Posts written by Sophie Quevillon
 

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4 New Study Guides for Spring

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Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.

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NFB’s Resources for teachers: Tops in their Class

Education

Discover a trove of entertaining and enriching NFB resources to help teachers teach and students learn.

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Animation: A Useful Tool for Working with Students with Autism

Education

This blog post is written by Hélène Massé, an adaptive learning specialist in the Grandes-Seigneuries school board on Montreal’s South Shore. In the post, she describes a project that allowed her high-functioning autistic students to direct animated films in class, with support from the NFB’s educational program team, and to participate in a documentary about more »

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The NFB Goes West to Calgary, Alberta!

Education

By Renée Lottridge, NFB Education Specialist On October 21, 2012, Tey Cottingham, Advisor, Educational Programs, Penny Rampado, Sales and Market Development Officer, and I arrived at the Blackfoot Inn in Calgary, Alberta, to prepare for the Educational Media Marketplace sales conference. In addition to 20 centimetres of fresh snow, we were greeted by almost a more »

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New Montreal Educational Workshop Studios Now Open!

Education

By Estelle Lagueux, Supervisor, Educational Programs It was with nervous anticipation that the NFB’s new educational programming team recently welcomed its first group of students to a freshly redesigned space at our operational headquarters in Montreal’s Saint-Laurent borough. The young people said it was inspiring to find themselves in the same building where so many more »

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Best Films of the Year for Kids and Teens

Education

By Tey Cottingham, Advisor, NFB Education Team Are you curious to know which Canadian books and DVDs the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has selected as the best of the year for kids and teens? Are you also curious about which NFB films, in particular, were deemed by their review jury to be the best of more »

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Using the iPad and the NFB’s PixStop app in your classroom

Education

Edited on June 5, 2012 to add: The PixStop app works only with later versions of the iPad that include a camera. This is a guest post by Paul Carrière, Elementary school visual arts teacher, F.A.C.E. When the iPad arrived in my classroom, it completely changed my daily routine as an art teacher. I realized more »

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Ask your students: Can you see in the dark?

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This is a guest post by Louise Bonneau, a teacher at École Jacques-Ouellette, which is dedicated to the needs of blind or visually impaired students between the ages of 4 and 21. Several visually impaired students attend their local school. Their successful integration has been a unique and rewarding experience for them, their classmates and more »

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NFB Digital Storytelling Workshop in Brazil

Education

* This is a guest post by Lindsay Wright, Manager, National Education Programs Is it possible to fall in love with a city of 20 million people in 6 days? Based on our recent experience in Brazil, the answer is yes! Melissa Wheeler and I were fortunate enough to travel to Sao Paulo in early more »

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Staycation Education!

Education

* This is a guest post by Lindsay Wright, Manager, National Education Programs School’s out but our films are still hard at work. The upcoming March break is the perfect time to check out some hidden gems on CAMPUS! Get started by exploring one of our acclaimed interactive sites, Bear 71. This online documentary premiered more »