Watch these four shorts, highly recommended for classroom use in History, Social Studies, Arts, and more.
Posts written by Tey Cottingham
The following is a guest post by Elana Cooperberg My maternal grandmother had breast cancer. My mother has had breast cancer. I was young, still a teenager, when my grandmother was diagnosed with it. I felt detached and distant from the events that played out around me. I lived in the world of the present more »
This is a guest post by Ross Johnstone, Director of Programs for Out in Schools & Out On Screen. Out in Schools is a BC-based high school outreach initiative that brings LGBTQ films into the classroom to facilitate dialogue on homophobia and bullying.To date, Out in Schools has reached more than 35,000 students through interactive, more »
The National Film Board of Canada is a proud Association Partner of Connect 2013: Canada’s National Learning and Technology Conference, taking place May 6 and 7 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Drop by Exhibitor Booth 99 to meet the NFB Education team and learn about CAMPUS, our online media resource for more »
The American Library Association has selected the NFB animated films Big Drive, 55 Socks and Kali the Little Vampire for its 2013 list of Notable Children’s Videos. In addition, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has included the NFB titles Big Mouth, A Sea Turtle Story, The Chocolate Farmer, Petra’s Poem, Pink Ribbons, Inc. and Surviving more »
This post was written by Ashley Catania, an NFB Education Specialist based in Toronto. Ashley is an advocate for creating awareness about gender equality and violence against women and children, and for bringing about social change through media. Warning: This post contains difficult subject matter and is intended for educators and parents. Please review all more »
The “Learning through Empathy” Playlists for Educators How do a family, a school and a community benefit from empathy? Empathy allows us to see the world from divergent and even opposing perspectives, and to experience the feelings of another person or group. It’s an essential component in our ethnically and culturally diverse country—and in our more »