Cultural and Ethical Citizenship

Cultural and Ethical Citizenship

  • The capacity to comprehend Canada’s political, social, economic and financial systems in a global context.
  • The ability to appreciate cultural and societal diversity at the local, national and global levels.
  • The ability to critically analyze the past and present and apply those understandings in planning for the future.
  • The capacity to understand key ideas and concepts related to democracy, social justice and human rights.
  • Disposition and skills necessary for effective civic engagement.
  • The ability to understand the dynamic interactions of Earth’s systems, the dependence of our social and economic systems on these natural systems, our fundamental connection to all living things, and the impact of humans upon the environment.
  • The capacity to consider the impact of societal and environmental trends and issues. 
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30 Useful Digital Citizenship Resources for Growing Digital Citizens from the Wabisabi Blog
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Author: Lee Watanabe-Crockett

This is a phenomenal gathering of web sites that include resources to teach:

Digital footprints
Citing Sources
Detecting Plagarism
Personal Responsibility
Global & Cultural Awareness
Safe Web Searching

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
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Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Lesson
Primary Source
Reading
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/12/2018
Classroom Activities: Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall
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Browse the activities in this section, or download them all as a pdf file. These activities explore three themes: celebrity, impact, and citizenship. The activities encourage students to view Canadian personalities and events from multiple perspectives. Each activity contains a lesson plan and blackline masters suitable for photocopying. Research skills, presentation, persuasive arugment, influential Canadians,

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Canadian Museum of History
Date Added:
08/14/2018
Classroom Activities: Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall
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Browse the activities in this section, or download them all as a pdf file. These activities explore three themes: celebrity, impact, and citizenship. The activities encourage students to view Canadian personalities and events from multiple perspectives. Each activity contains a lesson plan and blackline masters suitable for photocopying. Research skills, presentation,interview, multiple perspectives, influential Canadians,

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Canadian Museum of History
Date Added:
08/14/2018
Classroom Activities: Face to Face: The Canadian Personalities Hall
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Browse the activities in this section, or download them all as a pdf file. These activities explore three themes: celebrity, impact, and citizenship. The activities encourage students to view Canadian personalities and events from multiple perspectives. Each activity contains a lesson plan and blackline masters suitable for photocopying. Research skills, presentation, achievements, influential Canadians,

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Canadian Museum of History
Date Added:
08/14/2018
Cultural and Linguistic Differences: What Teachers Should Know
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This Module examines the ways in which culture influences the daily interactions that occur across all classrooms and provides practice for enhancing culturally responsive teaching (est. completion time: 1 hour).

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Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Provider:
Vanderbilt University
Provider Set:
IRIS Center
Date Added:
09/27/2018
The Essential Fluencies for 21st Century Skills & Competencies by the Global Digital Citzen Foundation
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The Global Digital Citizen Foundation is a fountain of resources for teachers that are trying to stay current. There are videos available and you can download the guides. Included are full lessons/handbooks for the following fluencies:
Solution
Information
Creativity
Media
Collaboration
Global Digital Citizenship

Subject:
Education
Elementary Education
Higher Education
Material Type:
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
08/16/2018
Global Citizen Education Modules
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SCIC’s Global Citizenship Education Modules are a series of educational resources to support global education learning outcomes for Saskatchewan middle years and secondary classrooms (grades 6-12).

They are designed to be accessible for all global educators, whether experienced or beginning. Teachers may enter, exit and re-enter at any place within the module, choosing to do one activity, or the entire module. Each lesson is matched with Saskatchewan provincial curriculum learning outcomes for specific grade levels.

You can send a request to download the materials for free.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Module
Unit of Study
Author:
earthbeat.sk.ca
Date Added:
12/06/2018
Global Digital Citizen: Quickstart Skills Guide
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These guides are designed by the Global Digital
Citizen Foundation to help you gain a better
understanding of the 21st Century Fluencies and
how they work.
This guide contains a description of the tenets of
Global Digital Citizenship, as well as a perspective on
the skills each stage develops and why they are
important for our students?and everyone?to learn.
We hope this information will help you with the
development of the Fluencies as you work to infuse
them into your students' learning experiences.

