This workshop provides an overview of Historica Canada’s resources designed to promote classroom exploration of the diverse histories, experiences, and perspectives seen throughout Canada’s history. It will explore ways educators can engage their students in thinking critically about Canada’s past, and offer strategies to tackle ethical questions in our collective history. Join this workshop to help your students explore and reflect on our shared histories. This workshop introduces participants to Historica Canada’s classroom resources – lesson plans, videos, interactive online resources, and more. Resources cover topics in Canadian history, culture, geography, and citizenship.
Mira is a public history educator with a background in medieval history and a passion for making history accessible to and interesting for everyone. She has an MA from the University of Ottawa and has worked in educational programming with Historica Canada since 2015.
Katharine began working at Historica Canada in the fall of 2013 as a program assistant, booking speakers for the Memory Project. After spending some time assisting with other programs, she moved into the fundraising side of operations and is now our Fundraising and Development Coordinator. Katharine’s favorite Heritage Minute is the Halifax Explosion and she loves Canadian music trivia.