Success! Post added to bookmarks. View Bookmarks. ×
Error! You have already bookmarked this post. ×
New | Money: what young people really want to know View Now. ×

Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education

-
Menu

Education News & Resources for Teachers

Custom lesson plans and selected educational news from The Globe & Mail, designed to work in your classroom. We're here to make your job just a little easier. Developed by the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education.

most recent lesson plan

bookmark

3

So

Google, Facebook to unveil campaigns against ‘fake news’

Lesson Plans   |   October 16, 2017

- -

Daniel Leblanc describes measures to be taken by Google to educate young Canadians on the importance of news and trustworthy sources of information.  In another article entitled, “Teens are avid consumers of news online, research... read more

bookmark
How Legos helped build a classroom lesson on white privilege

Articles of Interest   |   October 17, 2017

- -

Are the yellow Minifigures in the Lego universe white people? A Grade 8 social-studies class at Allan A. Martin Sr. Public School in Mississauga mulled this existential question on a recent afternoon while their teacher... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So

bookmark
Bombardier CEO confident Airbus deal will resolve Boeing trade row

In the News   |   October 17, 2017

- -

Bombardier Inc.’s chief executive has expressed confidence that the deal to sell control of the C Series aircraft division to Airbus Group SE will resolve the trade dispute with Boeing Co. The agreement with Airbus... read more

more from Business & Entrepreneurship

1

Bu

4

Cu

bookmark
Carrick Talks Money: Four great deals in Canadian investing right now

Videos   |   October 16, 2017

- -

Should you be investing in ETFs or mutual funds? Rob Carrick, personal finance columnist, lays out specific investments, services and brands that are currently great deals for Canadian investors.... read more

more from Money

6

Mo

bookmark Sinking fast?
Sinking fast?

Cartoons   |   October 16, 2017

- -

On President Trump's instructions, American negotiators at the NAFTA talks have tabled demands that could wreck the agreement.

more from Economy

7

Ec

bookmark
When it comes to brain injuries, how dangerous is youth hockey?

In the News   |   October 16, 2017

- -

When Erich Isopp was a child, one of the neighbourhood fathers would flood a rink in the park across the street of his Toronto home, and he and his friends would play ice hockey until... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So

bookmark
Freed Canadian man, family have left Pakistan; possibly headed for London

In the News   |   October 13, 2017

- -

After five harrowing years, Joshua Boyle and Caitlan Coleman – and their three children born in captivity – have been freed from the grasp of Taliban-affiliated militants. Pakistani officials on Friday said they have left... read more

more from Current Events

4

Cu

bookmark
Metacognition

Research & Findings   |   October 12, 2017

- -

A few years ago, I was observing a Grade Eight class as students delivered their metacognition reports to the class. “Meta-what?” I thought. Having taught this age group at one time, I knew they could... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

bookmark
Obesity rates among children see tenfold increase in past 40 years: WHO

In the News   |   October 12, 2017

- -

The number of children worldwide who are obese has grown by more than 10 times over the past 40 years and will outnumber those who are underweight by 2022 if current trends continue, a new... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So

lesson plan

bookmark
Missing, murdered Indigenous women inquiry to ask for more time

Lesson Plans   |   October 12, 2017

- -

Renata D’Aliesio summarizes the ups and downs of the MMIWG (missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls) inquiry, including their most recent request for an extension to their mandate to deliver their report.... read more

more from Social Studies

3

So

bookmark Bull!
Bull!

Cartoons   |   October 11, 2017

- -

Although everybody else is content that Iran is living up to the terms of its nuclear arms agreement, US President Trump is threatening to torpedo it.

more from Current Events

4

Cu

bookmark
What not to wear: Ontario school board targets offensive Halloween costumes

In the News   |   October 11, 2017

- -

An Ontario school board has sent a checklist to parents before Halloween: Does your child’s costume “represent a stereotype,” such as “terrorist” or “urban ghetto dweller?” Does it involve changing the colour of their skin?... read more

more from Education

2

Ed

3

So

bookmark
Riverworld

In the News   |   October 10, 2017

- -

A sweeping survey of traditional knowledge from the Mackenzie basin reveals Canada’s largest watershed in the midst of a rapid and uncertain transformation, Ivan Semeniuk reports. At 71, Leon Andrew still travels and fishes on the vast... read more

more from Environment

5

En

bookmark What, me worry?
What, me worry?

Cartoons   |   October 10, 2017

- -

Many people see the selection of Jagmeet Singh as NDP leader as a threat to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's appeal to young voters.

more from Current Events

4

Cu

lesson plan

bookmark
New co-op programs blur the lines between academics and industry

Lesson Plans   |   October 10, 2017

- -

This article examines programs at the university level which are expanding the scope and nature of co-op experiences and experiential learning for students.... read more

more from Careers

8

Ca

bookmark
Energy East pipeline’s demise provokes bitter East-West battle over Liberal policies

In the News   |   October 6, 2017

- -

TransCanada Corp. killed its controversial $15.7-billion Energy East pipeline proposal Thursday, provoking a bitter East-West battle over the Liberal government’s energy and environment policies. In a terse statement, TransCanada said it reviewed “changed circumstances” and... read more

more from Economy

7

Ec

5

En