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Upcoming Events

The Battle of Vimy Ridge: 100 Years Later

Apr 6, 2017 - 12:00 PM-13:00 PM (Eastern)

On April 6th,from 10:00-11:00 Mountain/12:00-1:00 Eastern, join 10,000 students from BC to St John, Ottawa to Nunavut as we go LIVE to Vimy Ridge in France to commemorate this seminal moment in Canada's history. In collaboration with the... more


Resistance Visual Art: LIVE from the Middle East

Apr 19, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


Poetry of Witness

May 10, 2017 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This virtual Poetry Slam will connect students with several young poets from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East as well as with experts in the field. We will look at how poetry has been used in both the past and the... more


Art and World Environment Day

Jun 2, 2017 - 12:00 PM-13:30 PM (Eastern)

Join schools and researchers from across North America as they discuss effects of Climate Change on their regions and around the globe and what can be done to reduce its impact. Students will have access to an interactive webpage, where... more


Past Events

Resistance Art: Art – LIVE from the Middle East

Nov 30, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

This exciting video-conference will connect students with several young artists from a variety of conflict settings in the Middle East to discuss the significance of resistance art in the context of conflict. We will explore how the... more


Trump or Triumph: Walls Around the World

Nov 29, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

Our Walls video-conference is a great lead-in activity to our Resistance Art: Visual Art event on November 30. We will explore the many walls that exist around the world from the West Bank of Israel & Palestine to the city of Prague and... more


The Plight of Liberalism: From Ancient Greece to Trump's America

Nov 24, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

This half-day conference will host four 40 minute sessions throughout the morning, examining multiple perspectives on Liberalism: its success/failure around the world, and interpretation in modern cultures/media. Topics that will be... more


Polar Bear: LIVE from the Canadian Arctic

Nov 7, 2016 - 11:30 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

Connect your classroom directly to the Canadian Arctic, LIVE from the backyard of our Polar Bears. In video conferences and webcasts, hosted inside the Polar Bears International mobile Research Station, we will be connecting with schools... more


LIVE from COP22: Marrakech, Morocco

Nov 3, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:00 PM (Eastern)

This two-part event, on November 3rd and November 17th, will be held in conjunction with the UN Conference of the Parties on climate change. The conference will examine the complex nature of climate change, connect students with... more


Child Soldiers: Caught up in Conflict

Oct 27, 2016 - 11:00 AM-12:30 PM (Eastern)

The use of children as soldiers has been universally condemned as abhorrent and unacceptable. Yet, over the last ten years, hundreds of thousands of children have fought and died in conflicts around the world. This video-conference will... more


DeforestACTION

Oct 27, 2016 - 13:00 PM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

DeforestACTION provides an array of educational resources that help students engage in meaningful, global collaborative problem-solving by exploring the global issue of deforestation. As one of the world’s largest global movements of... more


Global Dignity Day

Oct 12, 2016 - 11:00 AM-13:15 PM (Eastern)

Global Dignity Day honours our interconnectedness and the intrinsic value of each individual. During this event, thousands of students from schools across Canada and around the world will be coming together live to share personal stories... more


International Day of the Girl Child

Oct 11, 2016 - 11:00 AM-14:00 PM (Eastern)

The designation of October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child is, according to the United Nations, a day meant to focus "attention on the need to address the challenges girls face and to promote girls’ empowerment and the... more


Climate Change in Your Backyard and Around the Globe

Jun 2, 2016 - 11:00 AM-24:30 PM (Eastern)

Join schools and researchers from across North America as they discuss effects of Climate Change on their regions and around the globe and what can be done to reduce its impact. Students will have access to an interactive webpage, where... more


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