News in Review - November 2011 Coping with the Stress of Graduation

Going to school for the first time can be a nervous time for many students, but so can graduating. There are academic pressures, and financial ones, and sometimes they can be unbearable. In this News in Review story we’ll look at the class of 2011 in one Canadian school and at a new program designed to help students cope with ...
  • 2011
  • 00:15:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2011

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The Current Could Pay-What-You-Can Tuition Work in Canada?

Many Canadian students scrape together thousands of dollars in loans, grants and savings for tuition fees... and still deal with crushing debt after graduation. People who've endured it successfully might say it's a rite of passage, or a good hard lesson in money management. But the State of Oregon thinks students may benefit from different rites and different lessons. It's ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:55
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 11/25/2013

News in Review - December 2017 Crisis on Campus: Mental Health Demands Surge

There’s an increasing demand for mental health services on college and university campuses across Canada. That’s because the latest statistics show that one in five post-secondary students suffers from some kind of mental health issue. It can range from feeling overwhelmed to depression and suicidal thoughts. The number of students seeking counselling is multiplying so fast, colleges and universities are ...
  • 2017
  • 00:12:48
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/20/2017

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Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Account Configuration and Statistics

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. This Account Configuration and Statistics tutorial presents the steps on how to ...
  • 2015
  • 00:04:03
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/26/2015

Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Global Overview

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. This General Overview tutorial presents the basic tools of the platform.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:21
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/01/2015

Curio.ca Tutorials Curio.ca Tutorial: Sharing Content and Using Playlists

Curio.ca offers a wide array of original content in English and French, as well as sophisticated tools that allow you to manage and track your group’s viewing experience. Our tutorials were specially crafted to help you better navigate through the platform while discovering the more complex functionalities available to you. Playlists and content sharing are key features of your new ...
  • 2015
  • 00:02:19
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 09/23/2015

The National D-Day 70: Juno Beach Inspires Teacher

Neil Orford is one of those high school teachers you don't forget. But it is Juno Beach he wants students to remember. He is deeply committed to that place and that moment when Canadian troops landed on what will always be remembered as D-Day. "I think Juno Beach is a sacred piece of Canadian territory in another land," says the ...
  • 2014
  • 00:03:11
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/18/2014

News in Review - April 2017 Degrees of Disappointment: Is Higher Education Failing?

Young Canadians are feeling betrayed. They were told that if they went to university and got a good education they would get a secure job and a stable future. But that promise isn’t always coming true these days. Many graduates are ending up in precarious jobs with no future. Nick Purdon looks at the promise of higher education and asks ...
  • 2017
  • 00:15:41
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/20/2017

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News in Review - December 2003 Digging History

High school history class for many people was a place where textbooks were sure to be found. History was a subject that we all knew we should learn, but some students had a tough time making it stick. These days, history lessons are certainly sticking with high school students in Tillsonburg, Ontario, thanks to Robin Barker James. He’s a history ...
  • 2003
  • 00:13:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/15/2003

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The Nature of Things Down to Earth

The program examines a number of outdoor education programs, such as Hood Ecologic, an inner-city environmental group that was started by four young students and Children of the Earth, the first native school in Canada to try to integrate traditional native teachings with academic course work. Children have much to teach us about maintaining a sense of wonder and respect ...
  • 1994
  • 00:45:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013