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Young students bring forgotten stories of the Spanish flu back to life
Michelle Campbell Mekarski, PhD
Canada Science and…
Jul 5, 2019
Through her school’s award-winning history project on the Spanish Flu pandemic, 11-year-old Tyya Strutt learned a somber truth. “Most people who die in times of terrible events or peril are never remembered, especially if they are children,” says Strutt. “But this is not right."
The Spanish Flu: Honouring Canada’s lost voices through digital storytelling
Northview Heights Secondary School
Jun 10, 2019
“Coordination, Capacity-Building, and Communication.” Not only is this the title for the Northview Heights students’ award-winning digital storytelling submission for the Recovering Canada contest about the Spanish Influenza; it also describes how we worked as a classroom community to put our entire project together. The educational approach Located in North York, Ontario, Northview Heights Secondary School is a culturally and ethnically-diverse school where many students study in specialized