Recent Blog Posts

History and Fulfillment: What I’ve Learned After Four Sessions and Thrity One Hours of Historical Transcription


For people involved with the historical process, we know just how important it is to gather information and organize it for the purposes of education, and argumentation. What is interesting however, is how we miss the key features of this information organization which make the practice itself so fulfilling and easier to conduct. 

3 Important Steps You Should Consider When Teaching a Difficult History

How do you acknowledge the human experience of genocide through a small collection of objects and photos without reducing their stories to statistics and dates? These simple but effective steps can help create a safe space for everyone to engage with loaded objects and photos in a way that reveals the multiplicity of perspectives and histories connected to each and every item.

Written by: Shawna Quigley
Date Posted: October 15, 2018

4 Reasons to Check Out University of Toronto News

by Cansu Aydemir

Date Posted: October 14th, 2018

As a person who identifies herself with journalism, luckily, I ended up with an internship at University of Toronto News. Needless to say, I am amazed by the work that they are doing. However, I have to admit that I wasn’t aware of the scope of the network before. Hence, I wanted to remind the others, who like myself have been neglecting this network, to check out the amazing stories that the team puts together. 

How to Make a Better Display

Picture By: Adrian Kawula

Picture By: Adrian Kawula

I don’t know about you, but I often find myself wondering about the way I organize things and take great care to make them display nicely. Nobody wants to display a mess or clutter for public viewing. This blog deals with exactly that; how to organize your display so that it is clean, organized and a pleasure to look at. During my internship at the Mississauga Sports Council I learned many new and interesting things (I also had to teach myself some of these things as well). However, as part of my final project I have to prepare a display on Martial Arts in Mississauga. These are the tips and rules that I followed

My Very Own Personal Handpicked Timeline: A Sneak Peak

by Bhavpreet Saini

As you may recall, a couple of months ago I had changed my approach towards the timeline, and it is now coming along wonderfully, and I am due to be finished within a week or two. But that is not why I have brought you here today. Today I would like to discuss something different, something much more interesting and fascinating: my very own personal handpicked timeline.