“Internment and Redress: The Story of Japanese Canadians”, is a resource book for teachers of the intermediate grades, aimed at meeting the prescribed learning outcomes of social studies 5 and aspects of social responsibility. “Internment and Redress: The Japanese Canadian Experience”, is a resource guide for teachers of Social Studies 11. The primary purpose of this project was to bring together new and experienced social studies teachers for professional development through involvement in the development of new curriculum materials, assessment strategies, field testing and by training other teachers at district and provincial workshops. Another important aspect in teacher development was the interaction with members of the Japanese Canadian community who shared their lived experiences, with the Japanese Canadian National Museum, with historians and other academics.
The goals of the resource books are:
At the intermediate level, the lessons focus on process and the development of critical thinking skills. At the secondary level, students must apply their critical thinking skills in reaching the goals of the social studies programme.
To order your copies, please contact:
The Japanese Canadian National Museum
Also Available through the museum:
Resource Guides Links
Sample lessons and resource guide excerpts can be downloaded from the Teachers' Area, Download Samples section, which can be found here.
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