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7 Heart-Mind Centered Youth Leadership Activities

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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Created for youth by youth, the following activit…
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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Created for youth by youth, the following activities were designed to develop Heart-Centered Leadership. They are fun, interactive activities and games that increase awareness and emphasize behaviours to: get along with others, be compassionate and kind, solve problems peacefully, be secure and calm, and remain alert and engaged.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emtional Learning
Conflict Resolution
Resiliency
Confidence
Kindness
Mindfulness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/7-heart-mind-centered-youth-leadership-activities
Learning Standards
Demonstrating caring for self, family, classroom, school, and community.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
2 recommendations   4813 downloads

Aboriginal Education Activities K-7

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Doni Gratton - 4 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
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Handbook/ Resource guide
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K
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Submitted By
Doni Gratton - 4 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
K-7 Learning Standards
Art
MAth
Science
Socials
LA
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
K-7 AbEd links (Math, Science, Socials, Art, LA)
Duration
Year at a glance, new learning standards links: Ab Ed K-7 Math, Science, LA, Socials, Art
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2016
3 recommendations   5276 downloads

Animation in art education: the animated classroom by Pawlivsky-Love, Lorraine Yvette

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LYPawlivsky-Love/SilverQuillCreative - 5 years ago
Description
Animation is a relatively overlooked area of art …
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Handbook/Resource guide
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LYPawlivsky-Love/SilverQuillCreative - 5 years ago
Description
Animation is a relatively overlooked area of art education and educators are not likely to have experience with the positive learning prospects that can be incorporated into the classroom. This medium proposes to encompass all teaching areas to broaden the spectrum of educational possibilities of all types of learners, including those with learning disabilities. Students and teachers show an enthusiasm for the medium but may lack the educational tools or, hold certain assumptions about animation that may make it a difficult medium to use within the confines of the classroom or institution. The intent of this project is to supply the reader with concrete forms and ideas that can assist educators in their attempts to integrate art education with different subject matter. Teaching aids such as simplified lesson plans for animation projects are included as well as discussions surrounding the benefits gained through using animation techniques and its historical development.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Keywords
animation communication
creating animation visuals
animation
art education
multimedia education
URLs
https://dspace.library.uvic.ca/handle/1828/2388
Learning Standards
British Columbia, Canada/International
Duration
30 - 60 minutes +/-
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 24, 2015
0 recommendations   340 downloads

Autoportrait sur le genre

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Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur p…
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Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Cette leçon permettra aux élèves d’exercer leur pensée critique face aux différentes façons dont les attentes traditionnelles envers le genre peuvent limiter le potentiel d’une personne et son expression personnelle. Elle leur permettra également d’explorer la douleur, la stigmatisation et le harcèlement des personnes qui vont à l’encontre de ces attentes.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
identité de genre
expression de genre
stéréotypes
discrimination
l’intimidation
Learning Standards
Éducation artistique (5e, 6e et 7e année) * Explorer par les arts les relations entre l’identité, le lieu, la culture, la société et l’appartenance. Éducation physique et santé (6e et 7e année) * Décrire et évaluer des stratégies pour réagir à la discrimination, aux stéréotypes et à l’intimidation. * Les facteurs qui influencent l’identité individuelle, y compris l’identité sexuelle, le genre, les valeurs et les croyances.
Duration
60-90 min
Language
French
Date Created
Jun 23, 2018
3 recommendations   779 downloads

Bag it up!

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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Students will decorate grocery bags donated by a …
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Students will decorate grocery bags donated by a local grocery store with sustainability messages. These bags will be used in the grocery store on Earth Day. This is an updated lesson plan from the BCTF/CIDA Global Classroom Initiative.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
environment
Earth day
climate change
desertification
deforestation
recycling
Duration
Three or more class periods.
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2016
6 recommendations   558 downloads

Bea Zucco: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 6

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Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea …
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Lesson plan/Unit plan
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Labour History Project - 2 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea Zucco” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the work of Bea Zucco who championed the rights of workers afflicted by occupation related illnesses following the death of her husband who had been exposed to asbestos in the work place. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Asbestos
vignette
Workplace Safety
WorksafeBC
health & safety
youth work in trades
URLs
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/educate/
https://www.labourheritagecentre.ca
Learning Standards
1. To be able to explain what workplace safety protocols are in place to protect workers in British Columbia. 2. To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. 3. To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agents for change in such matters as workplaces safety. 4. Contribute to care of self, others, and community. 5. Access information and ideas on workplace safety prior to work placement to determine workplace safety risks. 6. Identify, demonstrate, and incorporate provincially legislated safety and site-specific work-site safety procedures while at the work placement. 7. Understand occupational health and safety rights and responsibilities, including trade-specific hazards.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
1 recommendation   1759 downloads