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Other
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Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Global Digital Citizen Foundation
Date Added:
08/15/2018
Global Words: Junior Primary Resources
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These units, and the supporting resources of Global Words, aim to build the essential knowledge, skills and values young people need to participate actively, critically and creatively as global citizens. This curriculum integrates the teaching and learning of English, across strands of language, literature and literacy, with Global Citizenship Education, using explicit and exploratory teaching and learning activities. The four units use a range of text and text-types to address the themes of Sustainability, Refugees and migration, Neighbours, Asia/Pacific, and Indigenous peoples, with a focus on literacy with Geography and Human Society and its Environs curricula. All units of work include an overview, description of focus, four teaching and learning activities, and links to the curriculum content, strands, outcomes and indicators.

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Education
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
Provider Set:
Global Words
Author:
Atkins, Lauren
Beveridge, Lorraine
Gray, Mary
Date Added:
05/21/2018
Global Words: Junior Secondary Resources
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These units, and the supporting resources of Global Words, aim to build the essential knowledge, skills and values young people need to participate actively, critically and creatively as global citizens. This curriculum integrates the teaching and learning of English, across strands of language, literature and literacy, with Global Citizenship Education, using explicit and exploratory teaching and learning activities. The four units use a range of text and text-types to address the themes of Sustainability, Refugees and migration, Neighbours, Asia/Pacific, and Indigenous peoples, with a focus on literacy with Geography and Human Society and its Environs curricula. All units of work include an overview, description of focus, four teaching and learning activities, and links to the curriculum content, strands, outcomes and indicators.

Subject:
Education
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Activity/Lab
Game
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
Provider Set:
Global Words
Author:
Daly, Margo
Date Added:
05/21/2018
Global Words: Upper Primary Resources
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These units, and the supporting resources of Global Words, aim to build the essential knowledge, skills and values young people need to participate actively, critically and creatively as global citizens. This curriculum integrates the teaching and learning of English, across strands of language, literature and literacy, with Global Citizenship Education, using explicit and exploratory teaching and learning activities. The four units use a range of text and text-types to address the themes of Sustainability, Refugees and migration, Neighbours, Asia/Pacific, and Indigenous peoples, with a focus on literacy with Geography and Human Society and its Environs curricula. All units of work include an overview, description of focus, four teaching and learning activities, and links to the curriculum content, strands, outcomes and indicators.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Reading
Syllabus
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETAA)
Provider Set:
Global Words
Author:
Cassidy
Gray
Helen
Mary
Date Added:
05/21/2018
Grade 8 Social Studies - IN8.2 - Strangers Becoming Us
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This resource can be found online through Citizenship and Immigration Canada. The classroom-friendly student activities are designed to increase understanding of the role immigration has played in Canadian history and society.

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Social Studies
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Activity/Lab
Reading
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/16/2018
Grade 9 Social Studies - PA9.3
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PA. 9.3 Investigate the roles and responsibilities of members of the societies studied and those of citizens in contemporary Canada.

This file contains 5 lessons and an assessment:
Lesson one: Criteria for citizenship – Canada
Lesson two: Oppression of Rights
Lesson three: What rights and responsibilities do Canadian citizens have?
Lesson Four: Rights and Responsibilities of citizens in an ancient society
Lesson Five: Roles within Societies

Subject:
Social Studies
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Assessment
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Unit of Study
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/18/2018
I AM CANADIAN - Canadian Identity Activity
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Discuss with your students what it means to be Canadian. Start by watching this short commercial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRI-A3vakVg (You may choose to cut the beverage part out at the end or just use the sound at that point in the video.)

All other materials you need to do are attached including a rubric, parent letter, project planner with choices.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/24/2018