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Canadian-American Center

New Canada Unit compiled for Massachusetts Grade 4 teachers

Betsy Arntzen, director of the Canadian-American Center’s Office of K-12 Canadian Studies outreach, has compiled a comprehensive Canada Unit for Massachusetts Grade 4 teachers, covering all the elements in the MA Frameworks. Based on high-level work created by teachers who completed previous professional development programming offered by the Canadian-American Center, she created a best-practices compilation for teachers to use in a 3-week unit expandable to 3-month unit.

Ms. Arntzen presented the unit at an afterschool workshop hosted by EDCO Collaborative in Waltham, MA, April 2, 2012.  Participants, who were Grade 4 teachers from six towns, participated by engaging in abbreviated versions of the lessons.  They received the complete unit on a CD in addition to other handouts which included maps of Canada.

www.umaine.edu/teachingcanada

Canadian-American Public Policy #77

Issue #77 of the Canadian-American Public Policy is now available for purchase!

This issue is available at the Canadian-American Center for purchase.

Visit our section on Canadian-American Public Policy for more information: click here

Canadian-American Public Policy #76

Issue #76 of the Canadian-American Public Policy is now available for purchase!

#76 is titled “In the Pipeline” or “Over a Barrel”?  Assessing Canadian Efforts To Manage U.S. Canadian Energy Interdependence by Geoffrey E. Hale

This issue is available at the Canadian-American Center for purchase.

Visit our section on Canadian-American Public Policy for more information:  CLICK HERE


Canadian-American Center Directory

  • Stephen J. Hornsby: 581-4226
  • Raymond J. Pelletier: 581-4227
  • Howard Cody:581-1869
  • Betsy Arntzen: 581-4225
  • Tina Adcock: 581-4228
  • Craig Harris: 581-4220
  • Betsy Beattie:581-1694
  • K-12 Outreach

    Contact Information

    Canadian-American Center
    154 College Avenue
    Orono, ME 04473
    Phone: (207) 581-4220 | Fax: (207) 581-4223
    The University of Maine
    Orono, Maine 04469
    207.581.1110
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