Call Me Tree

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Nichelle Penney - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new…
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Nichelle Penney - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new to teaching about gender identity and are looking for a safe way to look at individuality as a starting point. This activity is about showing diversity and showing that it is ok to be different.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Keywords
self discovery
diversity
gender
inquiry
feelings
identity
exploration
Learning Standards
Communication I can understand and share information about a topic that is important to me I communicate effectively in well-constructed forms that are effective in terms of my audience and purpose. Creative Thinking I deliberately learn a lot about something (e.g., by doing research, talking to others or practising) so that I am able to generate new ideas or ideas just pop into my head. I can get new ideas in areas in which I have an interest and build my skills to make them work.
Duration
2-3 classes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 16, 2017
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: Designed by and for high school teachers, this educational toolkit was developed to inform and empower youth to take action toward alleviating human suffering. Using Canadian examples, the revised 2016 edition is a complete toolkit comprised of 6 modules that touch on issues of International Humanitarian Law such as war crimes, refugees, neglected crises, gender inequality, humanitarian principles, mechanisms for justice and youth engagement. Canada & Conflict is directly complementary to academic subjects such as civics, social studies, history, geography, law, language arts and the humanities and is available in both English and French.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective human…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire : Mise au point par les enseignants de niveau secondaire à l’intention de leurs homologues, cette ressource éducative a pour but d’informer les jeunes et de leur donner les moyens de passer à l’action en vue d’atténuer la souffrance humaine. Illustrée au moyen d’exemples propres au contexte canadien, la nouvelle version 2016 comprend six modules qui abordent divers sujets liés au droit humanitaire international, dont les crimes de guerre, les réfugiés, les crises négligées, les inégalités entre les sexes, les principes humanitaires ainsi que les mécanismes favorisant la justice et l’engagement des jeunes. Offerte en français et en anglais, la ressource « Le Canada et les conflits » complète directement certaines matières scolaires, comme l’instruction civique, les sciences sociales, l’histoire, la géographie, le droit, les études linguistiques et les sciences humaines.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
droit humanitaire international
crimes de guerre
refugies
justice
engagement des jeunes
URLs
https://www.croixrouge.ca/crc/documentsfr/7110_RedCross_CanadaConflict_FR_F-WEB.pdf
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Chatterhigh

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Submitted By
Kirsten Doucette - 11 months ago
Description
Copied from site: ChatterHigh teachers receive a…
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Submitted By
Kirsten Doucette - 11 months ago
Description
Copied from site: ChatterHigh teachers receive a curriculum aligned resource with simple web based features like the classroom dashboard to track, monitor, and assess student participation and progress. All for free. ChatterHigh students receive a fun, mobile, daily, 10 minute, 10 question, edu-game in the form of a quiz that allows them to research and explore thousands of higher education and career options. ChatterHigh partners use quiz questions that lead to their current web and social media assets to engage students with unique information and offerings in their institution or organization. No paper, no printing, no shipping.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Careers
Career Exploration
URLs
https://chatterhigh.com/?locale=en
Learning Standards
Various
Duration
30min
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2020
0 recommendations   414 downloads

Compare/Contrast Big vs. Small Business: Sustainable Community Lesson Plan

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives • students will develop a sense of how…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives • students will develop a sense of how business works, how business contributes to community, and the differences between small and big businesses • students develop analysis skills through comparing and contrasting different classes of businesses (i.e., size)
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
social justice
business
community
compare and contrast
Learning Standards
Curriculum connections
Communication - connect and engage with others - acquire, interpret and present information - collaborate to plan, carry out, and review constructions and activities
Critical Thinking - analyze and critique - question and investigate - develop and design
Positive Personal and Cultural Identity - personal values and choices
Social Responsibility - contributing to community - valuing diversity - building relationships
ADST 9 - flow of goods and services from producers to consumers - measurement of financial success and failure
Duration
80 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 26, 2017
1 recommendation   313 downloads

Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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Activity
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Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - 2 years ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files th…
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Activity
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Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - 2 years ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files that can be used in a variety of ways to improve a group’s ability to understand each other, resolve differences and make good decisions. It was developed to support a seminar series conducted by the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU. The tool kit could be useful for staff meetings, school-based team meetings or union executive meetings for example.  It can also help individuals to deepen their understanding of the complexities of communication and improve their ability to be constructive participants in any type of discussion - whether as part of a group or more generally in their interpersonal relations.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
dialogue
decision-making
collaborative problem-solving
teacher pro-d
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2018
2 recommendations   55159 downloads

