So guess who is Active History’s newest contributor? Me! Over the next year, I’ll be writing a few blog posts for Active History about the teaching of Canadian history. My first post went up today, and is my latest Historian’s Toolkit, focusing on the CBC Digital Archives. Here’s a sneak peak:
Anyone who has searched the internet for videos to use while teaching Canadian history has run into one big problem: the overwhelming dominance of American media online. Adding “Canadian” or “Canada” to your Google search doesn’t necessarily solve this problem. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t great Canadian videos, soundbites, and films available. You just have to know where to look for them! This post is going to focus on my favourite place for Canadian audio-visual material: the CBC.
Read the rest here!