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20 Aug 2014
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MARC records now available for Curio.ca content

We’re pleased to announce that MARC records are now available on Curio.ca. Going forward, MARC records will be included for all newly-added programming as well as a selection of legacy programs. This new feature will allow Curio.ca programming to become more readily accessible via library catalogues nationwide. The records can be downloaded individually at the bottom of each program description, below the Subjects line. The full list of available MARC files is updated daily at 8 a.m. and is available via the following link: https://s3.amazonaws.com/curiodata/curio-data.mrc

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04 Jun 2014
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NIR Jan 2006 - Aids in Africa: Despair and Denial

In December, the United Nations reported that more than three million people died of AIDS in 2005. They died in countries all over the world. But most of them died in sub-Saharan Africa, the region hardest hit by the HIV/AIDS epidemic. In this News in Review story, journalist Sorious Samura travels to Zambia to find out why so many are dying and why so many continue to get infected.

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04 Jun 2014
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NIR Apr 2014 - Full guide

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13 May 2014
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How to use video EFFECTIVELY in the classroom

How to use video EFFECTIVELY in the classroom

Students today are always “plugged-in” to television and media, which is why when teachers use technology in the classroom it piques student interest. Using a video is a simple way to integrate technology into the classroom. Utilizing video in the classroom does not mean you are putting your classroom on auto-pilot. Some teachers shy away from using video because they do not know how to incorporate it effectively into a lesson, or fear they will not choose a video applicable enough to their topic. But you can overcome these fears by discovering how to prepare and implement productive lessons using ...

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02 May 2014
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Celebrate International Jazz Day, April 30!

Celebrate International Jazz Day, April 30!

Watch the web documentary Burgundy Jazz - http://jazzpetitebourgognedoc.radio-canada.ca/en – and download this SAMPLE lesson plan. Ignite your students' imaginations as they compose their own musical scores!

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02 May 2014
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NIR Apr 2014 - The Economic Benefits of Hiring Disabled Employees

Entering the workforce has often been a struggle for people with disabilities. In recent times, however, more employers have been realizing the tremendous potential of this sometimes marginalized group.

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02 May 2014
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NIR Apr 2014 - North Korea: The Unknown Nation

North Korea is an isolated communist nation seeking to become a nuclear power. It is also a potential threat to world peace. The country has been run by a series of hereditary successors for decades. Its latest leader, Kim Jong-un, is a relative unknown to the outside world. Now the United Nations wants him to pay for his countries history of human rights atrocities.

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02 May 2014
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NIR Apr 2014 - Kids & Technology: The Dark Side of the Wired World

This story takes a look at technology and its impact on young people. Many people believe that constant access to wired devices has changed the experience of growing up — not to mention the role technology plays in academic cheating.

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02 May 2014
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NIR Apr 2014 - Synthetic Identity Fraud: Costing Consumers Billions

It looks like a victimless crime — because the people involved don't exist! — but in the end it costs Canadian consumers billions of dollars in false insurance claims, police investigations and money that just disappears without a trace! It's called synthetic identity fraud and you'll never believe how complicated it is to track.

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02 May 2014
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NIR Mar 2014 - Full guide

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