Education

Our educational offerings are in the spotlight here. These posts highlight the educational potential of our film collection, as well as specific ways in which our movies can be used in the classroom and beyond, including links to CAMPUS for subscribers.

Stop Motion Madness! Students Create StopMo Films!

EducationFilms

Watch an adorable selection of StopMo films from the First Annual Highfield International Film Festival in Etobicoke, Ontario.

MORE...
UniverseWithin

Teaching NFB Interactive Film at SXSWedu

Education

Discover the NFB’s collection of interactive film at SXSWedu, and explore how these works can engage students on important topics. Teachers tell us that interactive works support curriculum and are fun and easy to use. Vote now to see the NFB interactive workshop proposal included in the SXSWedu program offer for 2016.

MORE...
MaMoultonEtMoi

Building Resilience in Students

Education

Teachers can play an essential role in the development of resilience in children by influencing and nurturing the development of skills, attitudes and strategies. Help students turn the stresses of life into opportunities and build resilience with Me and My Moulton.

MORE...
can hist blog

Canadian History in 10 NFB Films

EducationFilms

At 148 years, Canada has an incredibly rich and fascinating history, and unsurprisingly, you can learn about the highlights of Canadian history in the NFB archives. In honour of Canada Day, take a little journey back in time and learn about the history of Canada, as seen through 10 NFB films.

MORE...
Ecotourism_main

Teaching about ecotourism with Green Paradise

Education

Use the Green Paradise series to focus on environmental and ecological concerns with your students and teach about ecotourism.

MORE...
ExpressingRespecting

10 Keys to Expressing Your Ideas with Respect

Education

School is a great setting in which to learn how to express one’s ideas and respect other people’s views. Explore the art of communicating with Big Mouth.

MORE...
frontrunners01

Niigaanibatowaad: FrontRunners, carrying the torch

Education

The coming Pan Am Games provide an excellent opportunity to examine with your students the injustice experienced by 10 Indigenous frontrunners in 1967.

MORE...
Hyphen

5 Tips for Discussing Cultural Diversity at School

Education

Using NFB films, discuss some of the challenges that cultural diversity may play in everyday life for students.

MORE...
BirthofShopping

Using the “Big Six” Historical Thinking Concepts to Reflect on the Birth of Shopping

Education

Reflect upon the birth of shopping with your students through the « Big Six » historical thinking concepts.

MORE...
Escher2

M.C. Escher, The Mathemagician

Education

Explore M.C. Escher’s creative universe with your students and bring a bit of magic into your classroom.

MORE...
StopMo_PromoWeb_1_EN

The NFB announces conversion of educational workshops

EducationNews

The NFB is closing its educational workshops in Montreal and Toronto at the end of this school year to focus on online workshops.

MORE...
12-principles-title copy

The 12 principles of animation

Education

Make your animation leap to life with this handy guide detailing the 12 principles of animation.

MORE...