Curricular Connections

In response to school closures during COVID-19, we are offering all our curricular materials for free through Google Classroom. Teachers and parents, feel free to use any of our interactive modules, thought-provoking questions, and creative projects with your students and teenagers! Our Google Classroom code is exc2xll.


Equity Studies

What does democracy look like? How can I effectively advocate for myself and others? How can I contribute to meaningful social change in my community and in a globalized world? Students will grapple with these complex questions and engage with social justice and equity concepts in all of our ‘Action’ modules. Students will explore methods of personal and collective action for social change. With practical outcomes, students will leave these workshops with a basic understanding of the tools and skills required for advocacy work.

These modules address the following Overall Learning Expectations for the following Equity Studies courses within the Ontario curriculum:

World Cultures 12

Concept of Culture – B1, B2,

Cultural Expressions – C2, C3

Critical Cultural Issues – D1, D2

Equity and Social Justice: From Theory to Practise 12

B. Understanding Social Construction – B1, B2, B3.

C. Addressing Equity and Social Justice Issues – C1, C2, C3.

D. Personal and Social Action – D1, D2, D3


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English

All of our workshops, specifically our Research Series or our Dialogue Series focus on strengthening communication skills, including opportunities to learn how to present to diverse audiences, effectively and respectfully engage in discussion and debate, analyze and decode media sources, and write to persuade others.

These modules address the following Overall Learning Expectations for English 9-12 courses within the Ontario curriculum:

Oral Communication (Listening, Communicating and Reflecting)

Reading (Constructing meaning from text)

Writing (Developing content for an intended purpose and audience)

Media (Decoding media sources and creating media texts for an intended purpose and audience)


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Family Studies 

Why is language important? What is my communication style and preference? How can I create more meaningful relationships with others and become a better active listener? Students will develop the skills and knowledge to answer these questions in our ‘Dialogue’ Series. A key part of resolving conflict and creating peace is learning how to listen and communicate with empathy.

These modules address the following Overall Learning Expectations for the following Family Studies courses within the Ontario curriculum:

Exploring Family Studies 9-10

B. Self and Others – B2

C. Daily Living Skills – C1, C3

D. Exercising Responsibility – D1, D3

Dynamics of Human Relationships 11

B. Personal Growth and Development – B1, B2, B3

C. Healthy Relationships – C1, C2, C3, C4

D. Rights and Responsibilities – D1, D2

E. Interpersonal Skills – E2, E3, E4

Personal Life Management 12

B. Self and Others – B3

Families in Canada 12

C. Impact of Norms, Rules and Institutions – C

D. Trends Issues and Challenges – D1, D2


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Canadian and World Studies

What does peace look like? Is peace possible in our world today? What is my role in the peace process? What does it mean to be a global citizen? How can I activate my own citizenship? There are many relevant workshops in our catalogue that connect to the Canadian and World Studies curriculum. In our ‘Action’ Series, students will learn about the importance of civic awareness and engagement. In our ‘Peace and Conflict’ Series, students will explore the meaning of peace and conflict. These modules will use Canadian and world issues to discuss the causes of conflict and the approaches to fostering a more peaceful world.

These modules address the following Overall Learning Expectations for the following Canadian and World Studies courses within the Ontario curriculum:

Civics and Citizenship 10

A. Political Inquiry and Skill Development – A1, A2

B. Civic Awareness – B1, B3

C. Civic Engagement and Action – C1, C2, C3

Understanding Canadian Law 11

C. Rights and Freedoms – C1, C2, C3, C4

Canadian and International Law 12

C. Rights and Freedoms – C1, C2, C3, C4

D. Conflict and Cooperation – D3

Politics in Action: Making Change 11

B. Foundations of Political Engagement – B1, B2, B3

C. Policy, Politics and Democratic Change – C1, C3

D. Personal Action on a Political Issue – D1, D2 ,D3

Canadian and International Politics 12

B. Foundations of Political Engagement – B1, B2, B3

C. Government Action: Can and Int’l Politics – C2, C3

E. Rights and Power – E1, E3

World Issues 12

B. Spatial Organization: Relationships and Disparities – B2

C. Sustainability and Stewardship – C1, C3

D. Interactions and Interdependence: Globalization – D1, D2, D3

E. Social Change and Quality of Life – E1, E2, E3


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Social Sciences 

Why does prejudice, systemic injustice and inequities exist? What causes societal and cultural change? Students will explore social patterns and social change in a global world in our ‘Action’ Series and ‘Peace and Conflict’ Series.

These modules address the following Overall Learning Expectations for the following Social Science courses within the Ontario curriculum:

Challenge and Change 12

B. Social Change – B2,B1

C. Social Patterns – C1, C2, C3

D. Global Social Challenges – D1, D2, D3

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology and Sociology 11

Sociology – D2, D3


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