Posts Tagged ‘Education’

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A cross-Canada adventure to showcase CAMPUS!

Education

From January to March of this year, NFB National Workshop Facilitator Jessie Curell travelled across Canada, connecting with as many educators as possible, and telling them about the National Film Board of Canada and CAMPUS, the new home of NFB Education launched on January 27. Nine provinces, 1 territory, 27,000 teachers, 17 flights, 8 rental more »

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Introducing the NFB’s CAMPUS – an innovative place to learn

Education

The New Year is here and we are so excited to share some new resources with educators across Canada! To start the year off right, we’re launching CAMPUS—our latest online content offer for educators. CAMPUS provides innovative ways to incorporate NFB films in the classroom. It features new titles (more than 500 films added, in more »

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NFB’s PixStop app for the iPad 2 – Your classroom’s “mobile studio”

Education

The following is a guest post by Kathy Sperberg. If you had told me when I was growing up that learning could happen with the touch of a finger instead of pencil to paper with a fat eraser at the ready, I would have laughed it off as fantasy. But then again, I’m an analog more »

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Celebrating National Media Literacy Week

Education

This week (November 7-11) is National Media Literacy Week, a week to highlight the importance of thinking critically about media. This year’s theme is Digital Citizenship. Media Literacy Week is especially relevant at the NFB because we have always believed (and our films will back this up) that thinking critically is crucial to making wise more »

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War & Peace

Education

Text written by Sam Allison, a retired history teacher who has taught in secondary schools and at McGill University. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Jeannie Johnston Educational Foundation. The NFB’s War and Peace Playlist can be shaped by teachers to suit their specific needs. These films can help students think about the topics more »

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War & Peace

Education

Text written by Sam Allison, a retired history teacher who has taught in secondary schools and at McGill University. He is currently Vice Chairman of the Jeannie Johnston Educational Foundation. The NFB’s War and Peace Playlist can be shaped by teachers to suit their specific needs. These films can help students think about the topics more »

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Imagine… David Suzuki in YOUR classroom!

Education

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 »

Pixar holds masterclass in Vancouver, Sept. 24 – 25, 2010

The Craft

On September 24 & 25, vanarts will be presenting a Masterclass in Animation and Story Development, led by story artist Matthew Luhn and animator Andrew Gordon, both from Pixar Animation Studios. How cool is this? This class has toured the world, and the Vancouver stop is 1 of only 2 North American stops in 2010. more »

Educators – have you tried mind mapping with NFB films?

Education

Mind-mapping is a great way for students to organize ideas and the teaching guide that accompanies our Films for Change playlist explains how this is done. With the aid of simple technology (i.e.: a pen and paper) or more complex mapping software, students can plot out and connect the relationships between different concepts. Instructional Strategies more »

Hey, Toronto! Spend March Break at the Mediatheque

EducationNews

In Toronto? Spend March Break at the Toronto Mediatheque.

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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