Teachers Tool Kit

Teachers' Tool Kit

Updated for 2017

The STEC Teachers' Tool Kit provides teachers with the resources they require to inform students about the Tourism Industry in Saskatchewan. The tool kit offers teachers lesson plans they can painlessly incorporate into their curriculum, presentations that provide an insight into Saskatchewan’s Tourism Industry and videos to pique students' interest.

The Teachers' Tool Kit is available for download from the STEC Online Learning Management System

High School

Teacher's Tool Kit High SchoolThis series of four activities is part of the STEC Teachers’ Tool Kit developed by Tourism Saskatchewan. The Tool Kit provides teachers with resources to inform students about the tourism industry in Saskatchewan. The activities are designed to be incorporated into school curricula.

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Activity 1: Tourism Careers

Each student is asked to select an occupation in the tourism industry. Examples include: cook, tour operator, hotel front desk manager, Food and beverage server, etc. The students are asked to deliver a PowerPoint presentation on the career that they have picked to present to the class.

Activity 2: Advertising

Each student is asked to pick a tourism business (eg. hotel, tour operator, museum, etc.) and create and print an advertising poster to promote the business.

Activity 3: Tourism Business Plan

A group of students is assigned to create a business plan to start a new business in one of the following categories:

  • Restaurant
  • Accommodation
  • Adventure Sport Tourism
     

Activity 4: Customer Service Interview

The students are asked to interview a professional who works in a front line customer service role. A list of suggested questions is provided to help students conduct their interviews. Students may work individually or be divided into groups. Written or video interviews may be conducted.

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Middle School

Teachers' Tool Kit Middle SchoolThis series of three activities is part of the STEC Teachers’ Tool Kit developed by Tourism Saskatchewan. The Tool Kit provides teachers with the resources to inform students about the tourism industry in Saskatchewan. The activities are designed to be incorporated into school curricula.

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Activity 1: Tourism Profile

The students are instructed to create a tourism profile of one of the following:

  • A tourism destination in Saskatchewan (e.g., Cypress Hills,
  • Prince Albert National Park, etc.)
  • A tourism experience in Saskatchewan (e.g., fishing in
  • Lake Diefenbaker, canoeing on Churchill River, etc.)
  • A tourism attraction in Saskatchewan
  • (e.g., restaurant, golf course, museum, etc.)
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Activity 2: Tourist in my town

Create a storyboard of how you would spend one day as a tourist in your own town. Students will present their storyboards to the class.

Activity 3: Map Quest

Students are asked to choose a travel destination in Saskatchewan.

Activity 4: Tourism Marketing

Students create a tourism marketing video of a town/city. Students may be divided into teams to complete the project.

Grade School

Teachers' Tool Kit Grade SchoolThis series of three activities is part of the STEC Teachers’ Tool Kit developed by Tourism Saskatchewan. The Tool Kit provides teachers with the resources they require to inform students about the tourism industry in Saskatchewan. The activities are designed to be incorporated into school curricula.

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Activity 1: The Seasons

The students identify the different seasons in Saskatchewan and list outdoor activities, indoor and outdoor sports and games that they can play or do in that season.

Activity 2: Travel Guide Search

Students are asked to use the Saskatchewan Discovery Guide to answer a series of questions.

Activity 3: Colouring Book

The colouring book allows students to demonstrate understanding that the arts are a way of expressing ideas.

Activity 4: Tourism Word Search

Students find words hidden in a grid. Three word search lists are provided, each with a higher degree of challenge.

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