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Blog Action Day | Upcoming Edublog Challenge (4)


United Nations Convention on the rights of the child – poster

Human Rights Continue reading

How To Add A 2014 Student Blogging Challenge Badge To Your WordPress Blog

student blogging challengeLike this badge? Now that you’ve signed up for the 2014 Student Blogging Challenge you’re entitled (not obligated) to post this beautiful badge in your sidebar.

Mrs. W. has already provided the  badge and general  instructions  but you can also follow these instructions below:

1. Go to your dashboard, then appearances and widgets.

2. Drag a text widget into your sidebar. Continue reading

Start Talking | Edublog Challenge 2

 This week our Edublog challenge is to talk  with other students.

Two ways to do this are:

1. Leave comments on other blogs.

2. Blog about other blogs.

Just to get you started, here’s a list of 11 year old bloggers from around the world.

Green = blogs we have visited so far Continue reading

The Money Makers | Les Faiseurs d’argent

During our study of the Charter of Childrens’ Rights, Quebec in the early 1900s, and finally our reading of the novel Iqbal, we’ve been looking at child labour at home and around the world. We’ve looked at it through the eyes of historians, social activists and novelists.

Another way to look at the issue of child labour is through the eyes of an artist. One type of artist is the political cartoonist. What you see below is a an example of a political cartoon which comes from a Quebec magazine from over 100 years ago!

What does this image tell you about child labour in Quebec in 1912? Continue reading