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The Assembly of the Francophonie in Ontario, in order to raise awareness of Champlain's heritage in the history of the Canadian Francophonie, makes available a bank of bilingual educational resources for schools.
On November 23, the Ontario Francophonie Assembly announced the launch of a new phase in its project Champlain 1615 and Canada, or putting the Champlain 1615 educational portal.
The website hosts a rich bank of educational resources designed to teach students across the country about Samuel de Champlain's role in Canada. The home page offers access to four sections that particularly mark its passage: in Ontario, Quebec, Acadia and New England, and globally.
Francophone and Anglophone elementary and secondary schools and teachers will be able to turn to this new tool to find educational content on Champlain: images, books, magazines, audio capsules, short films, news episodes and much more. more.
The content bank, many of which are downloadable, is intended to be an educational tool both to support history, geography and French teaching programs and for any school wishing to organize an activity linked to the historical figure.
The project Champlain 1615 and Canada was set up as part of the 400e anniversary of the francophone presence in Ontario. Did you know that today there are more than 611,500 Franco-Ontarians?