The Danger of a Single Story

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Richelle Johnston - 5 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the to…
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Richelle Johnston - 5 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the topic of multiculturalism and begin to form an understanding of the "Dangers of a Single Story." Lesson includes a Ted Talk film, journal, discussion questions, and a writing task.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
multiculturalism
multiple perspectives
critical thinking
Language Arts
Ted Talk
URLs
https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story?language=en
Learning Standards
British Columbia Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 7,8,9) British Columbia DRAFT Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 10,11,12)
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 13, 2016
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Day of Pink

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help …
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
These two posters come with lesson plans to help celebrate diversity. One is elementary focused and the other is secondary.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
diversity
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Elementary-Web.pdf
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/2017%20Day%20of%20pink%20poster-Secondary-Web.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
1 recommendation   1290 downloads

Explain the Image

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Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
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Maria Vamvalis - 3 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
0 recommendations   73 downloads

Exploring Community and Essential Workers

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Allisson Badger - 11 months ago
Description
Inquiry: Who are essential workers and what is an…
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Allisson Badger - 11 months ago
Description
Inquiry: Who are essential workers and what is an essential service?
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
community
essential workers
essential services
URLs
http://careered.sd73.bc.ca/
Learning Standards
Big Idea: Strong communities are the result of being connected to family and community and working together toward common goals. Communities include many different roles requiring many different skills. Recognize the importance of positive relationships Appreciate the roles and responsibilities of people in their schools, families, and communities Share ideas, information, personal feelings, and knowledge with others
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 8, 2020
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Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online communi…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online community for the exploring humanitarian law education program helps teachers as they introduce the basic principles of international humanitarian law to students in secondary schools. A wide range of teaching resources is available on the website, such as learning modules, workshops, training videos and an online discussion forum.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Law
International Humanitarian Law
Armed Conflict
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm
Duration
36 hours of activities
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel

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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel :…
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Canadian Red Cross - one year ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel : (EDH) est un programme éducatif destiné à sensibiliser les jeunes de 13 à 18 ans aux règles et aux principes essentiels du droit international humanitaire (DIH). Les méthodes d’enseignement utilisées exigent des élèves qu’ils participent activement au processus d’apprentissage. Cela leur permet d’acquérir une « perspective humanitaire » et de bien appréhender une matière aussi austère et complexe que peut le paraître le DIH.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
droit international humanitaire
guerre
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm?option=com_content§ionid=15&task=view&hidemainmenu=1&id=548
Duration
36 heures
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
0 recommendations   49 downloads

Fish (cod) labeling activity

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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 6 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file…
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Ocean School - École de l'Océan - 6 months ago
Description
Students become detectives and create a case file which presents everything you can learn about a cod when you dissect it. This is a cod body-part labeling activity. We recommend that your child/student watch the linked video in the presentation for the full educational experience. This activity pairs well with our interactive cod dissection: Anatomy of a cod (an analysis activity about the health of a stock of cod) (linked in links).
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Keywords
Inquiry-based learning
critical thinking
sustainability
ocean education
ocean literacy
URLs
https://help.oceanschool.nfb.ca/learn-from-home?utm_source=AnatomyofaCodEN&utm_medium=PostEN&utm_campaign=Teach%20BC#h.p_B59S0r4jkJXd
Learning Standards
Ocean School activities are not stand-alone activities (they do not cover all aspects of one topic or subject) but instead are meant to supplement your teaching. Ocean School aligns with BC (and other provincial) curriculums in multiple areas. Here are a handful of alignments for Grade 7: [SCIENCE] Evolution by natural selection provides an explanation for the diversity and survival of living things - survival needs [ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS] - Create and communicate (writing, speaking, representing) - Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Duration
20-40 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 4, 2020
0 recommendations   742 downloads

Flood of Change - A story about civic action.

