Posts Tagged ‘critical thinking’

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Revisit the History of WWI with Rose’s Notebook

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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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Media Literacy: The Key 21st-Century Competency

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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

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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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Rose’s Notebook – Another Way of Studying World War I

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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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Can Potatoes Really Buy You Happiness?

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Explore I Love Potatoes with your students! This adventure and strategy game uses humour to tackle sustainable development and social innovation. Yum!

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Using the iPad and the NFB’s PixStop app in your classroom

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Edited on June 5, 2012 to add: The PixStop app works only with later versions of the iPad that include a camera. This is a guest post by Paul Carrière, Elementary school visual arts teacher, F.A.C.E. When the iPad arrived in my classroom, it completely changed my daily routine as an art teacher. I realized

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Celebrating National Media Literacy Week

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This week (November 7-11) is National Media Literacy Week, a week to highlight the importance of thinking critically about media. This year’s theme is Digital Citizenship. Media Literacy Week is especially relevant at the NFB because we have always believed (and our films will back this up) that thinking critically is crucial to making wise

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NFB Interactive…A rich resource for students to explore

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This post was written by guest blogger Carol Arcus, a former educator with the Toronto District School Board. *** Watching HIGHRISE, I am reminded of Marshall McLuhan, who warned us about the downside of the global village: “When the whole world moves in next door, everyone becomes everyone else’s nosy neighbor.” Nosiness, or fervent, enlightened

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