In support of United Nations:
“International Decade for People of African Descent”. (2015-2024)
The Underground Railroad (Gr. 2-8)
“In my 35 years of teaching, this was the best presentation I have ever seen!” (Briarcrest School, Toronto)
Travelling along the secret network of routes, students will vicariously assume the role of a freedom seeker. They will learn about life on a plantation; unique methods of escape; and the life and times of Harriet Tubman and others. Students will come away with a better understanding of the determination, inner strength and enduring spirit of those of African heritage.
Grades 6-12 (Adapted)
Curriculum Connections: History, Social Sciences, Character Ed, Virtues, Religion
Black History: An Ancestral Journey (Gr. 5-12 – Adapted)
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“I have never seen my students so empowered!” – (Sir William Gage Middle School, Brampton)
“Thank you, thank you! The students were enthralled! The message was delivered in such a fascinating storytelling version.”- (St. John Chrysostom CES, Newmarket)
“You delivered a powerful presentation that had the students caught up in rapt attention from beginning to end. There were so many aspects of your presentation which were unique, well thought out, and beautifully conveyed.” – (West Humber C.I., Toronto)
Re-trace our family’s roots, as we embark on a historic journey, from the heart of Africa to the new world. Undertake the Middle Passage. Discover life on a plantation. Follow the freedom route to Canada (The Promised Land). This presentation will highlight the determination, inner strength and enduring spirit of those of African heritage.
TOLD FROM AN AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE.
Grades: 5-12 (Adapted)
Curriculum Connections: History, Social Studies, Geography, Social Studies, Humanities, World Issues, Character Ed, Virtues
Black History: March To Justice (Gr. 6-12 Adapted)
“Your presentation was awesome! You were able to sum up in one hour, what would have taken four years of university history.” – (St. Joseph’s CES, Acton)
We begin during the last days of slavery and move toward contemporary times. From the United States to Canada; from the foot soldiers to yesterday to those of today. Powerful visuals and riveting stories will help students better understand Canada’s history, experiences and social condition, on a journey toward equality for all!
Grades 2 to 8
Curriculum Connections: Black History, Social Studies, Character Ed, Catholic Virtues
Ancient Egypt (Early Societies)
“The students thoroughly enjoyed their trip to ancient Egypt.”
– (Ingleborough School, Brampton)
Join Loretta on an exciting journey to Egypt. Learn about ancient Egyptian peoples and their mysterious and fascinating history. Discover their advanced inventions and technology; importance of pyramids, rituals, religion, Gods, animals, astronomy and more. Compare similarities and differences with other ancient cultures and civilizations.
Great for Early Societies or African Heritage / Black History initiatives!
Grades 3 to 8
Curriculum Connections: Social Studies, Science, Geography, Environmental Studies
WW1 – We Remember(Canadian History / Black History)
Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice and end of World War One – with special attention to the #2 Construction Battalion – Canada’s first and only all black military unit in Canadian history.
Grades 3-12 (Adapted)
Curriculum Connections: History, Black History, Social Justice
Your presentation was great and very well received by everyone. I think that the kids came away with a much better understanding and appreciation for the significance of Black History Month!
-Sacred Heart, Brampton