The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre website has many online resources available to teachers and students. Below you'll find a list of many of these resources. We encouage you to explore our entire site for tools that could assist you in your classroom.
NWT Heritage Fairs Teacher's Resources Manual
This Teacher’s Guide will outline how you can promote quality heritage–based project work in your students, especially projects which have significant personal connections.
Nationalism in the North: Exploring Land Claims and Treaties with the Historical Timeline of the Northwest Territories - A Resource for Teachers of Social Studies 20-1 and 20-2 (PDF - 4 Mb)
The Nationalism in the North Teacher’s Guide uses the new McGraw-Hill Ryerson (2008) texts (Exploring Nationalism and Understanding Nationalism) and the Oxford (2008) text (Perspectives on Nationalism) to ensure teachers have a match with what they are required to teach, while incorporating examples of nationalism from northern history by using the Historical Timeline of the Northwest Territories and other tools.
Within this section of our site, you'll find in-depth explorations on many northern historical topics. Check out the Idaa Trail virtual journey, which includes a Teacher's Guide download, the Historical Timeline of the Northwest Territories, and many other online exhibits.
Our Archival Database includes over 40,000 digital photographs from the collections of the NWT Archives, and many more records related to the holdings of the Archives. We encourage the use of the photo database as a research tool and for educational use in school projects and classroom lessons, subject to the inclusion of proper credit lines.
Similar to our photo database, the high resolution photo gallery may be used for personal research and in school projects (again, subject to the inclusion of proper credit lines). The photo gallery consists of 2000 categorized high resolution images.
The Oral Traditions Manual is a very useful tool for teachers and students interested in conducting oral history research and interviews. This detailed manual is available as a printable pdf download.