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.
Posts Tagged ‘Education’
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.
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 »
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 »
Literacy through Film: Using Media as an Outlet for Social Change Have you ever seen an advertisement and thought, what is that for?, or how did they come up with that? I’ve seen many. Our lives have become increasingly saturated with persuasive marketing campaigns and consumer messaging, so much so that we often tend to more »
The following is a guest post by Elana Cooperberg My maternal grandmother had breast cancer. My mother has had breast cancer. I was young, still a teenager, when my grandmother was diagnosed with it. I felt detached and distant from the events that played out around me. I lived in the world of the present more »
Interactive apps are an amazing addition to the classroom, as they offer students a unique way to learn new media skills and develop their creative abilities. Teaching animation is a great way to combine many curriculum links in one activity, and this is especially the case with our new, highly creative app: McLaren’s Workshop. The more »
To celebrate the arrival of summer, we’ve put together a list of 7 summer films that are guaranteed to educate and entertain young viewers as they try to keep cool during the summer heat. Perfect for the summer classroom, the poolside laptop or while chilling in the comfort of an air conditioned living room, these more »