Tip of the Week: Social Studies Web Site Showdown - I was working with some secondary teachers a few weeks ago and our conversation shifted into the topics of useful websites. What sites were the best and mo...
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…to increase, throughout Canada and internationally, interest in, knowledge and critical understanding of and appreciation and respect for human cultural achievements and human behavior by establishing, maintaining and developing for research and posterity a collection of objects of historical or cultural interest, with special but not exclusive reference to Canada, and by demonstrating those achievements and behavior, the knowledge derived from them and the understanding they represent. (Dewing, 2012, p.3)
…to enhance Canadians' knowledge, understanding and appreciation of events, experiences, people and objects that reflect and have shaped Canada’s history and identity, and also to enhance their awareness of world history and cultures.(Dewing, 2012, p.3)