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Brightspark Exclusive: Escape the Port: City of Symbols

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Sep 21, 2018 9:32:10 AM


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Topics: Brightspark, brightspark exclusives, student educational tours, student tour, Tour Leaders, Montreal, Montreal tour

Brightspark Exclusive: La Chasse: The Hunt For Champlain’s Remains

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Sep 21, 2018 9:26:06 AM


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Topics: Brightspark, brightspark exclusives, history, class trip, student tour, Tour Leaders, student travel, Quebec City, Quebec City tour

Brightspark Exclusive: Urban Caching

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Sep 20, 2018 5:18:01 PM


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Topics: Brightspark, brightspark exclusives, urban caching, geocaching, Ottawa Trip, student educational tours, Tour Leaders, Ottawa

7 Quick Facts About D-Day

Posted by Seana Stevenson on May 25, 2018 8:29:40 AM

This year marks the 74th anniversary of D-Day, an important battle that changed the course of history. This secret operation by the Allied Forces included Canada, the United States and Britain, and saw the Allies gain important ground that would eventually lead to the end of the Second World War. 

Canadian soldiers played a big role in D-Day, storming Juno Beach and helping to secure the Normandy beachhead for the Allies. While D-Day is a well known operation, we have complied seven facts that you and your students may not know. 

Did you know:

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Topics: student educational tours, history, d-day, second world war

Dance Programs for 2019

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Apr 26, 2018 2:58:55 PM

Do you need a change in routine for 2019?

Watch as your students perform in front of thousands on Main Street U.S.A., experience the joy on their faces as they dance under the bright lights of Times Square or create a customized dance tour with top industry professionals in New York or Los Angeles. 

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Topics: dance tours, student tour, Disney, Orlando, dance

Celebrate Black History Month With Your Class

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Feb 2, 2018 4:37:32 PM

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Topics: black history month, education, history, Women In History


Posted by Seana Stevenson on Jan 28, 2018 12:55:27 PM


“One small crack does not mean that you are broken, it means that you were put to the test and you didn’t fall apart.” –Linda Poindexter

Mental health awareness is a difficult but important discussion to have in the classroom. 1 in 5 young people in Ontario suffer from some form of mental health problem, and 5 out of those 6 kids will not receive the treatment they need. source

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Topics: mental health awareness, bell lets talk day

Winter Packing List

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Jan 15, 2018 11:44:01 AM

Winter Packing List

Do you want to meet a snowman? Explore an Ice Palace? Skate down a canal? Take your students out of the classroom and into a winter wonderland for an adventure of a lifetime.

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Topics: winter packing list, student travel, student tour

Bully Awareness & Prevention Week - 6 Videos to Watch in the Classroom

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Nov 19, 2017 7:17:00 AM

We understand that bullying can be difficult to bring up in the classroom, and with Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week starting today, we wanted to give you some resources that will help make this important conversation a little bit easier. 

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Topics: bully awareness week, anti-bullying, pink shirt day

Celebrate Women's HERstory Month

Posted by Seana Stevenson on Oct 24, 2017 2:52:50 PM

HERstory student educational tour

Every October we get together to celebrate the courageous women who helped shape our country. Throughout the years Historica Canada has created Heritage Minutes that showcase the impact women have had on our society. These strong women stood up, fought for what they believed in, and claimed their place in history.

Share this list with your students, and let us know how you are celebrating women’s HERstory month.

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Topics: HERstory, Historica Canada, Heritage Minutes, Women In History