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Archive for January, 2017

Western History at a Grain Academy & Museum is a good fit for social studies

Monday, January 30th, 2017

First Nations people and bison, also known as buffalo, roamed Alberta’s prairies freely until the late 1800s when immigrants from Eastern Canada, United States and Europe began to file homesteads and populate the Canadian prairies.  Learn of their hardships, the importance of community and the establishment of towns and villages.  It is an intriguing story…. Read More →

Learn from the past at Fort Calgary

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

At Fort Calgary, our fun, interactive, facilitator-led programs encourage inquiry-based learning and critical thinking about history. We offer programs for students in kindergarten to grade six, as well as in-classroom resource kits for students at all levels. All hands-on programs presented at Fort Calgary’s Interpretive Museum and Learning Centre are linked directly to the Social… Read More →

50 years of powerful educational programs at the Glenbow Museum

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

At Glenbow we are very proud of our role as a key learning institution in Calgary. For 50 years, the museum has provided powerful education programs to Calgarians – programs that encourage creativity, critical thinking and social engagement. Today, Glenbow’s school programs are designed to connect the Alberta curriculum to hands-on experiences that make art,… Read More →

Watch for Jurassic Bark! a new production by Evergreen Theatre

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Jurassic Bark by Meg Braem Rex is a stray dog who has a hard time sharing his things. Polly is a paleontologist who spends her time digging in the dirt. When these two strangers come across a huge, mysterious bone deep in the ground, will they be able to work together to discover where it… Read More →

Since 1981, Foothills Brass has reached close to one million students!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Foothills Brass tours to schools across North America, helping to build future generations of music listeners, lovers and performers. In the Building Blocks of Music program we show kids how music is put together! Step-by-step we create songs using the building-blocks of Tone, Rhythm, Melody and Harmony. Then we highlight how these building blocks are used in other great… Read More →