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Using the stories of Robert Munsch as a springboard for preschool learning

Education

Educators: use the “Bunch of Munsch” film series as a springboard for preschool learning.

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Canada: Cuadro a Caudro, the first Spanish-language book devoted entirely to NFB animation

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Did you know that the NFB’s animation productions had a huge influence on artists and filmmakers in Argentina? A new book aims to explore this relationship. Find out more!

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Science meets the paranormal and the animal kingdom

Education

Help students use both deductive and inductive reasoning to develop hypotheses about the world around them with the Mystery Hunters and Be the Creature series.

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Trust as predictor of student achievement

Education

Educators: how can you develop a classroom culture based on trust? Discover an animated short film that can be used as a pedagogical tool.

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Canada Day Challenge… Accepted!

Education

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!

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Holocaust education teaching tools

Education

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.

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Explore “Making Movie History: A Portrait in 61 Parts”, a new web doc series

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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.

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NFB StopMo Studio: A new Challenge for Creativity

Education

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.

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“54 Hours”: writing the Newfoundland sealing disaster

Films

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.

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Teaching about gender diversity with My Prairie Home

Education

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.

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Canada’s Prime Ministers: History in the classroom

Education

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.

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Learning Through Listening: L.A. Theatre Works and Other Audio Resources in the Classroom

Education

Learn more about the NFB’s collection of L.A. Theatre Works audio plays, with teaching guides and classroom resources for educators included.