Ocean School had an interactive collection about the importance of herring to the Haíɫzaqv (Heiltsuk) People on BC’s Central Coast. This blog post will share how I used part of Ocean School’s “The Harvest (Bák̓vṇx̌)” collection and other resources to teach my students about the herring.
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love, amma is a mother’s beautiful and revealing truth in the form of a letter written to her young daughter.
Kira Janisse, a biology, environmental science, and health science teacher, has incorporated the Ocean School's resource, Micro-mystery, into her classroom lessons. In this article, she explains how she used this resource to get her students thinking about waste management. Kira's classroom activity is available in this article.
Poetry is often seen as a very specific thing. People tend to think of when they had to analyze poems that are not easy to connect with.
A school within a school, to quote my students, is “so meta.” But that was the best part of the NFB’s Media School resource.
Since teens prefer watching over reading, shouldn’t we be teaching them how to make sense of the stories they see, and helping them to create their own, just as we teach them how to read and write?
Weaving together old home movies with current conversations, French Enough illuminates the struggle and triumph of reclaiming francophone Canadian identity.
This blog post touches on how we as educators must continue the conversation surrounding the ramifications of bullying, using the National Film Board as a supporting resource and reference.
Looking to supplement your anti-bullying lessons for Pink Shirt Day, and beyond? Discover educational resources for films like Bully Dance, Tales of Ordinary Fatphobia and Star Wars Kid: The Rise of the Digital Shadows. Appropriate for all age levels.
Our students are avid consumers of visual media. Here are five tips to facilitate discussion-based learning in the classroom.
Media School is a new online workshop that walks educators through the stages of creating a digital story in 11 easy-to-follow modules.
Mark the 105th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with the multimedia experience, Vimy: A Living Memorial and The Digital Pilgrimage.