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April 2011 : Newsletters~Canadian


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Donna Ward Northwoods Press
Prime Ministers Notebook Bundle
Our favourite Prime Ministers resources and now a notebook to go with it bundled together for savings.

Prime Ministers of Canada Notebook for use with Kids Book of Prime Ministers.
Download ebook today for only $4.99.

This resource is our No. 1 pick for teaching about our Parliament to middle and upper grades.

 
 
 
“Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life.” 
 - Henry L. Doherty



 
 
 
Current events offer great learning opportunities. Here is some help for you to Seize the Day!

Conferences are our main focus in the next few months. We hope to see you at our booth.

Canada is going into elections! It is a great moment to learn.

Resources here for:
Simulated Election

See also: 
Guide to Canadian Parliament
 
Great Online Resource
Blank maps of political regions and more. Read of the history of voting and our electoral system. You'll bookmark this one!

More: See Student Vote below

Earthquake

Results of the Tsunami, Japan, 2011.
Looking at the tsunami in Japan offers you the opportunity to talk about geography, science, world culture, & humanitarian care.
 
Here are some sites to help you.
*Pray for Japan
*Donate: Does your church have missionaries in Japan? Research before you donate. Help children make wise decisions. We have chosen SEND International (Canada) whose work is with Christian Relief, Assistance, Support and Hope (CRASH)Japan.
April Conferences
We had a great time in Manitoba! Thank-you to all those who stopped by our table. We are in OntarioAlberta, and British Columbia this month and we're back in Ontario in the beginning of May.Please say "hi" and take a better look at our revised curriculum.

 
 
Student Vote
Mock elections are ideal for a homeschool co-op.
Learning resouces for the upcoming election availabe at Student Vote. Home educators can register and receive resources by calling Student Vote at 1-866-488-8775. Along with election information, you will receive information on candidates in your riding, so know your riding before you call.
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