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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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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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Loc Dao and Stan Douglas’ Collaboration Circa 1948 Premieres in Toronto at Luminato

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by Marc Glassman, Editor of POV Magazine Circa 1948 is a unique storyworld created by Stan Douglas and Loc Dao, whose team at the NFB’s Digital Studio was able to mesh together ideas inspired by Vancouver’s colourful past. The remarkable installation has its long awaited Toronto run at the Luminato Festival‘s main hub, the Hearn Generating Station,

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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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Another Way of Studying World War I

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Discover Apocalypse 10 Lives, an interactive digital story about World War I. Inquiry-based learning and strong supplemental supports allow students to research their own interests. Includes a thorough resource guide, including full documentation and bibliography.

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Indigenous Youth – Changing the Way We Think!

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Alanis Obomsawin’s documentaries Trick or Treaty? and Hi-Ho Mistahey! explore the effects of the James Bay Treaty, the validity of oral versus written history, and the availability of quality education for First Nations people. The films look at how the Treaty was negotiated and how Indigenous youth are challenging the government to fulfill its obligations. Here’s an overview of these documentaries with reference to four key concepts.

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The Destroyer of Worlds: A Brief History of Nuclear Weapons

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August 6 and 9, 2015, mark the 70th anniversary of the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Commemorate the events with 3 films that explore the history of nuclear weapons.

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Canadian History in 10 NFB Films

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At 148 years, Canada has an incredibly rich and fascinating history, and unsurprisingly, you can learn about the highlights of Canadian history in the NFB archives. In honour of Canada Day, take a little journey back in time and learn about the history of Canada, as seen through 10 NFB films.

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Using the “Big Six” Historical Thinking Concepts to Reflect on the Birth of Shopping

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Reflect upon the birth of shopping with your students through the « Big Six » historical thinking concepts.

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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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Turn of the Century: Fun, Film, and Fashion in Early Modernity

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Take a trip back in time to Canada’s early modernity, and the leisure, fashion, and politics of its people.

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