Ontario English Catholic Teachers

Social Studies


Epic Days with the Dreamteam

This site is by teachers for teachers and includes topics such as Peru teddy bear and Brazil teddy bear adventures, Google apps, class newsletters, regions of Canada, and information and digital citizenship. It also includes book reviews on student books (e.g., recent reviews include The Wall by Eve Bunting and Terry Fox: A Story of Hope).

Global Encounters International Student Video Conferences
Global Encounters is an international student video conference program, offered through a partnership between the Centre for Global Education (CGE) and TakingITGlobal (TIG). They host dozens of events on critical global issues such as child soldiers and armed conflict, women's rights, mental health, climate change, and many more. Each conference includes a live event, preceded by a week-long online program of activities through which students learn about the topics at hand, collaborate with one another, and receive mentorship from experts.