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A wide range of lesson resources developed and shared by Black Gold Regional School Division.
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.
Search for student and teacher resources (videos, lesson material, games etc.) by subject and grade.
Discovery Link Databases
PebbleGo Social Studies
PebbleGO Social Studies: Use this fun and interactive database to access information about the world around you, families, community jobs, being a good citizen, world holidays, then and now, and the environment.
Gr. K-12. Over 3 000 000 copyright-friendly images.
Canada In Context
Gr. 6-12. Biography, Geography, Government, History, Literature, Science, Social Issues, Sports, and World Cultures and Religion.
Gr. 3-12. Information on countries of the world, US states and Canadian provinces
Search by Keyword or AB outcome (Standards)
Global Issues in Context
Gr. 7-12. Articles & more for critical analysis related to topics such as business and economy; environment and climate change; conflict and diplomacy; government, politics and law; health and medicine; science and technology; and society and culture.
World history in Context
Gr. 7-12: Biographies; Countries, Cultures and Civilizations; Economics; Events, Periods and Cultural Trends; Human Rights; Political Constructs, Movements and Organizations; Religions; and Wars and Conflicts.
National Geographic Kids Virtual Library
Access National Geographic Kids magazines dating back to 2009, hundreds of National Geographic Books, maps, as well as downloadable images and videos.
Gr. 6-12. Primary source material on the early history and culture of the Canadian Prairie Provinces. Information on Métis and First Nations peoples, Franco-Albertans, Alberta local history, the history of Edmonton, and Alberta Railways is included.
Gr. 7. View this event from the perspective of each of its major participants—Americans, the British, Canadians (including Canadian First Peoples), and Native Americans. Uses historic objects and images.
Over 3,000 productions that take a stand on the issues that matter most to Canadians. Discover newly released films about Canadian issues with productions available in both French and English. Be sure to check the Education tab to find more educational support. Materials labelled CAMPUS are not available unless your school has a license for them but there are hundreds of fantastic resources available not within CAMPUS.
Comprehensive support for inquiry and critical thinking in AB Social Studies. Each grade level includes multiple questions per topic. Nice source for additional resources and sample learning activities.