Extra Teacher Resources...
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Below are some valuable links to subjects related to Canadian Heritage, Dairy Farming, Co-operatives, and Youth Leadership & Rural Sustainability. We've also included the URL's to like-minded ocal organizations, museums, and initiatives.
Elgin Historical Society: Great site with many links,
resources and videos. Also, contains a links to all of
Elgin County's museums.
Grade 8 Teacher's Lesson Resource Kit - Ontario
Farm Life. (History of Farming). From Archives of Ontario http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/education/lessons/Gr8_Farm_Life_Kit_En.pdf
The History Education Network is a collaborative network across the diverse fields of history, history education and school history teaching in Canada. A wealth of resources, assessment tools and links.
Simple, easily accesible page explaining the co-operative business model. From the Ontario Co-operative Association.
Site for the Ontario Co-operative Association - providing a wealth of info on the Co-operative movement in Ontario. Many great "one-pager" hand-outs for students, and info on the Co-operative Young Leaders Program.
Site for our National Co-operative Association. All you need to know about the Co-operative movement in Canada. Many useful resources and links.
For 65 years, the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada has been empowering groups in developing nations to build brighter future through the power of the co-operative model. Read the inspiring stories at:
The International Co-operative Alliance provides a global perspective on the co-operative movement. Be sure to download the "Blueprint for a Co-operative Decade".
The homepage says it all: "Get your class learning about the dairy industry with these fun and engaging teacher materials."
Link to the Co-operative Young Leaders - a provincial teen leadership program, where youth are sponsored to attend by Ontario Co-operatives & Credit Unions.
The IMPACT program - The Co-operators Youth program for Sustainability Leadership. Direct from their site: "This one-of-a-kind program focuses on empowering university and college students to be real and effective agents for change in their communities, organizations and businesses".
Easy-access sites without any fluff! Instant answers to countless key dairy questions. Click "Discover" at the top, and go to "dairy farming facts".