Category Archives: Seasonal Display

Going to School During the World Wars

Most of us remember learning about World War I and World War II in school on Remembrance Day. Have you ever wondered how schools were affected during the war? The Ontario Historical Education Collection at the OISE Library has a … Continue reading

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Indigenous Story Work and Literature

This October, we are putting the spotlight on Indigenous story work and Indigenous literature! The display case on the ground floor of the OISE Library contains both traditional stories and legends from Indigenous peoples across Canada as well as contemporary … Continue reading

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Teaching Kindergarten at the Turn of the 20th Century

Kindergarten used to look very different a century ago. It follows that training to become a kindergarten teacher was also quite different! This month’s historical display looks at some of the albums of work that student kindergarten teachers produced during … Continue reading

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Indigenous Perspectives on STEM Education

This month OISE Library is recognizing Indigenous contributions to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Please come visit the OISE Library Ground Floor Display for more resources that focus on First Nations, M├ętis, and Inuit worldviews, experiences, and knowledge for STEM … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Science Education in Ontario Schools

Science Literacy Week is September 18-24, 2017! This month’s historical display takes a look at how science literacy and science education has evolved in Ontario schools through the year 2000. The earliest science textbooks in the Ontario Historical Education Collection … Continue reading

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