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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The 2015 Canada Day Challenge has begun!

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Youth from every region of the country are invited to take up the Canada Day Challenge.

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Primal: discovering the scream and its resonance

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Download the Primal study guide designed to guide teachers in the discovery of the scream, a fundamental form of human expression that has often been under-valued or suppressed.

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Exploring the concept of identity in the classroom through Indigenous films

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Educators: draw inspiration from Indigenous pedagogies such as narrative approach and empathy to explore the concept of identity with your students.

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Film workshops north of the 60th parallel

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Two NFB Education specialists were recently in Yellowknife to give film workshops. Find out about their trip and what the NFB offers to students nationwide.

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Operation Oblivion: Remembering Chinese-Canadian war veterans

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Watch Operation Oblivion, a film that commemorates Chinese-Canadian war veterans—and learn about their contributions to building post-war Canada.

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

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

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Science meets the paranormal and the animal kingdom

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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

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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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Back to school with the NFB’s dedicated education team

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The NFB Education team is eager to help you as you prepare your classes for the coming semester. Explore all that we have to offer!

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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.