In this new mini-lesson for Brainstream, educators will find several activities, questions, and topics designed to help them lead discussions with students aged 14+ on mental health coping strategies.
Author : NFB Education
Check out the first installment in a series for post-secondary classrooms, curated by post-secondary educators, about Canadian Documentary.
There is educational value in social media app TikTok, which has the ability to offer bite-sized morsels of infotainment.
This blog will help you to think about social media as a resource that you can use meaningfully to engage your students.
Coping with stress is a skill we need to teach at school across a wide breadth of subjects. It is a topic directly linked to the health curriculum, but it can be approached indirectly in media, social studies or humanities classes.
Stress and anxiety can come from high expectations and pressure to succeed. The pressure can come from teachers, parents, siblings, peers, or even strangers on social media. It’s important to talk to students about being aware of the various social pressures that exist for young people to live up to unrealistic expectations of “success” and to remind them that there is more to life than their achievements.
NFB Education is proud to partner with the NCTR to help teachers educate students about Indigenous realities during National Truth and Reconciliation Week with a series of mini-lessons and a Statement of Reconciliation activity.
Enjoy a new mini-lesson on the film Hi-Ho Mistahey! that explores themes such as Indigenous Rights and education for students aged 12+!
Enjoy a new mini-lesson on the film Trick or Treaty? that explores themes such as Treaties and Human Rights for students aged 14+!
Enjoy a new mini-lesson on the series Freedom Road that explores themes such as clean water and community roles for students aged 13+!
Enjoy a new mini-lesson on the film Stateless that explores themes such as statelessness and systemic racism for students aged 14+!
Afghanistan is one country that’s experienced its fair share of conflict and tragedy over the decades. I’ve found that each of these NFB films below offers a way to help students really see the people of this nation—to understand the depth and complexity of their stories as they live through a series of enormous challenges.