Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

NFB Education in BC

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

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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 »

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The NFB Goes West to Calgary, Alberta!

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By Renée Lottridge, NFB Education Specialist On October 21, 2012, Tey Cottingham, Advisor, Educational Programs, Penny Rampado, Sales and Market Development Officer, and I arrived at the Blackfoot Inn in Calgary, Alberta, to prepare for the Educational Media Marketplace sales conference. In addition to 20 centimetres of fresh snow, we were greeted by almost a more »

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

Education

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 more »

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NFB.ca in your classroom? Let us show you how!

Education

Remember when NFB projectionists used to travel from church basement to church basement, showing NFB films and newsreels? Well, we’re back, but we won’t be bringing film strips this time. Instead, we’re putting together a team of educators who will trek from city to city, town to town, to show you how you can use more »

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Imagine… David Suzuki in YOUR classroom!

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No need to rent a bus, we’re bringing David Suzuki right to you… The NFB and the David Suzuki Foundation are pleased to present the David Suzuki Virtual Classroom on November 1st and 2nd, 2011 at 13h30 EST. This is an amazing opportunity for you and your high school students (age 13+) to connect with 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

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* 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 »