New online cultural network



    TORONTO, March 31 /CNW/ - CultureSource.ca has arrived! Curriculum
Services Canada, supported by a grant from the Canadian Culture Online
Strategy of the Department of Canadian Heritage, has assembled a wide
collection of websites in the Arts, Canadian Literature, and Canadian History,
ideal for lesson planning and in classroom use. This FREE online access point
allows teachers to collect websites and share their collections with
colleagues from all across Canada in an attempt to enhance the classroom
experience.

    Users can:
    Search by keyword from a database of over 100 CSC-evaluated resources.
Browse through titles with full descriptions and keywords to help pinpoint the
best resources for lesson plans. Collect resources and build a CultureSpace.
Share a CultureSpace and Collection with the CultureSource.ca user community.

    All websites found on CultureSource.ca have been evaluated by Curriculum
Services Canada (CSC) for consistency with curriculum, content relevance and
balance, current methodologies, bias and inclusiveness, and appropriate
format. All websites have been approved, receiving the CSC red Seal of
Quality, meaning users can rely on CultureSource.ca for learning resources
that are safe to use in the classroom.

    Curriculum Services Canada is the Pan-Canadian standards agency for
quality assurance in learning products and programs. This not-for-profit
organization offers a wide range of standards-driven services that support and
complement its core business of learning resource evaluation.




For further information:

For further information: Cristina Katipunan, Coordinator, Marketing and
Public Relations, Curriculum Services Canada, (416) 591-1576 ext. 237,
ckatipunan@curriculum.org

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