Posts Tagged ‘educational resources’

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Teach the War of 1812 with Our Free Tablet App

Education

This is a guest post written by Anne Koizumi, Education Specialist and Workshop Facilitators at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, QC. Only a month ago I was in Niagara-on-the-Lake with my colleague, Claudia Sicondolfo, for the Ontario History and Social Sciences Teachers’ Association Conference “History and Identity: Marking 200 Years of the more »

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Environmental Sustainability Education through NFB Films and Events

Education

Written by Ashley Catania, NFB Education Specialist, and Claudia Sicondolfo, NFB Education Team Leader Though the winter snows may soon blanket everything in white, we know that educators will still be looking for ways to teach inspired “green” lessons. Read on for a few brief descriptions of NFB teaching resources related to the environment as more »

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NFB Education Takes the Show on the Road: A Visit to the Northwest Territories

Education

Written by NFB Education Team Leader Claudia Sicondolfo and NFB Education Specialist Lolo Desrosiers-Guité In August 2012, NFB Education was invited to the Northwest Territories to give workshops and presentations to educators and youth. As members of the newly formed education team, we were eager to take our show on the road and embark on more »

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A cross-Canada adventure to showcase CAMPUS!

Education

From January to March of this year, NFB National Workshop Facilitator Jessie Curell travelled across Canada, connecting with as many educators as possible, and telling them about the National Film Board of Canada and CAMPUS, the new home of NFB Education launched on January 27. Nine provinces, 1 territory, 27,000 teachers, 17 flights, 8 rental more »

6 highly recommended films for teachers

Education

CM Magazine, a Canadian publication that reviews books and media, has recommended 6 NFB films for teachers and librarians (click on the titles to read the reviews): The Museum, Wapos Bay, The Strangest Dream, Alanis Obomsawin – 270 Years of Resistance: The Collection, The Necktie and Cure for Love. Here are the trailers, clips or more »

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Quick start guide to film playlists and chapters on NFB.ca

Education

* This post is intended for the members of NFB/Education. To become a member, click here. When you are a member of NFB/education you can easily prepare your class in advance by assembling a selection of films and chapters. In front of the class, all you have to do is click “Watch the playlist” – and you can focus more »