Thursday, May 10th

Period 1 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their Case Study Assignment.

Researching an individual is much different than researching a theme or a topic. We’d suggest using the following resources.

The Canadian Encyclopedia – This thorough collection of resources covers most Canadian options, but also looks at the local impact of several globally renowned individuals. It also provides links and a bibliography for easy access.

Biographi.ca – This sources provides biographies on Canadians of note. Definitely a prime source of information.

In some cases, using Google might be a good bet. Ask yourself the following questions though…

  1. Who created the information you’re using? Are they a trustworthy source? Why or why not?
  2. When was the information created? Is it out of date or premature maybe?
  3. Is there any implicit (or explicit) bias that you should take into account?

Finding the official website for Black Lives Matter, for example, will be a great place to get information about the movement, but for a balanced approach you should also use newspaper media and other analysis from reputable sources.

Period 3 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their Case Study Assignment.

Researching an individual is much different than researching a theme or a topic. We’d suggest using the following resources.

The Canadian Encyclopedia – This thorough collection of resources covers most Canadian options, but also looks at the local impact of several globally renowned individuals. It also provides links and a bibliography for easy access.

Biographi.ca – This sources provides biographies on Canadians of note. Definitely a prime source of information.

In some cases, using Google might be a good bet. Ask yourself the following questions though…

  1. Who created the information you’re using? Are they a trustworthy source? Why or why not?
  2. When was the information created? Is it out of date or premature maybe?
  3. Is there any implicit (or explicit) bias that you should take into account?

Finding the official website for Black Lives Matter, for example, will be a great place to get information about the movement, but for a balanced approach you should also use newspaper media and other analysis from reputable sources.

Period 4 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their Case Study Assignment.

Researching an individual is much different than researching a theme or a topic. We’d suggest using the following resources.

The Canadian Encyclopedia – This thorough collection of resources covers most Canadian options, but also looks at the local impact of several globally renowned individuals. It also provides links and a bibliography for easy access.

Biographi.ca – This sources provides biographies on Canadians of note. Definitely a prime source of information.

In some cases, using Google might be a good bet. Ask yourself the following questions though…

  1. Who created the information you’re using? Are they a trustworthy source? Why or why not?
  2. When was the information created? Is it out of date or premature maybe?
  3. Is there any implicit (or explicit) bias that you should take into account?

Finding the official website for Black Lives Matter, for example, will be a great place to get information about the movement, but for a balanced approach you should also use newspaper media and other analysis from reputable sources.

Wednesday May 9th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!


Period 2 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment and their Case Study.

Resources for the Debate

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Debatepedia, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Before you can access the database list, remember to indicate that you’re in Gr 9-12.

Period 3 – CHV2O

Ms. Kelso’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Debatepedia, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Before you can access the database list, remember to indicate that you’re in Gr 9-12.

Period 4 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Debatepedia, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Before you can access the database list, remember to indicate that you’re in Gr 9-12.

Wednesday, April 25th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!

Period 2 – CHV2O1

Today Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is back to work on their YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course. You can find the link for the resources you were shown HERE.

Period 3 – CHV2O1

Today Ms. Kelso’s class is back to work on their YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course. You can find the link for the resources you were shown HERE.

Period 4 – CHV2O1

Today Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is back to work on their YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course. You can find the link for the resources you were shown HERE.

 

Friday, April 20th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!

Period 1 – CHV2O1

Today Ms. Berdichevsky’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.


Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

Period 2 – ENG3C

Ms. Muzzi’s Grade 11 College Level English class is coming in to work on their next journal based on their ISU novel. Remember to install the printer using the Monitor tabs.

 

Period 3 – CHV2O1

Today Ms.  Berdichevky’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.

Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

 

Period 4 CHV2O1

Today Ms.  Kelso’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.

Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

Tuesday, February 27th

Period 2 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The Canadian Student Debating Federation has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Research Aides, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Period 3 – CHV2O

Ms. Kelso’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The Canadian Student Debating Federation has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Research Aides, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Period 2 – CHV2O

Ms. Berdichevsky’s class is coming in to work on their debate assignment.

The Canadian Student Debating Federation has a great resource designed for students who are performing in a debate. If only we could find some students who were going to be in a debate…. Make sure you use their Research Aides, which are quite useful.

Here are some other very useful resources you can pick up at the Laurier Virtual Library.

Resources for the CHV2O Included are the Virtual Library Catalogue, the Canadian Points of View, Global Issues in Context and the Advanced Placement Source.

Tuesday, February 6th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!

Period 1 – CHV2O1

Today Ms. Berdichevsky’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.


Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

Period 3 – CHV2O1

Today Ms.  Berdichevky’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.

Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

 

Period 4 CHV2O1

Today Ms.  Kelso’s class will be introduced to the YPI project, one of the most important components of the Civics course.

Pre-YPI Student Surveys are an important part of the process for all schools. Here is the link for you to use at the start of your engagement with YPI: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ypipre2017-2018

The Youth and Philanthropy Initiative has created a thorough website, supporting everyone involved in the process. That wesbite can be found here at goypi.org

After exploring the website, group members should consider what kind of social cause they would like to explore before deciding upon a charity.

Helpful Links

Community Knowledge Centre is a very easy-to-use way to find charities in different parts of the city.

Charity Village also has some resources, but as the listings are province-wide, you’ll need to do more digging.

Volunteer Services Toronto has a great list of charities in the 416 too.

The Ontario School Library Association has a great social activism primer that can be found HERE.

You want yet another list of charities? Of course you do! 211 Toronto has another amazing list of charities here.

Revenue Canada has a list of all officially recognized charities. For a charity to be eligible, it needs to be on this list.

YPI has a great page providing for advice on how to create great presentations. It’s good advice for this presentation, as well as others you’ll work on later on in your academic careers.

Tuesday, November 14th

Curated Resources for Classes in the Library Today

Welcome to the Library!

Period 1 – 

 

Period 2 –

 

Period 3 and 4– GPP3O1-12/11

Ms. Magson and Ms. Alexander’s PEER Leadership class will be back in the Library working on their Lit Review.

When we last saw you in Mid-October, you had just worked on selecting your research topics and we went through different sources for your research. Some of those sources hopefully included….

 

The Virtual Library’s Educator Resources  are used by Teachers when they need to do related research in the field of education. Seems like a solid place to go….. Use the different databases found here and be sure to keep a record of each source as it’ll make citation far easier.

 

The Advanced Placement Source also provides elite-level access to a high-achieving academic database. With access to thousands of peer-reviewed journals and other academically viable sources of research, the AP Source should be used heavily in your research. Passwords for the AP Source can be found in your Student Agenda or on the Learnmarks provided to Homeforms in September.

  • Passwords can be found in your student agenda or on the Learnmarks provided to your Homeform in September.

Citation

For this assignment, you will be using the APA school of citation. Remember that includes in-text citation and a References page at the end of the essay. We’ll go

The file discussed with the class for easy access can be found here The APA Working File.

Remember to look to OWL @ Purdue for other questions that arise about citation. It’s where Mr. Kosowan or Ms. Vilicic go when we’re looking for information about citation.