contains explanations and links to web sites for more information and extra resources.
Also view other quick "how to prepare for the test" films on:
2) Question Types: Strategies for Success
3) Timelining the different "periods" and "themes"
4) Scanning the "Progressions of Learning" docs for unfamiliar stuff!
5) Studying the Central Concepts
NEW ON THE SITE:
Featured Digital Tools Section:
Mobile Tech in Social Sciences... with iPads!
How to use an iPad (basics and in a process) and how people are using tablets in the Social
Sciences. A sprinkling of application examples, organized according to the techniques, has
been started to get you thinking about what's out there and how YOU might use them and others.
Featured Digital Tools Section:
Social Sciences Online: Great tools we can use together!
These new collections of online collaborative tool profiles were developed after the workshops and webinars we presented in 2012. The tools featured include:
- Google Docs (also known as Google Drive)
- and the new Cartograf
QEP PROGRAM INFORMATION
and Professional Associations
At LEARN we maintain
two Social Sciences program sections, with links to
relevant QEP program documents, progression of learning lists, frameworks for evaluation,
information on training sessions, and links to related Professional Associations.
Elementary Program Information >>
Secondary Program Information >>
- includes Evaluation Frameworks and Intellectual Operations in History
- Includes the Progression of Learning program content docs
EN FRANÇAIS: RÉCIT de l'univers social
|Social Sciences News Updates|
Integrating ICT into a social science work methodology
Join Techno Phil. as he explores and formulate questions, gathers and processes information, organizes his sources of information and communicates his results using technology tools.
A collaborative media project which uses personal stories and a range of media tools (video, sound walks, mapping, photography) to better understand the experiences of youth with refugee experience in Montreal.
Or tour directly their:
Éducaloi & Jeune pour jeunes:
Éducaloi is a non-profit organization whose mission is to inform Quebecers of their rights and obligations by providing quality legal information in everyday language. Their Youth Zone contains many activities for teachers and students alike!
Centre d'histoire de Montréal - English Homepage!
The Centre d'histoire de Montréal, the city museum, offers you the key to discovering Montreal’s multiple identities. Both a museum and a centre dedicated to animating and disseminating history and heritage, the Centre d'histoire spreads its services and its many activities, exhibitions, and guided tours throughout the different neighbourhoods of the city, in collaboration with local associations, presentation spaces, institutions, and citizens.
Technique: The Timeline... using the Lignedutemps!
The RECITUS's extraordinary timeline creation and sharing tool was adapted by LEARN last year for Anglophone sector teachers and students. We kept the title "Lignedutemps", so you can always remember this is a Quebec production! Check it out.
Where to Draw the Line? / Sans Rature ni Censure?
Where to Draw the Line is a new online exhibition at the McCord-Museum "where controversy rules! But watch your step! Every click of the mouse can trigger wild laughter or push you into deep thought… Take a look back at events that made headlines in Montreal between 1950 and 2000. Explore our collection using our cool and unusual search interface. Learn about the art of cartooning. And take a stand by telling others what you think."
The Historical Atlas (Français)
The Historical Atlas site provides access to a multitude of historical maps, produced mainly by the authors of archives built with the software Chronos. It is intended primarily for students and teachers of history, but those of several other disciplines such as politics, economy, etc.., will also find useful materials for their courses.
A Different World: Educational Toolkit for Social Justice
This very useful site is a companion to the book A Different World: An Educational Tool Kit for Building Global Justice, designed for Quebec secondary classrooms but useful in schools across Canada and beyond. (Order book here)
The Poverty and Basic Human Needs Module explores the themes of nutrition, hunger and food security, health and HIV/AIDS, the environment and water. The Globalization and Trade Module explores the themes of globalization, trade and multinational corporations.
Featured sites archives....