This guide in the "A Meeting With...." series provides resources and activity ideas for learning about important people. Today we're looking at Eliezer Sherbatov, a hockey player from Montreal who began his career in Quebec and until recently played for the Mariupol team in Ukraine.
Like many Canadian athletes, Marie-Philip Poulin, captain of the women's ice hockey team, is competing at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China. Here is a simple and modular activity that combines reading comprehension and digital creation to discover our athletes and their journey.
Karim Ouellet was a Quebec artist born in Senegal who has passed away recently. His unique musical contribution along with his texts have changed the face of Quebec's poetry. Singer, songwriter and composer, he was first noticed during the 2009 edition of Festival international de la chanson de Granby.
Upon an invitation from the National Football League (NFL), a group of Quebec engineers created a helmet that absorbs the energy generated by the impacts to redistribute it. Let's take this news to learn more about the history and culture surrounding American football, discuss the science of injury prevention in sports, and discover other inventions created by other Quebecers!
In the following activities, we learn about Mark Zuckerberg and imagine the back cover of his biography. And since we're talking about applications that are used by young and old people alike, we look at the app design process while keeping in mind the importance of an inclusive design.