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Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide
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Righting Canada's Wrongs Resource Guide

The Critical Thinking Consortium
Contributions by Lindsay Gibson and Ilan Danjoux and Roland Case

This book will be available 1st February 2022. We welcome you to place a pre-order.
$24.95 Paperback
Series: Righting Canada's Wrongs

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The Righting Canada’s Wrongs series is devoted to the exploration of racist and discriminatory government policies and actions against various groups through our history, the fight for acknowledgement and justice and the eventual apologies and restitution of subsequent governments. The award-winning books in this series make a valuable addition to any classroom or library looking for kid-friendly and appealing resources on social justice and equal rights in Canada.

The engaging and curriculum-based lessons in this Resource Guide will help students to further understand some of the important events in Canada's history that helped shape our current multicultural society. Educators will find support for teaching about Canada's past treatment of minorities and how to approach the topic of racism and discrimination. As well, students will learn about the important roles that these groups have played in Canadian society.

The third edition of the Resource Guide has been updated to include the most recent books in the Righting Canada’s Wrongs series: Africville, Anti-Semitism and the MS St. Louis and The LGBT Purge.

SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • A different historical thinking concept is introduced in each lesson.
  • Each of the main lessons are directly linked to books in the series. The Resource Guide also provides additional sections related to each book.
  • Student Blackline Masters are provided for copying.
  • Evaluation rubrics for your assessment of student achievement on each lesson are included.
  • Video links throughout the guide will supplement your lesson and add another dimension to student learning.

DR. ROLAND CASE is executive director and co-founder of The Critical Thinking Consortium. Roland has edited or authored over 100 published works. In addition to his teaching career as an elementary school teacher and as a university professor, Roland has worked with 17,000 classroom teachers across Canada and in the United States, England, Israel, Russia, India, Finland and Hong Kong to support the infusion of critical thinking. Roland is the 2006 recipient of CUFAs Distinguished Academics Career Achievement Award.

ILAN DANJOUX is a recent PhD graduate who examined the predictive power of Middle East political cartoons. He has fifteen years of teaching experience and curriculum design at every level of education, ranging from preschool to Masters programs. Ilan helped develop York University’s first online courses, operated an online education website and designed online learning modules for the University of Leicester.

LINDSAY GIBSON is involved with the Canada-wide Historical Thinking Project and is a member of the Graduate Committee for The History Education Network. He has taught social studies methods courses to pre-service teachers in the Bachelor of Education program at the University of British Columbia and the University of British Columbia Okanagan. Lindsay taught secondary school history and social studies in Kelowna, BC, for ten years and returned to the classroom part-time in the spring of 2012.

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Publication Details:

Binding: Paperback, 152 pages
Publication Date: 1st February 2022
ISBN: 9781459416659
Format: 11in x 8.5in

BISAC Code:  4.0.2.0.0.0.0, EDU029040, YAN025050, YAN051090, YAN051180, YAN051270
Imprint: Lorimer

Interest age: From 13

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Righting Canada's Wrongs

Righting Canada's Wrongs

A highly visual and engaging look at racism and discrimination in Canada's history

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Series features

  • Voices and stories of those who were affected
  • Geared to support history and civics curriculums
  • Full-colour images of period artifacts, maps, documents and historic photographs
  • Teachers Resource Guide prepared by the Critical Thinking Consortium
"As indicated by its name, this series is hopeful. It is not about opening old wounds; it's about remembering the past, understanding it and moving forward." Nikkei Voice

Righting Canada's Wrongs is a series devoted to the exploration of the Canadian government's actions that violated the rights of groups of Canadian citizens, the subsequent fight for acknowledgement and justice, and the eventual apologies and restitution by governments.

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