Elections, Inquiry and Blended Learning

Looking for ideas to continue using inquiry-based learning when you teach about democracy in your blended, online or traditional classroom? Interested in ready-made lessons that incorporate rich, non-partisan content? Elections Canada will show you how to use our new blended learning guides to support your students no matter your learning environment. Our rich strategies and tools can be blended together seamlessly in any way that works for you and your students to maintain the inquiry focus in your classroom, whether it’s online or in the classroom. Find out how we have updated all of our resources since the 2019 general election. Learn about the adaptations Elections Canada has made to our student-centered, collaborative lessons that support your social studies, history, politics or geography curriculum.

Target Audience

Teachers of Social Studies 9, 10, 11, Law 12, Politics 12, Comparative Cultures, and 20th Century World History 12, Human Geography 12, BC First Peoples 12


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  • Sonja Van Der Putten

    Sonja is a teacher at Sullivan Heights Secondary School in Surrey and a member of the Elections Canada advisory circle of educators. 

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    Joseph Péloquin-Hopfner

    Joseph Péloquin-Hopfner is the Elections Canada education coordinator providing professional learning services in Manitoba. 

    Joseph has 10 years of experience developing and delivering public and education programming both inside and outside the classroom. With a BA in political science and several years of experience at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Joseph has special expertise in facilitating learning about democratic rights and civic engagement. 

    Joseph provides bilingual professional learning and teacher support to foster understanding of elections and democracy.