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CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the …
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CAWST Wavemakers - 5 years ago
Description
The documentary video Flood of Change shares the story of three youth in Nepal and their movement to take action around water, sanitation and hygiene issues. The story is told by Nepalese youth who filmed 70% of the final footage and found the words and images to share their story. In this video, we learn about a diarrhea outbreak that happened in the Western Region of Nepal in 2009. The outbreak affected over 5,000 individuals and caused more than 464 deaths in 18 districts. The majority of the deaths were people in the ethnic group known as Dalits or "untouchables" who are a low income group in Nepal and have poor access to sanitation facilities and little education on safe water, sanitation and hygiene. A group of youth from Kathmandu mobilized to visit the region and create awareness about the importance of safe water and sanitation in the affected area.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
civics
global awareness
water
sanitation
hygiene
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DYwJXml4gzk
Learning Standards
Grade 11 Civics: evaluate the citizen's role in civic processes locally, provincially, nationally and internationally. Evaluate the relative abilities of individuals, governments, and non-governmental organizations to affect civic change in Canada and the world.
Duration
1 hour & 20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
5 recommendations  

Free K-12 Lesson Plans

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Teacher.org - 5 years ago
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Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
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Teacher.org - 5 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by teachers who are committed to encouraging conceptual understanding and lifelong learning. These teachers have real life classroom experience and have gone above and beyond to create these lessons. Lessons are organized by subject and grade level. Within each lesson, you will find clear objectives, description of materials needed, a thorough procedure with an opening and a closing, as well as assessments and modifications.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
URLs
http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
This is a database of free K-12 lesson plans covering multiple subjects with various learning standards.
Duration
Lessons vary in duration
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2016
2 recommendations   3760 downloads

Future Goals (Digital Citizenship and Science & Math online interactive resources)

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@FelishaEverFi - 5 years ago
Description
The Vancouver Canucks ®, in collaboration with th…
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@FelishaEverFi - 5 years ago
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The Vancouver Canucks ®, in collaboration with the NHL® and the NHLPA, are excited to announce a new education initiative called Future Goals. The Future Goals program makes two digital learning resources available to your district at no cost. Future Goals - Hockey Scholar is for students in grades 5-7, exploring real-life applications of STEM concepts such as area/volume of an ice rink, conservation of energy of a falling puck, and speed/velocity using skates. This will be available Summer 2015 (in both English and French). The other resource is our digital citizenship resource. It's available now and also no cost to your school. This is a web-based course for students in grades 5-8, covering topics such as cyberbullying, online safety and conducting online research.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Mathematics
Science
Physics
Keywords
Digital Literacy
online safety
cyberbullying
hockey
science
STEM
URLs
http://info.everfi.com/HockeyScholar.html
https://vimeo.com/104105567
http://www.everfi.com/ignition
Learning Standards
Digital Citizenship - HACE digital literacy competencies STEM - many Science and Math standards email: Felisha@everfi.com for curriculum guides
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2015
2 recommendations   2139 downloads

Gender Self-Portrait

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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will help students to think criticall…
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Steve Mulligan - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson will help students to think critically about the ways that traditional gender expectations limit a person’s potential and self-expression. It will also explore the harm, stigmatization and bullying of people who challenge gender expectations.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
Gender Identity
sexuality
sexual orientation
bullying
stereotypes
discrimination
gender diversity
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1htiVbyoDZMRBNxFoRufCXz30UfOhgOS8/view
http://www.transstudent.org/gender
Learning Standards
Arts Education 5/6/7 – Explore relationships between identity, place, culture, society, and belonging through the arts PHE 5/6/7 - Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying - Influences on individual identity, including sexuality and sexual identity
Duration
60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
4 recommendations  

Global Classroom

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BCTF - 6 years ago
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This website contains unit plans designed for tea…
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BCTF - 6 years ago
Description
This website contains unit plans designed for teachers, by teachers. The units explore the themes of global education across the grades and across the curriculum. The units contain all of the necessary handouts and materials to be easily utilized in the classroom setting and are consistent with the outcomes of the BC Curriculum. The creation of this site and the units were made possible through a joint CIDA and BCTF project.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Business Education
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Keywords
global education
BC Curriculum
gender equality
human rights
democracy
good governance
peace
health
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=6218
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 5, 2014
0 recommendations  

How to put a handle on a Mug

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Robyn Oliver - 4 months ago
Description
This is a link to a video on YouTube that I creat…
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Robyn Oliver - 4 months ago
Description
This is a link to a video on YouTube that I created to show students how to attach a handle to a mug. Some content about form and function included.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Keywords
pottery
wheel throwing
ceramics
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUSX38O1qlk
Learning Standards
This is one of many Micro Lessons within my Wheel Throwing Unit. It is aimed at the beginner level
Duration
4 minute video
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 12, 2020
0 recommendations   400 downloads

