Residential Schools

Internet Sites

http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3 This is the official site of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, there are lots of videos and resources that can be used.

this Vimeo site contains 193 different videos put together by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

http://wherearethechildren.ca/en a site about Residential schools that includes a time line, individual stories and teacher resources.

http://www.legacyofhope.ca/about-residential-schools online resources for teachers, as well as an educational kit which can be ordered

http://www.lorimer.ca/residentialschools/residentialschoolshome  This site accompanies the book Residential Schools Righting Canada’s Wrongs gives an inside look at the book with sample spreads and also has teacher resources.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/a-history-of-residential-schools-in-canada-1.702280 FAQs on residential schools, compensation and the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

http://www.myrobust.com/websites/trcinstitution/File/pdfs/2039_T&R_map_nov2011_final.pdf map of the residential schools in Canada

http://thehealthyaboriginal.net/portfolio-item/residential-school-lost-innocence  Lost Innocence is a fictional comic book about Residential Schools.  This site has a preview copy and a teacher guide.

http://www.fnesc.ca/irsr   The Indian Residential Schools and Reconciliation Teacher Resource Guides for grades 5, 10 and 11/12 were developed by the First Nations Education Steering Committee and the First Nations Schools Association. They are our response to the call by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada for education bodies to develop age-appropriate educational materials about Indian Residential Schools.

 

Documents

residential school map

Residential Schools resource list

2039_T&R_eng_web[1]

Speakingmytruth

100-years-print

1000 conversations booklet

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I am a high school teacher for the Toronto District School Board, this site is meant for my students to have greater access to what is going on in class and to raise some topics of interest.
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