Posts Tagged ‘students’

Pete Clarkson Debris blog

Tsunami Debris Sparks Action and Creative Learning Opportunities for Students

Education

Inspire your students by following artist Pete Clarkson in his effort to make sense of the tsunami debris washing up on the shores of Canada.

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Can Potatoes Really Buy You Happiness?

Education

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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Indigenous Youth – Changing the Way We Think!

Education

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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Ideas for Organizing a Debate Around a Film

Education

Films are wonderful civic education tools. They awaken our curiosity and sharpen our analytical skills. Introduce your students to the art of debate with NFB Films.

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Teaching NFB Interactive Film at SXSWedu

Education

Discover the NFB’s collection of interactive film at SXSWedu, and explore how these works can engage students on important topics. Teachers tell us that interactive works support curriculum and are fun and easy to use. Vote now to see the NFB interactive workshop proposal included in the SXSWedu program offer for 2016.

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10 Keys to Expressing Your Ideas with Respect

Education

School is a great setting in which to learn how to express one’s ideas and respect other people’s views. Explore the art of communicating with Big Mouth.

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

Education

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

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Becoming a Man: Rites of passage around the world

Education

Invite your students to discover and understand the various rites of passage across the world with the series Becoming a Man.

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Film workshops north of the 60th parallel

Education

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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NFB Digital Storytelling Workshop in Brazil

Education

* This is a guest post by Lindsay Wright, Manager, National Education Programs Is it possible to fall in love with a city of 20 million people in 6 days? Based on our recent experience in Brazil, the answer is yes! Melissa Wheeler and I were fortunate enough to travel to Sao Paulo in early

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Women are Warriors

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

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