Call for SAGE Proposal Submissions, deadline is May 1, 2014.

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CALL for S.A.G.E. PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS

To  fill out submission proposal to present workshop click here

Proposal deadline is May 15, 2014.

M.S.S.T.A. AGM

Musee St. Boniface Museum 
494 Tache Avenue
Saturday May 10, 2014 9:30 am  
RSVP  mssta@shaw.ca

The Africa Night


The African students at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute(DMCI) in collaboration with the African Communities of Manitoba mentorship program, "All That Kids Can Be" are hosting their end of year fundraising and cultural event known as "The Africa Night" on Friday May 30, 2014 at DMCI on 720 Alverstone Ave.

The event will include performers and actors from different cultural backgrounds.

The event starts at 6:00pm and ends at 9:00pm. There will be t-shirt sales ($15.00 per t-shirt) and entrance fees: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for youth and free for children under 5.

Donations will be accepted and all proceeds from the event will be donated to : 1. Kismayo General Hospital (Somalia); 2. Human Kind International (Kenya) and 3. Resource Assistance for Youth (Winnipeg). Tickets are now available for sale.

SAGE DATE SET!

The MSSTA SAGE date has been set for October 24th, 2014 at Kildonan East Collegiate.

Hope to see everyone there.

This is a great scoop.it site for Geography information. Check out the site here

“This site is designed for geography students and teachers to find interesting, current supplemental materials.”

Please consider sending a team ( or more teams) of two Gr 10-12 students and an adult to the 56th Model United Nations Assembly, sponsored and organized by the Rotary Club of Winnipeg, to be held at the Canadian Mennonite University May 1-3, 2014.

For further info and online registration visit our website at www.winnipegmuna.ca

Manitoba Holocaust Symposium

The 13th Annual Holocaust Symposium for grade 9-12 students takes place on May 15, 2014 at the University of Winnipeg's Duckworth Centre.

Click on this link to register and for more information.

Exciting Announcement from EF Tours!

Join the EF Educational Tours for the launch of the National Student Tour for the 70th Anniversary of Victory in Europe.

Please check out their website for more details about some of the exciting opportunities available.

To find out more information about their specific EF Canadian History Tours click here.

Welcome back teachers!

I hope you had a restful summer and are looking forward to the new school year. Check out some of the new content and resources we’ve added to CanadasHistory.ca.

Grade 12 World Issues Web-Based Course
     To ALL  Grade 12 Teachers; High School Principals

The Grade 12 World Issues Web-Based Course (WBC) is no longer available due to the implementation of the new Grade 12 course, Global Issues: Citizenship and Sustainability(40S).

Teachers should discontinue the use of any versions of the current World Issues(40S) WBC, as it will not be recognized for reporting or credit-granting purposes after August 31st, 2013.  

A new Grade 12 Global Issues WBC is currently in development, with release expected in January 2014. See the WBC development schedule for updates.

Teachers who want to use online delivery in September 2013 to teach Grade 12 Global Issues may request an Online Classroom from the Web-Based Course Request System at http://web4.gov.mb.ca/wbcrequests/, and will have opportunity to add their own course content and activities.

For further information contact Carole Bilyk at Carole.Bilyk@gov.mb.ca  or 1-800-282-8069 ext 1773

In this 71st Anniversary year of the Commemoration of the Battle of Hong Kong in 1941, the Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association is pleased to present the Fourth Edition of our HKVCA Cross Canada Writing Contest. 

Our purpose is to foster an awareness of the Battle of Hong Kong for those students studying World War II. Nearly 2000 Canadian soldiers took part in that battle which lasted from December 8th to December 25th, Christmas Day, of 1941. Read More...

Discover Your Democracy!

Canada’s democracy is well respected throughout the world, yet here at home, fewer and fewer young Canadians are voting. Research around youth participation shows that as teachers, you can have a big impact in reversing this trend by educating, informing and engaging the next generation of voters through interactive, hands-on projects.  Read More...

Middle years and secondary teachers and administrators are invited to nominate their colleagues for the Global Citizenship Award for Educators.  One  middle years teacher, one secondary teacher and one administrator will be selected to receive recognition and a prize for their schools. 

Click here for more information and application materials. 

Hands on Resources for Grades 4, 5, 6, and 10 Inquiry and Research

Fur and Fashion in Canada A Brief History describes fur and fashion from the time of the fur trade to the present day.    Read More...

Manitoba Social Science Teachers' Association 

Social science is the study of people in relation to each other and to the world in which they live.
 In Manitoba, social science comprises of the disciplines of history and geography, draws upon the social sciences, and integrates relevant content from the humanities. As a study of human beings in their physical, social, and cultural environments, social studies examines the past and present, and looks toward the future.

Social studies helps students acquire the skills, knowledge, and values necessary to become active democratic citizens and contributing members of their communities: locally, nationally, and globally.

Please check our Resources Link for further information