Online supplement

Online supplement

Actions Make a Difference: Grades 1/2

This online collection of resources complements the print teacher’s guide, Actions Make a Difference: Grades 1/2.

General support

Teacher video: Our school-wide program made a difference

Illustrated with classroom footage, a primary teacher and principal from Woodbank Elementary describe the positive effects on student social responsibility that resulted from their school-wide use of the Our Hidden Heroes program. (3:21 minutes)

Student video: ImagineAction K-4

Working with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, TC² has developed English and French versions of a video for youth from kindergarten to grade 4 that offers inspirational examples of social action undertaken by youth at this age (3:23 minutes)

Social Action Projects: Making a Difference K-4

Working with the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, TC² has developed a bilingual booklet outlining a framework for social action targeted for youth from kindergarten to grade 4. The booklet provides a thumbnail summary of the steps for preparing students to thoughtfully plan and implement a social action project.

Additional hidden hero stories

At the back of the teacher’s guide are print copies of 5 additional stories of hidden heroes suitable for grade 1/2 students. Below are video versions of these stories intended for student viewing. The teacher’s guide contains ideas for using these videos.

Bill Boagy

(2:57 minutes)

Dale Dawes

(2:56 minutes)

Megan Humphrey

(3:12 minutes)

Ocean Chandler

(3:14 minutes)

Paul & Catherine Bezooyen

(3:07 minutes)