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.

Learning to give

Learning to Give Is a Gift Worth Sharing

Education

This holiday season, help your students or children increase their critical thinking and activate their social consciences by teaching them the importance of sharing and compassion.

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Revisit the History of WWI with Rose’s Notebook (3/10)

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War I is unfolding.

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Blog Media Literacy

Media Literacy: The Key 21st-Century Competency

Education

For Media Literacy Week, we asked Carol Arcus to draw on NFB Education’s collection of films and resources to write a blog post on how to think critically about media technologies while using them in innovative ways.

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Rose’s Notebook – Study World War I Differently (2/10)

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Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War One is unfolding.

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Exploring mental health

Exploring Mental Health in the Classroom

Education

The NFB’s educational playlist of films on mental health can facilitate discussion with students and enhance your own professional and personal development. Discover our mental health resources.

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Impressions of China: NFB Restores McWilliams’ First Doc

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It was 1972, the month of May, and an adventurous group of high school students and teachers from Hamilton, Ontario, boarded an Asia-bound plane and quietly made history. At a time when western perceptions of Maoist China were shaped by Cold War politics, they became the first to visit the country since the 1949 communist revolution.

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Rose’s Notebook – Another Way of Studying World War I (1/10)

Education

Discover Rose’s Notebook. This historical series follows Rose Dubois, a young French Canadian archivist. She describes her daily life and her thoughts as World War One is unfolding.

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Teaching User Experience and the Politics of Public Space through Skateboarding

Education

Skateboarding has a fascinating and controversial history: it was once (and still is) frowned upon as a misuse and abuse of public space, and it was loosely associated with petty criminality, the insouciance of youth, and a disrespect for social propriety. In the NFB’s interactive media project The Devil’s Toy Redux, you’ll find an engaging and inventive

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Inuit Culture, Living History

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Ensure your students have a good grasp of intercultural studies by using the world’s largest inuit films collection and its study guide.

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NFB English Production: Five to Watch in 2016

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2016 kicked off on a high note here at the NFB with news that Canada’s public producer has nabbed 19 Canadian Screen Award nominations – getting the nod in no fewer than 14 different categories. The same range and innovation is evident in the English Program’s current production slate. Here are five projects to keep

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Digital Literacy: A Crash Course in Privacy Protection

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Do Not Track takes users inside their own personal online history, revealing how companies can tell who you are, where you are, and what your online habits are like based solely on your browser history and the cookies stored on your computer. Digital literacy is a vital defence against this invasion of privacy.

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Telling the Story of the Fight for Linguistic Rights

Education

Canadian francophone minorities have had to overcome a number of obstacles to claim their linguistic rights. The Fight for Francophone Rights takes you to a variety of regions across the country where speaking French is a daily battle.

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