Inclusive LGBTQ2S+ Lesson

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Nichelle Penney - 3 years ago
Description
This presentation is aimed towards examining bull…
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Nichelle Penney - 3 years ago
Description
This presentation is aimed towards examining bullying at all ages and how this can have a negative effect on people. It also explores positive aspects and what individuals can do to be positive and caring towards others, especially those who identify as LGBTQ2S+
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
LGBTQ
SOGI
Inclusive
Bullying
Learning Standards
Social Responsibility
Duration
45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 11, 2017
1 recommendation  

International Women's day

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CASJ - 4 years ago
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Website with activities to do for International W…
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Website with activities to do for International Women's day on March 8.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
feminism
social justice
URLs
http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/iwd-jif/activities-activites-en.html
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 20, 2017
0 recommendations   320 downloads

Interview a Business Owner: Sustainable Community Lesson Plan

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives
students will develop a sense of how business works, how business contributes to community, an appreciation for entrepreneurialism and the hardships faced by business owners
students develop key communication skills through interviews (planning, questioning, responding, interpreting)
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
entrepreneurialism
communication skills
interviews
Learning Standards
Curriculum connections
communication - connect and engage with others (ask and respond to questions, active listening, encourage other speakers, recognize different points of view) - acquire, interpret and present information
Creative Thinking - generating and developing ideas
Critical Thinking - analyze and critique - question and investigate - develop and design
Positive Personal and Cultural Identity - relationships and cultural contexts
Social Responsibility - contributing to community - building relationships
ADST 6 & 7 - role of entrepreneurship in designing and making products and services
ADST 8 - characteristics of entrepreneurial activity
ADST 9 - risks and benefits of entrepreneurship
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 25, 2017
0 recommendations   1232 downloads

In the Spirit of Celebration

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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all c…
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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all cultures, include First Peoples. This unit looks at the traditions associated with wide range of personal and community celebrations. This unit can be developed over the course of the whole school year, particularly if the final celebration has an end-of-year focus. Alternatively, the unit can be the primary focus of study for a period of one to three months.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
1 recommendation   409 downloads

Introductions and Entrepreneurship

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Breanna Lang - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan / activity would be a great jump…
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Breanna Lang - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson plan / activity would be a great jumping off point for starting Entrepreneurship or Personal Selling. The lesson starts off with review of what is entrepreneurship and then goes into the art of the handshake with discussion, video, and examples. Students get the opportunity to practice giving handshakes and from there The Pitch is introduced. The lesson closes with the students doing their very own introductions and elevator pitches in front of the class.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Leadership
Keywords
The Pitch
Business Administration
Marketing
Duration
80 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2017
1 recommendation   814 downloads

Intro to the Renaissance Through Art (ELL)

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Mr.Zed - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the Renaissanc…
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Mr.Zed - 3 years ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to the Renaissance by focusing on art history and important innovations in the art world. Students learn to define a variety of art terms associated with the Renaissance and the Middle Ages and engage with the concept of visual symbolism. Students work towards writing a structured, descriptive paragraph outlining their own imagined symbolic Renaissance Portrait. By using writing planners and scaffolds, students write how they use symbolism to represent 5 of their personality traits in their Renaissance-inspired portrait. This lesson was originally designed for use in a Humanities 8 class (with scaffolding for ELL students). This lesson could be adapted for use in a variety of Art, Social Studies, English, and ELL contexts.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Renaissance
Art history
descriptive paragraph
symbolism
humanities
ELL
paragraph writing
Duration
70 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 29, 2017
5 recommendations  

Laura Candler's Cooperative Learning Cabinet

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BC Cooperative Learning PSA - 6 years ago
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Link to Laura Candler's File Cabinet on Cooperati…
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BC Cooperative Learning PSA - 6 years ago
Description
Link to Laura Candler's File Cabinet on Cooperative Learning: Cooperative learning is a powerful teaching strategy that's more than just a passing fad. Research has shown that when implemented properly, students in cooperative learning classrooms outperform their peers in traditional classrooms. The key is knowing how to implement the strategies to foster interaction while making sure all students are held accountable. Dr. Spencer Kagan developed the "structural" approach to cooperative learning, and I've found it to be extremely effective. I highly recommend his book Cooperative Learning which is available from Amazon.com.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
cooperative learning strategies
URLs
https://www.lauracandler.com/cooperative-learning/
Duration
varies
Recommended By
BC Co-operative Learning PSA
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2014
0 recommendations   346 downloads

Let’s JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT: Talk Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy And Work Readiness For Today’s Youth!

