Posts written by Kristine Collins
 

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Meet NFB Education at Connect 2014

Education

Are you planning on participating in CONNECT 2014, Canada’s National Learning and Teaching Technology Conference? Drop by our NFB Education booth while you are there. Learn about new educational content and resources available for you and your students.

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Introducing the NFB’s CAMPUS – an innovative place to learn

Education

The New Year is here and we are so excited to share some new resources with educators across Canada! To start the year off right, we’re launching CAMPUS—our latest online content offer for educators. CAMPUS provides innovative ways to incorporate NFB films in the classroom. It features new titles (more than 500 films added, in more »

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Celebrating National Media Literacy Week

Education

This week (November 7-11) is National Media Literacy Week, a week to highlight the importance of thinking critically about media. This year’s theme is Digital Citizenship. Media Literacy Week is especially relevant at the NFB because we have always believed (and our films will back this up) that thinking critically is crucial to making wise more »

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U.S. high school students get engaged with NFB films

Education

On October 6, 2011, I had the great opportunity to deliver a customized NFB Media Literacy workshop at the John F.  Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. Entitled “Film: Decoding the Message – A Film Screening and Discussion,” the workshop was offered to a group of middle and high school students, and more »

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NFB.ca in your classroom? Let us show you how!

Education

Remember when NFB projectionists used to travel from church basement to church basement, showing NFB films and newsreels? Well, we’re back, but we won’t be bringing film strips this time. Instead, we’re putting together a team of educators who will trek from city to city, town to town, to show you how you can use more »

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NFB Interactive…A rich resource for students to explore

Education

This post was written by guest blogger Carol Arcus, a former educator with the Toronto District School Board. *** Watching HIGHRISE, I am reminded of Marshall McLuhan, who warned us about the downside of the global village: “When the whole world moves in next door, everyone becomes everyone else’s nosy neighbor.” Nosiness, or fervent, enlightened more »