An Edu-Kit: Canada Through Artefacts
This course introduces participants to an education-kit style program. What is an education kit? How is it useful for students of all ages? Come find out!
Participants will be lead through the program, learning about Canadian history in a fun and thought-provoking way. Following the program, participants will learn how an edu-Kit is created. There will be ample time given for group discussions and questions. Emphasis will be placed on the effects of different kinds of relationships throughout Canadian history (especially between Indigenous peoples and Europeans). Each participant will leave with a better understanding of Canadian history as well as the Alberta Education curriculum.
Available as a public access course
This course is a non-credit public access course. Public access non-credit courses are offered at a reduced rate, and you do not need to be a King's student to register.
Khalehla is a graduate of The King’s University (BA ’16). An active historian, her interests include Albertan/Canadian history, some British history (especially Victorian), and knowledge of both World Wars. She is often found tutoring or teaching others about history. She has worked at the Galloway Station Museum and Travel Centre in Edson and the Fort Heritage Precinct in Fort Saskatchewan. Khalehla is also an avid reader, a musician (playing the clarinet and singing), and an author. Her book King Coal is being published and available for release Fall 2017.
The Grade Seven Edu-Kit Program was created by her to fill a gap in social studies programming: that of special programs outside of the elementary curriculum. Her edu-Kit Program has been well received by educators throughout Edmonton. She hopes to soon be able to offer the program outside city limits to other junior high Schools.