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Junior Achievement of BC - 3 years ago
Description
Find out about the entire range of free Junior Ac…
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Junior Achievement of BC - 3 years ago
Description
Find out about the entire range of free Junior Achievement of BC provincial programs (Grade 5-12) and how they match the current BC curriculum. There will also be review of the newly refreshed programs in three grade levels (5-7, 8-9, 10-12). An interactive group game/activity will also be included.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Superconference
entrepreneurship
work readiness
business
money
spending
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
1 recommendation   3747 downloads

Makerspace in the classroom

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Submitted By
Dereck Dirom - 3 years ago
Description
Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conferenc…
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Dereck Dirom - 3 years ago
Description
Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conference 2017 - Makerspace in the classroom workshop. Provides a big picture perspective of how MakerED connects to the new curriculum and ADST. Participants in this workshop will learn how the MakerEd movement with a STEAM focus is an effective way to integrate the Applied Design, Skills and Technology (ADST) curriculum into their classroom or school. We will explore the various buzzwords, resources, tools, technologies and potential assessment strategies found in classroom based makerspaces. Participants will have a hands on opportunity to explore littleBits (http://littlebits.cc/), Makey Makey (https://makeymakey.com/) and Micro:Bit tech (http://microbit.org/) and discuss strategies on how to connect ADST to a language arts/aboriginal unit.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Superconference
littlebits
STEAM
STEM
ADST
Duration
Unit plan with many lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
2 recommendations   813 downloads

Making Our Ancestors Proud

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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Storytelling is a favorite way to develop persona…
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FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
Storytelling is a favorite way to develop personal and social responsibility. Stories teach by attraction rather than by compulsion. They invite rather than impose. Stories capture the imagination and stir strong feelings. Stories give hope and encouragement. They stir minds to think about other ideas and choices that are possible. The personal and social responsibility characteristics that form the basis of this unit are based on the Gitxsan understanding of seven foundation traits — the “seven Grandfathers shown on seven stones.”
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
1 recommendation  

Master of Disaster

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BrittanyS - 4 years ago
Description
PreparedBC’s Master of Disaster learning resource…
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Submitted By
BrittanyS - 4 years ago
Description
PreparedBC’s Master of Disaster learning resources teach students the importance of knowing the risks, having a kit and having a plan as well as personal, household and neighbourhood preparedness. It is taught through three core modules, each with suggested learning outcomes, suggested activities and supporting interactive resources. Modules can be used in sequence or individually. Once all three modules are complete, students are officially a "Master of Disaster" and can receive their very own certificate of completion! All modules are customizable to suit the needs of each individual classroom. **If your classroom uses these resources, please provide feedback as outlined on the Master of Disaster website. Your students will be entered to win a draw for Master of Disaster prizes, including a starter emergency kit!**
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Science
Earth Science
Geography
Keywords
Disasters
Emergencies
Emergency
Planning
Hazards
URLs
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc/public-education-programs/master-of-disaster
Learning Standards
Master of Disaster are PreparedBC's learning resources to support educators in teaching students about how to prepare for disasters in their region. Resources align with all competencies as outlined in BC's new curriculum including: Communication, Thinking, Personal Awareness and Responsibility, Social Responsibility and Creative Thinking.
Duration
30-50 minutes per lesson/practice
Language
English
Date Created
May 2, 2016
2 recommendations  

Matthew Morin: Overcoming Adversity

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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
With heartfelt honesty, Matthew Morin shares his …
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Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
With heartfelt honesty, Matthew Morin shares his story of overcoming adversity to get in touch with his dream, his inner flame and his resources. Supported by relationships and experiences at school, Matthew’s story of emotional growth is also a story about taking on a physical challenge in a safe environment - in order to learn that “we are stronger than we think we are.”
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Competencies
Social Emotional Learning
Resilience
Confidence
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/matthew-morin-overcoming-adversity
Learning Standards
Use the video and questions below as a starting point to engage students in reflection and dialogue.
Duration
45-60min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
1 recommendation  

Mirlanda, une jeune fille Haïtienne

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Multimedia
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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
Description
These two worksheets and video are based on the s…
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Multimedia
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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
Description
These two worksheets and video are based on the story of Mirlanda, a young girl who survived the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. They comprise reading texts, comprehension activities and vocabulary practice. They can be used independently, or as preparation work before watching the below video, Mirlanda.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
French/FSL
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Haiti
earthquake
Doctors Without Borders
Medecins Sans Frontieres
humanitarian work
natural disaster
emergency relief
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/resources-extended-french-and-french-immersion
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
2 recommendations   280 downloads

