Posts Tagged ‘Teacher resources’

Connect 2013

Come meet the NFB at Connect 2013

Education

The National Film Board of Canada is a proud Association Partner of Connect 2013: Canada’s National Learning and Technology Conference, taking place May 6 and 7 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Drop by Exhibitor Booth 99 to meet the NFB Education team and learn about CAMPUS, our online media resource for more »

Big Drive

9 Acclaimed New NFB Films for Children and Youth, for Your Classroom and Library Collection

Education

The American Library Association has selected the NFB animated films Big Drive, 55 Socks and Kali the Little Vampire for its 2013 list of Notable Children’s Videos. In addition, the Canadian Children’s Book Centre has included the NFB titles Big Mouth, A Sea Turtle Story, The Chocolate Farmer, Petra’s Poem, Pink Ribbons, Inc. and Surviving more »

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Learning through Empathy: New Resources for Teachers

Education

The “Learning  through Empathy” Playlists for Educators How do a family, a school and a community benefit from empathy? Empathy allows us to see the world from divergent and even opposing perspectives, and to experience the feelings of another person or group. It’s an essential component in our ethnically and culturally diverse country—and in our more »

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NFB Education on the Pacific Coast: Vancouver-area Workshops and Conferences

Education

This post was written by the NFB’s Ashley Catania, Education Specialist, and Claudia Sicondolfo, Team Leader and Educational Specialist. Both call Toronto home… for now. The NFB Education offices are located in Toronto and Montreal, but our educational programming team takes every opportunity to go on the road and meet teachers and students across our more »

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The Power of Social Media to Connect: NFB Education visits Byrne Creek Secondary School

Education

Iha Farquhar, Byrne Creek’s Community School Coordinator, tells the tale of NFB Education’s February visit to Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, BC. There is much discussion about the negative aspects of social media, for a host of reasons. I will not argue against these points, because many of them are valid. However, I have more »