Vancouver Heritage Foundation has developed a Heritage Study Guide and also offers grants for books and field trips. Our goals for this program include:
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This 28-page document provides context and an overview to VHF’s online resources, approach to heritage places and local history, and includes direct links to excellent online resources and teaching guides created by local organizations and individuals around cultural heritage and history, place-based learning and more!
2021 Professional Development Opportunities
Cultural Connections and Place Based Learning: Perspectives on Heritage Places and Local History
Monday, April 26th from 9am – 3pm, $30
VHF is offering a full day Pro-D Day for educators around Cultural Connections featuring resources and speakers on the following histories: Musqueam First Nation, Chinese-Canadian, Japanese-Canadian, Filipino-Canadian, and African-Canadian, and Vancouver civic history.
For more information, contact email@example.com
2020-2021 SCHOOL GRANTS OPEN!
Apply for a School Grant: Virtual Field Trip or Book Box
If you are a teacher or affiliated with an educational institution in Vancouver (priority is given to Vancouver School Board public schools), you can apply for one of two available grants for 2020-2021. Maximum value of each grant $150. Multiple educators from the same school can apply for collaborative lessons or field trips.
1) A selection of Vancouver-based books or
2) A virtual field trip (local museums or archives, guest speakers), or in-person field trips if able to
One application per teacher per year.
Priority will be given to teachers and schools who have not received a grant previously.
Feedback is required from applicants which will help shape the Heritage Study Guide and provide valuable insight for educators.
Application Form HERE.
VANCOUVER HERITAGE FOUNDATION RESOURCES
Places That Matter Community History Resource (100+ places in Vancouver, nominated and selected by the public. Blue oval plaques mark many sites and the website sources history, stories, videos and images)
Heritage Site Finder Interactive Map (over 2200 sites on the City’s heritage register, individual history, architectural details, images, and stories)
Research Guide (coming soon)
Vancouver House Styles (Coast Salish Plank House to current styles)
Printable PDF’s of a selection of Vancouver House Styles drawings of a selection of Vancouver House Styles drawings
VHF Youtube Channel: features virtual walking tour, evening lectures, shorts and a documentary on diverse heritage and history in Vancouver. Please inquire for access to “teacher only” materials.
SELECT DIVERSE LOCAL HERITAGE RESOURCES (ALSO IN THE STUDY GUIDE)