Mock Advertisement: Sustainable Community Lesson Plan

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives
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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Objectives
students will develop an understanding of market niche - recognition of a market need and identification of target market
students will gain an awareness of available advertising tools (poster/video-making programs, social media, etc.) and develop the skills to use them
students will understand the importance of looking at advertising critically
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
social justice
market
advertising
communication
marketing
branding
Learning Standards
Curriculum connections • Communication o connect and engage with others • Creative Thinking o novelty and value o generating ideas o developing ideas • Critical Thinking o develop and design • ADST 8 o forms of advertising and marketing that can influence a potential customer or buyer o differences between consumer wants and needs • ADST 9 o marketing strategies using the 4 Ps: product, price, promotion, and placement o market segmentation by demographic, geographic, psychographic, and purchasing pattern o role of online technologies in expanding access to goods and services • Physical and Health Education 8 o marketing and advertising tactics aimed at children and youth, including those involving food and supplements.
Duration
60 and 30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 25, 2017
1 recommendation   1078 downloads

Moral Foundations Theory Notes and Self-survey

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Ryan Cho - 4 years ago
Description
These notes (which can be done with students writ…
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 4 years ago
Description
These notes (which can be done with students writing notes, or given to students as a handout), and the survey can be done with students and class and then a second survey can be given to students have their parents fill out. A class can be spent on a rich debrief as well to help understand why people disagree on things and why different people can look at the same situation and come to different moral conclusions.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Psychology
Keywords
morality
moral foundations theory
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
1 recommendation   2830 downloads

Métis Sash Weaving

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S.Kumar - 4 years ago
Description
A lesson on weaving a miniature Metis sash with a…
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S.Kumar - 4 years ago
Description
A lesson on weaving a miniature Metis sash with an introduction to the history of the sash. (Detailed weaving instructions included)
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
Create images using a variety of materials, technologies, and processes Create 2-D and 3-D images that incorporate the styles of selected artists from a variety of social, historical, and cultural contexts Distinguish characteristics of various Aboriginal cultures in BC and Canada
Duration
varies depending on age level (approx. 60-90 minutes)
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 1, 2016
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Multi-media resources about humanitarian topics

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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
Description
This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Wit…
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MSF Canada - 5 years ago
Description
This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) school resources page contains a number of videos and links to multi-media sites about a variety of humanitarian issues such as conflict, refugees, HIV/AIDS and Ebola, and the work of MSF.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
emergency
HIV
AIDS
Ebola
war
conflict
refugees
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/multimedia-resources
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
1 recommendation  

My Name Was January

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of Janu…
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - 2 years ago
Description
DVD with study guide that tells the story of January. January Marie Lapuz was a transgender woman of colour who was murdered in September 2012 in New Westminster, British Columbia. She was an advocate for trans rights and was known as the “bright light” among Vancouver’s LGBTQ community. This documentary feature film is a celebration of January’s life, among other trans women of colour. This film is about remembering the impact that January had on the lives of everyone she encountered. This film is about uplifting the narratives and lived experiences of trans women of colour. This film is about collectively liberating all marginalized and oppressed people.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBTQ2S+
Trans
social justice
gender
sogi
URLs
https://januarylapuz.net/
https://bctf.ca/videos.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2018
2 recommendations   185 downloads

Night at the Wax Museum

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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the …
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Annie Macintosh - one year ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the many immigration stories that contribute to Canada's past, present and future. With research, art and some level of performing arts, this activity is designed to be interdisciplinary and engaging for students to understand perspective, and how the change and continuity of Canadian immigration patterns have helped shape our nation. In addition to various assessments that will accompany this activity, students will be given a reflection sheet after the presentations. This will allow them to voice any strengths or stretches they encountered during the activity, and provide their teacher with any mitigating factors that they think should be taken into account during assessment.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies (BC): “Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions.” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) “Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective).” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) Content Standard Connections (BC): “The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “The development and evolution of Canadian identity over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.” (Social Studies 5 Big Ideas)
Duration
approx. 10-12 hours of instructional time
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
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Ocean Watch Education Kit Átl’?a7tsem - Txwnéwu7ts Howe Sound Edition

