Canada’s Participation in the Korean War:
Inquiry, Historical Thinking, and Action
Learn about our shared histories and help your students build bridges across Canada and the world through these innovative Korean War inquiries developed by teachers for Canadian classrooms.The inquiries include all of the primary and secondary sources that students need to engage in the compelling questions through a series of formative tasks and include extension ideas to help students take informed action in their own school or community.
All lessons are available online in both French and English for teachers across Canada. The print book will be distributed at member association conferences in the 2023-2024 school year,
Middle years inquiry
This project would not have been possible without the generous support of our many partners including:
Our past workshops
Giving our past a future SSENC president, Rachel Collishaw and founding director, Lise Proulx attended the Association for Canadian Studies (ACS) forum on “Giving our past a future: Re-building and sharing inclusive narrative(s) for Canada” in Gatineau, Québec.” The...
Burnaby, BC —The Social Studies Educators Network of Canada (SSENC) and the Korean War Legacy Foundation (KWLF) partnered to put on two days of learning and commemorating about the Korean War for Canadian teachers in Burnaby, BC, August 2 and 3, 2023. Veterans and...
On May 5, the New Brunswick Teachers Association hosted three Council Days across the province for elementary, middle years and secondary councils. SSENC representatives Laura McCarron and Kevin Foster shared resources the SSENC resources: Canada's Participation in...
SSENC representatives gathered with Quebec teachers in Quebec city to share and learn about new teaching practices.
Social Studies teachers from across Nova Scotia gathered in Halifax to Think About It!
Teachers across the Northwest Territories gathered in Yellowknife to learn from and with each other.
October 21st, Manitoba teachers had the opportunity to meet together and explore various topics, including a SSENC presentation on our Korean War resources.
In the beautiful setting of Banff, Alberta, teachers had the opportunity to explore the theme of building bridges.