Social Studies Teachers Association

 

Canada's History has THREE contests
 
1. The Governor General's History Awards for Excellence in Teaching ....$2500 + $1000 for your school, trip to Ottawa for medal presentation with G.G. and a trip to Europe.....(deadline April 1st) Nominate a teacher - or apply yourself! Last year, Rebecca Fraser from Yarmouth Regional was a finalist, and in 2011 Andrew Stickings from Ecole Grosvenor Wentworth Park was a winner.
 
 
2. The Government of Canada History Award for Students...$1000... (deadline April 23) - Open to grade 10 and 11 students- Essay themes include Canada in the 20th C., Women's Suffrage, Lafontaine & Baldwin, Aboriginal & Treaty Rights and the Immigration Experience.
 
The Government of Canada History Awards
$285,000 in prizes for students and teachers! 
 
 
3. The Government of Canada History Awards for Teachers ... $2000...(deadline April 23) - Lesson plan (projects) themes include French-English Relations, Canada in the 20th C., Topics in Aboriginal History
 
 
4. Nova Scotia Map Competition  http://gans.ca/map-competition.html

Deadline March 31st

5. International History Bee and Bowl http://ihbbcanada.com/events/novascotia/

Nova Scotia Competition April 3rd, 2016