Resource Type
Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 21 days ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of less…
Resource Type
Classroom printable
Handbook/Resource guide
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Ocean Wise - Danika Strecko - 21 days ago
Description
Here you'll find free education kits full of lesson plans, activities and resources to bring ocean literacy to the classrooms to educate, equip and empower students to be ocean stewards. The Ocean Watch education kit includes 7 lessons for grades 7 & 8. Each education kit is accompanied with a custom made student workbook and additional resources.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Science
Biology
Keywords
research
biodiversity
Indigenous Knowledge
URLs
https://ocean.org/our-work/education/ocean-watch-education-kit-howe-sound/
Duration
60 minutes & 7 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2021
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Our Animal Neighbours

Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will learn to identify how…
Resource Type
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 6 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will learn to identify how animals were and continue to be relied upon and an important part of the lives of First Peoples — furs and skins for clothing and shelter, meat for food, bone and antler for tools and weapons, etc. Sharing stories and teachings from various First Peoples of the province of British Columbia will shed light on the diversity of the peoples, as well as a range of concepts in understanding the important role animals played in the beliefs, traditions and lives of the peoples. The resources used in this unit represent a variety of regions, including the Northwest Coast, Shuswap (Secwepemc), and Nunavut (Inuit), and the relevance of different animals in each location. To supplement these resources, teachers are encouraged to look for relevant oral and printed texts from the local region.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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PIR Live Event

Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Multimedia
Grade Level
K
1
2
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Adult
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 3 years ago
Description
The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms acr…
Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Multimedia
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 3 years ago
Description
The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms across Canada in dynamic online webinars about a range of topics, introducing students to Canadian researchers, professionals, and facilities. Each PIR Live Event webinar features a Q&A with a different guest expert and/or a virtual tour of a research facility — and it’s FREE to participate! Classrooms across Canada can join the discussion by submitting their questions during the webinar and getting answers in real time from our guest expert. If you can’t participate at the scheduled time for a PIR Live Event, you can submit your questions in advance to liveevent@pirweb.org and watch the video recording afterward on the Partners In Research YouTube channel with your class to hear the answers! PIR Live Events are interactive, dynamic, and a great way to bring virtual experts and other classrooms into your classroom. For more information and to see what webinars are coming soon, visit http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Psychology
Keywords
online
webinar
virtual
Q&A
URLs
http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Duration
30-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
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Public Speaking Prep

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Providing opportunities for students to “lean int…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
4
5
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11
12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Providing opportunities for students to “lean into” their anxieties and face their fears of public speaking can seem counter intuitive, but it is the gradual, safe exposure to things that we are fearful of that helps us gain confidence and build resilience.
Subject
Leadership
Careers
Keywords
Social Emotional Learning
Core Competencies
Mindfulness
Self-Regulation
Public Speaking
Anxiety
Resilience
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-public-speaking-prep
Learning Standards
To provide students with strategies/ knowledge to help them regulate their breathing and calm their nerves when they speak publicly in front of an audience. Get students to connect with their bodies and understand the influence that their anxieties have on the performance of their bodily functions and vice versa.
Duration
10-15 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
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Rick Hansen Foundation School Program resources

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Marika van Dommelen - one year ago
Description
The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a co…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson plan/Unit plan
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Marika van Dommelen - one year ago
Description
The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a complete set of resources designed by educators, for educators to support them in teaching students about disability, accessibility and inclusion, thus empowering youth to become difference makers in their schools and communities. The Rick Hansen School Program is: - a comprehensive bilingual collection of lesson plans, videos, and books; - available for FREE to all educators across Canada; - flexible and aligns with lessons and curriculum that are already being taught in the classroom Participating teachers and administrators agree that the program makes classrooms and schools more inclusive, decreases bullying, empowers students to create positive change, and raises student awareness of the potential of people with disabilities.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Leadership
Social Justice
Special Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Special needs
Keywords
Accessibility
inclusion
equity
URLs
https://www.rickhansen.com/schools-communities/school-program
Learning Standards
Lessons and activities align with curriculum, can be used cross curricularly and support BC Educational Priorities
Duration
30 - 90 minutes per lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2019
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Setting Group Agreements with Youth

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
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12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Group agreements (not rules!) help to create safe…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 3 years ago
Description
Group agreements (not rules!) help to create safe and caring spaces that will enhance any group activity. They serve as a set of clear, co-created guidelines to help participants feel comfortable with each other in an atmosphere of safety, respect and trust. Everyone shares the responsibility for the experience and once developed, a group can regularly re-visit the agreements to see if they are still working and make changes if issues come up.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Kindness
Anxiety
Conflict Resolution
Self-Regulation
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/setting-group-agreements-with-youth
Learning Standards
Ability to navigate through challenging situations and resolve conflict peacefully; Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community
Duration
30-45 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017

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