Resources & Links 

Teacher Resources

Bell Homestead National Historic Site
Students investigate various social, technological, and scientific themes relating to Alexander Graham Bell, his family and the late 19th century. Involvement through hands-on activities is encouraged in every program.
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Brant Museum & Archives
The Brant Museum and Archives offers educational programs and outreach kits that promote interactive learning and provide hands-on activities to aid students in exploring their heritage.
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Adelaide Hunter Hoodless National Historic Site
Through interpretation, artifacts and hands-on projects, students learn about the life and times of Adelaide Hunter Hoodless. Programs are available for all grade levels and seasonal and special exhibit programs are offered throughout the year.
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Woodland Cultural Centre
The Public Education Extension Officer is available to visit schools and other organizations to give First Nations presentations, which include a power point slide show and examine associated hands-on artifacts. The goal of this program is to provide accurate information on Eastern Woodland First Nations people and issues to teachers, students, professionals and businesses with respect to the government’s obligation to First Nations.
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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant offers a range of programs, in a variety of media, for all ages that relate to current exhibitions. Guided tours of exhibitions, programs exploring art and environmental science, and in-school workshops are also available.
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Myrtleville House Museum
Students can explore a variety of themes relating to the life of early settlers in Brantford and area.
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A wonderful opportunity to bring community resources such as museums, galleries, and individual artists directly to your school, GEMFest offers fun-filled, hands-on, curriculum based learning for your students.
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Cultural Resources

EduWeb invites you to select resources for different themes linked to curricula. The themes are tied to Canadian History, in particular to the period 1840-1945.
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Virtual Museum of Canada
The Virtual Museum of Canada features lesson plans and educational resources that have been created to help inform teachers in Canada about the wealth of resources available at the Virtual Museum of Canada. Discover a variety of lesson plans and learning resources from Canadian museums to help develop learning and classroom activities.
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Charity Village
To encourage, support and serve the 175,000 registered Canadian charities and nonprofit organizations, and the millions of professionals, staffers, volunteers, and donors who make this sector such an important part of our national fabric.
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Arts Research Monitor
Provides synopses of qualitative and quantitative research findings in the arts and culture.
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Canada Council for the Arts
Fosters the development of the arts in Canada through grants, services and awards to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations, as well as administering scholarly awards, and having under its aegis the Public Lending Right Commission and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.
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Ontario Arts Council
The province of Ontario’s primary funding body for professional arts activity and plays a vital role in promoting and assisting the development of the arts and artists for the enjoyment and benefit of Ontarians
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Smithsonian Education
This site offers some valuable suggestions for things to do before, during, and after your students’ museum or gallery visit to help to enrich the experience.
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Cultural Careers Council Ontario
Addresses human resources needs and issues and career development for all disciplines and sub-sectors in Ontario's arts and culture community and for self-employed cultural workers.
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