David Spencer's Education Paragon is a free educational resource portal helping David Spencer's secondary school students, their parents and teaching colleagues with understanding, designing, applying and delivering assessment, curriculum, educational resources, evaluation and literacy skills accurately and effectively. This wiki features educational resources for Indigenous Aboriginal education, field trips for educators, law and justice education, music education and outdoor, environmental and experiential education. Since our web site launch on September 27, 2006, online site statistics and web rankings indicate there are currently 1,883 pages and 19,171,729 page views using 7.85 Gig of bandwidth per month. Pages are written, edited, published and hosted by Brampton, Ontario, Canada based educator David Spencer. On social media, you may find David as @DavidSpencerEdu on Twitter, as DavidSpencerdotca on Linkedin.com and DavidSpencer on Prezi. Please send your accolades, feedback and resource suggestions to David Spencer. Share on social media with the hashtag #EducationParagon. Thank you for visiting. You may contact David Spencer here.
The following culture databases are online web sites with searchable databases providing information on the culture of the respective country or region.
- "Canadian culture is a term that embodies the artistic, musical, literary, culinary, political and social elements that are representative of Canada and Canadians, to not only its own population, but also people all over the world." - Wikipedia
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/shelly-glover-cultures-new-cop/article13319750/?page=all http://www.pch.gc.ca/ http://www.canadainternational.gc.ca/france/cultural_relations_culturelles/index.aspx
- Europeana Explore millions of items from a range of Europe's leading galleries, libraries, archives and museums. Books and manuscripts, photos and paintings, television and film, sculpture and crafts, diaries and maps, sheet music and recordings, they’re all here. Europeana is the trusted source of cultural heritage brought to you by the Europeana Foundation and a large number of European cultural institutions, projects and partners.
a) Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
b) Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
c) Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
d) Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts
Some items and topics are world famous, like Isaac Newton's book about the Laws of Motion, the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, Johannes Vermeer's painting of the Girl With A Pearl Earring or objects about the Berlin Wall and family histories during World War One. Others are hidden treasures, waiting for you to discover them. Renowned names such as the British Library in London, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Louvre in Paris are featured alongside smaller organisations across Europe. Together, their assembled collections allow you to explore Europe's history from ancient times to the modern day.
Learn more about Europeana on these social media sites Europeana on Pinterst and Europeana on Twitter