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Alberta Postcards

Posted November 3, 2015 by Gail Bartel

This Fall I have done a lot of these ‘postcard’ projects.It’s an image that would be on a tourist postcard but we make it canvas sized.I have made similar ones for the Taj Mahal and Machu Pichu that tie into the Grade 3 social studies curriculum. &nbsp…

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Clay Crest

Posted February 25, 2016 by Gail Bartel

Last month Grade 4 constructed the Alberta provincial crest out of clay.The students did a terrific job and they were quite proud of them.  Great tie in with social studies.Now you could adapt this to fit whatever province you are in.MATERIALS REQ…

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The Fort Mac Fire: Time to Give Cheap Politics a Rest

Posted May 5, 2016 by Simon

It’s like a scene out of hell, a raging inferno if ever there was one.

And I feel so sorry for the residents of Fort Mac who have lost their homes or their businesses. 

But what I find really moving is the way many Canadians all over the country have been doing what they can to help those poor people through this terrible time.

So we really don’t need this ugly reaction. 
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