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15 Sep 2014
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CURIO.CA JUST TURNED 1 – BE PART OF THE CELEBRATION!




CURIO.CA JUST TURNED 1!

WHY NOT COME ALONG FOR THE RIDE?

DID YOU KNOW THAT CURIO.CA . . .

·  Reaches over 2 million students across Canada

·  Offers more than 4,000 reports, series and documentaries

Still NOT a subscrIber? Don’t wait to join our educational community!

NEW FEATURES ON curio.ca

·  MARC records are now available, improving access to curio.ca programming in subscribed library catalogues.

·  Closed-captioning for the hearing impaired is available for all recently added programs and a selection of existing ones.

·  By popular demand, we’ve added a new option allowing teachers to select and annotate specific ...

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12 Sep 2014
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News in Review: Inside the September 2014 edition

The following news stories, with accompanying teacher resource guides, will be featured in the forthcoming edition of News in Review, available September 19, 2014:

Homegrown Terrorism

As the threat of terrorism continues throughout the world, many Canadians are also taking up extremist views. They choose to risk their lives in order to further their new beliefs. This story looks at what motivates these individuals and how many go from a middle class lifestyle to planning death and destruction.

Korean Ferry Disaster

More than 300 people were killed when a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea in April 2014 ...

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03 Sep 2014
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Moving Day for News in Review Guides

Wondering where your favourite News in Review Guide may have disappeared? As of August 22, 2014, the archive of News in Review Guides has moved to a better location. Going forward, each guide can be found under its equivalent News in Review story, just below the video. We’ve also made it easier to search for news stories and guides by subject or category. The full list of News in Review stories is available on the Channels page. News stories from the past three years are divided by year, whereas older editions have been broken down into three-year blocks.

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22 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 here.

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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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