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Building Bridges

(NEW!) Building Bridges/Bâtir des ponts is a photocopiable current events resource for students grades 5 and up. / is an engaging, online interactive current events resource for students in grades 3 and up.

The Canadian Reader

The Canadian Reader / Nos Nouvelles is a classroom-ready current events resource for students in grades 3 and up.

What in the World?

What in the World? / Le Monde en Marche is a photocopiable current events resource for Canadian students in grades 5 - 10.

Current Collections

New! Popular lesson plan series and articles previously published in What in the World? and The Canadian Reader for purchase.

The Canadian Reader Issue 8

  • A Salmon Cannon
  • Growing a Garden Where???  
  • Our Newbie Astronauts
  • Map: Nunavut
  • Comic: The Canadian Space Agency

What in the World? Level 1 Issue 8

  • Oil Prices Plummet
  • COVID-19 in the United States
  • The 2020 Summer Olympics
  • The Hubble Telescope

Building Bridges - Level 1 Issue 5

  • Chief Dr. Robert Joseph
  • Indigenous Leadership

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Jun 2018 | PDF icon World Cup.pdf
Jun 2018 | Microsoft Office document icon World Cup.doc

[What in the World?] ...can be used meaningfully by all members of our multi-graded classrooms... [This resource sparks] important discussion and reflection.

J. Hancock, Principal Dog Creek, BC