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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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Barbara L Maheu

writer, The Aspen foundation for Labour Education
Barb Maheu, a social studies and drama teacher, currently develops units and lessons for the Aspen Foundation for Labour Education. She worked as an executive staff officer in professional development for the Alberta Teachers' Association. She has developed and delivered resources... Read More →

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