#saskedchat July 16th

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Our topic for the July 16th #saskedchat was Connecting students with the world. Participants shared strategies, ideas and resource links as they discussed the importance of connecting events in the world with students in the classroom. There were some great ideas for engaging and empowering students to examine world events and situations in a meaningful way within the classroom.
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Participants shared  a number of excellent resources including:
Elections Canada – Voting with students
LesPlan – great resources with current events from around the world
Check out the archive for some great classroom suggestions. Be sure to connect and share with #saskedchat if you have any resources or ideas for the topic of Connecting students with the world.
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