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Friday, February 21 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
Forever in Blue Jeans: Teaching Ideas for Industrialization, Globalization and Collectivism

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This social studies-based session provides lessons and projects to teach industrialization, collectivism and globalization. It focuses on historical narratives, songs and experiences of various groups of immigrant women who worked at the Great Western Garment (GWG) factory. The teaching resource GWG: Piece by Piece: A Resource for Alberta Teachers Grades 9, 10 and 12 will be provided free to participants.

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avatar for Barbara L Maheu

Barbara L Maheu

writer, The Aspen foundation for Labour Education
Barb Maheu is a teacher who now develops units and lessons for the Aspen Foundation for Labour Education. Prior to this she worked as an executive staff officer at the Alberta Teachers' Association in professional development. She has developed and delivered workshops and helped to... Read More →


Friday February 21, 2020 11:30am - 12:45pm MST
Telus 101/102 Calgary Telus Convention Centre
  Social Studies, Secondary