Explore a variety of new study guides for classroom use, accompanying such recent NFB films as My Prairie Home, Last Chance, and Poppety in the Fall.
Our educational offerings are in the spotlight here. These posts highlight the educational potential of our film collection, as well as specific ways in which our movies can be used in the classroom and beyond, including links to CAMPUS for subscribers.
The NFB’s new app for iPad, NFB StopMo Studio, is a great, inexpensive tool that makes it easy to produce frame-by-frame animated films with your students. Read about Paul Carrière’s experiences using the app in his classroom, with his grade 3 students in this guest post.
Explore the NFB’s educator’s guide for teaching gender diversity through the film “My Prairie Home”. The teaching guide was created in partnership with Pride Education Network and Out in Schools.
Explore a series of documentaries for the Canadian high school curriculum on political rivals Pierre Elliott Trudeau and René Lévesque. This collaborative effort of the National Film Board and Library and Archives Canada (LAC) brings a host of valuable resources to the classroom, including the documentary series, a full collection of digital images and documents from LAC, and fact sheets about each of Canada’s prime ministers.
Delve into the NFB’s rich collection of shorts, animations, and feature docs on the history of black communities and cultures across Canada and abroad.
Learn more about the NFB’s collection of L.A. Theatre Works audio plays, with teaching guides and classroom resources for educators included.
HELLO 2014! Our education studios are back in full swing after the holidays, and we’re ready for an exciting year ahead. Our team is already busy creating new ways of making learning more dynamic through the incorporation of film, workshops, technology and media in classrooms across the country. 2013 brought our team a lot of more »
Shakespeare lives on in old and new media for students and teachers alike.
What’s the difference between a sound and a piece of music? A group of curious seventh graders are about to find out in this 1969 short doc.
The NFB Education team heads to India to teach 4 iPad animation workshops at the Chinh India Kids’ Film Festival.
In mid-October 2013, the NFB Education team, The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and The Canadian Museum of Nature (CMN) in Ottawa, teamed up to bring over 260 schools across Canada and Commander Chris Hadfield together for an engaging and inspirational Virtual Classroom. Commander Hadfield was joined by our lively host, NFB Education’s own Michèle Tredger. more »