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Social Studies: General Resources

Resources for Teaching Social Studies in Alberta

Search Curriculum Lab Collection

Go to Main Library / Summon

Curriculum Lab Subscriptions

Lesson Plan Search Sites

Black Gold Regional Schools

Authorized Resources

Alberta Education Reviews and recommends Basic Texts/Teacher Guides for each subject. Find the texts by grade using the tabs above. You can borrow these items from the Curriculum Lab. Your TA may or may not use one of the recommended programs.

Teachers are not required to use authorized resources, but they can be a helpful tool.


Quality digital resources accessible to all Alberta students, parents and schools. U of L login provided in PS 1.

Discovery Link Databases

Other Lesson Material

Critical Challenges

Critical Thinking

Alberta Assessment Consortium


First Nations, Métis and Inuit Perspectives

Primary Sources

Professional Learning

Current Events