Teachers Corner

A fun path to learning

The teachers’ section offers you games and resources to teach citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism subjects. Assign a game to students as part of a lesson or use one of the teaching ideas to make learning more fun.

You may also want to send a link to this section to your colleague, so that they too can take advantage of these fun learning tools.

Canada: A History of Refuge

Navigate through the exposition to learn more about refugees in Canada.

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Partner initiatives

The 2016 Census Teacher's Kit (from Statistics Canada)
To help students understand what the census is about, Statistics Canada developed the 2016 Census Teacher’s Kit for use in elementary, intermediate and secondary classes across the country. All activities are classroom-ready and have been reviewed to meet curriculum requirements.

The four activities contained in the kit are appropriate for many subjects, including mathematics, social studies and language studies in English or French. They also include “Next Step” ideas to connect these subject areas with concepts in the sciences and creative arts.


The 2016 Census Adult Education Kit (from Statistics Canada)
To help students understand what the census is about, Statistics Canada developed the 2016 Census Adult Education Kit for use in adult literacy and English or French as a second language classes across the country. All activities are classroom-ready and have been reviewed to meet curriculum requirements.

The kit includes five activities that provide opportunities for listening, speaking, reading and writing. Through exercises, the students will understand what the census is used for, how it’s conducted, and the role it has played in shaping the country as we know it today.


Passages Canada (from Historica Canada)
Passages Canada speakers share their stories of cultural identity, heritage and immigration online and in person with schools and community groups. Become a speaker or invite a speaker for free!


The Citizenship Challenge (from Historica Canada)
The Citizenship Challenge asks Canadians to test their national knowledge by studying for and writing a mock citizenship exam in French or English. Individuals, classrooms or community groups are invited to participate.

Prizes include:

  • an all-expenses-paid trip to Ottawa or
  • a Citizenship Celebration and
  • other great Canadian prizes!

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