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The cover of the Public Archives 2014 Almanac Public Archives 2014 Almanac, Th, e Public Archives 2014 Almanac and Miscellany Celebrating 1864: A Look at Prince Edward Island in the Year of the Charlottetown Conference, was designed to celebrate Prince Edward Island and the historic Charlottetown...
Our Island communities have fascinating stories to tell of life in Canada's smallest province. The following guide offers some general tips as well as suggestions for sources at the Public Archives and the wider community that may be of interest to your research. , General tips, Allow plenty...
This guide outlines some useful resources for researching an historic home or building in Prince Edward Island. Each source has been annotated providing geographical areas, dates of material, and the type of information included. It includes printed materials on the styles and history of...
Prince Edward Island’s built heritage is an evocative symbol of our past. Historic churches, houses, and businesses speak to more than just the day-to-day; they give a sense of how those who came before us saw themselves, what they valued, and how they hoped to be remembered. An ever-increasing...
Recorded Information Management (RIM) is the systematic control of all recorded information regardless of media from creation or receipt to final disposition. Effective records management: supports decision making; reduces costs; meets business, legal, and accountability requirements; and ensures...
The Public Archives has plenty of material that can be used in school projects and classroom teaching. Some of these resources are highlighted below., Online exhibits, The online exhibits provide a great introduction to a variety of topics in Island history such as immigration, lighthouses, the...
The Primary Literacy Assessment (PLA) measures how well students are able to perform specific literacy skills by the end of Grade 3. You can review detailed guidelines and policies in the Primary Literacy Assessment Administration Guide ., What skills are measured in the primary literacy...
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) was started in 2000 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) . PISA is a test given to 15-year-olds every three years. It measures student performance in reading, math, and science, and provides valuable...
The Elementary Literacy Assessment (ELA) measures how well students are able to perform specific literacy skills at a key stage of learning. Students in French Immersion are assessed at the end of Grade 5; students in English programs are assessed at the end of Grade 6. You can review detailed...