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.

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Skateboarding, Torn Shoes, and Other Taboos

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After viewing The Devil’s Toy Redux, the author talks about his teenage quest for identity, one marked by skateboarding and shopping centres.

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Canada Day Challenge… Accepted!

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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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Show some love: make DIY animations with the NFB’s easy-to-use apps

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Get inspired: you’re gonna start animating! Send friends and family unique, heartfelt greetings through short, shareable animated videos made with our incredibly easy-to-use apps.

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Holocaust education teaching tools

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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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Hit the lights! CAMPUS offers curated educational materials for the digital era

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Get to know CAMPUS, your online streaming room of digital education content. Educators: you may have a subscription through your school board, and you might not even know it! Find out more in this post.

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Meet NFB Education at Connect 2014

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Are you planning on participating in CONNECT 2014, Canada’s National Learning and Teaching Technology Conference? Drop by our NFB Education booth while you are there. Learn about new educational content and resources available for you and your students.

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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 StopMo Studio: A new Challenge for Creativity

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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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Teaching about gender diversity with My Prairie Home

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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

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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.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Black History Month: Watch 13 films that inspire, challenge, inform, and entertain

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Delve into the NFB’s rich collection of shorts, animations, and feature docs on the history of black communities and cultures across Canada and abroad.

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

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