Grade 12 Skills
Seminars types and how-to Seminars - primary source readings
Seminars - Youtube video on empathy - includes influence on History
Seminars - If you are having trouble speaking or having your points taken seriously, watch the entire video on Body Language and how it shapes you.
Lost Art of Democratic Debate - identifying the central issue.
Higher Level Thinking Skills Questions - for better questions Solving Problems - Backwards design and other approaches by a chess master
Words on Tests - Especially Useful for Lecture Tests and Exams
Lectures and lecture notes
Research skills - includes Google Search tips Document Analysis Document Find
APPARTS Document Analysis - introduces the APPARTS system and APPARTS papers
MLA Citation - Format for citing (for this session we will use Concordia's format - it includes an excellent 'how-to', A how-to guide for deciding why you cite sources, what to cite, etc The Exercise (do "You Quote it, you note it).
APA, MLA, and Chicago - quick guide to all these styles.
Tips to save you time with your cell phone, Google, Presentations, etc.
Multiple Choice Test tips
Document Find 01 - practice Document Find 02 - more practice
Document Analysis 01 - practice Document Analysis 02 - more practice
Picture Analysis - Sifting the Past blog with pictures and interpretation
THE 7 HABITS OF HIGHLY EFFECTIVE PEOPLE BY STEPHEN COVEY - 7 minute animated video that teaches you to be more effective in your time use, group work, etc.
HISTORICAL THINKING CONCEPTS - examines the different concepts and how to do them.