Meet our dynamic contest winner! Many talented students participated in the Canada Day Challenge, and you can hear all about Sarah’s experience. Maybe you should enter next year, too. Spread the word!
Posts written by Guest Post
Learn more about the NFB’s Holocaust educational materials, including downloadable Virtual Classrooms and a variety of films, teaching guides, and apps that can help educators stimulate learning and discussion about the Holocaust.
Want to know more about how and why Canadian film culture came to be the way it is? Go straight to the source in our new interactive web doc! Interviews with poets, dreamers, and pioneers reveal the history of the NFB… and maybe even a bit about what movies mean to Canadians today.
The NFB’s new app for iPad, NFB StopMo Studio, is a great, inexpensive tool that makes it easy to produce frame-by-frame animated films with your students. Read about Paul Carrière’s experiences using the app in his classroom with his grade 3 students.
Streaming for free in Canada only on NFB.ca: our new short animation 54 Hours, which depicts the harrowing 1914 sealing disaster. The writer of the film, Michael Crummey, discusses the project’s inception here.
Explore the NFB’s educator’s guide for teaching gender diversity through the film “My Prairie Home”. The teaching guide was created in partnership with Pride Education Network and Out in Schools.
Explore a series of documentaries for the Canadian high school curriculum on political rivals Pierre Elliott Trudeau and René Lévesque. This collaborative effort of the National Film Board and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) brings a host of valuable resources to the classroom, including the documentary series, a full collection of digital images and documents from LAC, and fact sheets about each of Canada’s prime ministers.
Learn more about the NFB’s collection of L.A. Theatre Works audio plays, with teaching guides and classroom resources for educators included.
Animators Uri and Michelle Kranot share their perspectives on their unusual and powerful animated short Hollow Land.
Shakespeare lives on in old and new media for students and teachers alike.
Kyler Kelly, participant in the NFB’s 9th annual Hothouse apprenticeship, offers a look at the hidden side of digital animation in 4 geeky graphs.