The Modern Instructor was an educational magazine that was published during the Second World War directed primarily towards elementary school teachers. It includes various lesson plans for each grade, with titles like "The Relation of Physical Health to Mental Health" and "The Story of the Early Explorers", as well as numerous reminders to buy Victory Loans.
Ontario's Department of Education published this guide for teachers in high schools across the province on how to better instruct students about the key events that led to the start of the Second World War, and Canada's involvement in it. The book begins by identifying the world problem of collective security, and continues through the rise of Nazism in Germany, as well as the crumbling of collective security.
During the Second World War, the University of Alberta published this letter calling on recent high school graduates to enter science or engineering programs in order to help the Canadian war effort. Financial aid was offered for those candidates, men or women, who demonstrated financial need and academic excellence.
Presented to a school in Steinbach, Manitoba, as part of the War Memorial Library of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire, this booklet told the story of Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, and South African soldiers during the First World War.
This book was issued to schools in New Brunswick as a textbook to instruct students about Canada's role in the war and their duty as Canadians to save money and materials needed for Canada's war effort. Although the armistice had been signed before this book was released, the war was technically not over until the Treaty of Versailles was signed in June of 1919.