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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - 21 days ago
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - 21 days ago
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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.
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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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Forced to Fight

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Canadian Red Cross - 22 days ago
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Forced to Fight: is an interactive online resourc…
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Canadian Red Cross - 22 days ago
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Forced to Fight: is an interactive online resource designed for students between the ages of 13-18. The resource helps facilitate understanding of IHL and humanitarian issues and allows the user to experience what it is like for young people living in situations of armed conflict around the world. Teachers can use this resource in collaboration with the lesson plans available in the teaching resources links or they can choose to use it as a stand-alone activity to trigger critical thinking and classroom discussion on issues related to armed conflict. Visit forcedtofight.ca to explore this resource.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Interactive
International Humanitarian Law
Law
Refugees
Forced Migration
Child Soldiers
Violence
Armed Conflict
URLs
https://forcedtofight.ca/
Duration
1 class
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 23, 2019
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Reading for Science

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7
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mmacdonald - one month ago
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I made a tool (worksheet) to support using newspa…
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7
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mmacdonald - one month ago
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I made a tool (worksheet) to support using newspaper articles and wikipedia pages in the science classroom. It guides the skills of breaking information down to support comprehension using Reciprocal Teaching principles, particularly creating questions that can lead to inquiry within the science curriculum.
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Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Science
Learning Standards
Reading news articles about science and using literacy skills to generate scientific questions.
Duration
30 minutes or more
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 14, 2019
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ESL website reviews

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Ann Kelly - 2 months ago
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Reviews of ESL teaching resource websites
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Ann Kelly - 2 months ago
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Reviews of ESL teaching resource websites
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Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
ESL
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https://wordpress.com/pages/easyteachingenglishonline.wordpress.com
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English
Date Created
Aug 13, 2019
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Fun Science Experiments

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Science Made Fun - 2 months ago
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Simple and fun experiments for primary school cla…
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Science Made Fun - 2 months ago
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Simple and fun experiments for primary school classes with instructions, materials list and explanation of the science involved in the experiment
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Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Physics
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http://www.sciencemadefunbc.net/experiments.cfm
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 8, 2019
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship

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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps stu…
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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps students learn how to be a good friend and to develop understanding and respect for people when their name and appearance change. Created by Bryan Gidinski. Curricular Connections (English Language Arts K-2) Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy. · Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families. · Everyone has a unique story to share. · Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world. Curricular Competencies: · Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning · Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community · Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity · Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning · Recognize the structure of story
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English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
respect
identity
social responsibility
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts K-2 Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2019
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Media Military Complex

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CASJ - 5 months ago
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Through a series of activities, students will: - …
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CASJ - 5 months ago
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Through a series of activities, students will: - recognize the role the media plays in upholding the military industrial complex. - identify militainment, and the societal consequences that arise from such forms of entertainment.-- identify the funding and influence behind forms of militainment. - recognize the codes, rhetorical tools, and strategies that are employed to justify military spending. - recognize rhetoric, and the role that rhetoric can play in fostering a culture of fear and the construction of an enemy. - consider the relationship between rhetoric and societal impressions.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
war
propoganda
enemy
politics
news
sports
video games
social media
media literacy
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/PAGE/Lessons%20For%20PAAGEArticle.pdf
Duration
Multiple activities, 1 hour sessions
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2019
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Energy Leaders

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Energy Leaders - 6 months ago
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Free online education platform for BC teachers th…
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Energy Leaders - 6 months ago
Description
Free online education platform for BC teachers that provide engaging, bias balanced curriculum-connected lesson plans and classroom resources focused on energy solutions, conservation and safety.
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Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
URLs
https://energyleaders.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 26, 2019
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Rick Hansen Foundation School Program resources

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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a co…
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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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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.
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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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Mapping Historical Landmarks in Rome, Italy

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7
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shannon.mccartney - 7 months ago
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This lesson is the introduction to a unit on Anci…
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shannon.mccartney - 7 months ago
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This lesson is the introduction to a unit on Ancient Civilizations and introducing Ancient Rome. This lesson fits in with the Historical Thinking Project’s Big 6, specifically the concepts Establish Historical Significance as well as Historical Perspectives. Historical significance depends on any given student’s perspective on history. To have a historical perspective as a modern student can be challenging with this generation immersed in technology. Some historical landmarks included, but not limited to are the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Baths of Caracalla, Saint Peters Basilica, the Temple of Saturn the Roman Forum, the Vatican, Circus Maximus, Piazza Navona, Castel Sant’Angelo and St John in the Lateran. As Grade 7 curricular content, this exercise is focused on Ancient civilizations up until 7th Century, so it would be ideal to choose landmarks within this time period, but up to the discretion of the teacher.
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English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Mapping
ESRI ArcMap Online
Ancient Civilizations
Historical Thinking
Integrating Technology
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Big Ideas: (Social Studies 7) Geographic Conditions shaped the emergence of civilizations. (Social Studies 7) Religious and cultural practices that emerged during this period have endured and continue to influence people. (English Language Arts 7) Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking. Essential or Guiding Questions: I can understand how important historical landmarks have shaped the city of Rome, Italy in the past and in the present.
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60 - 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 14, 2019
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IFAW-Living In a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 3 - What Our Dogs Need

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our d…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our dogs need to be healthy. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how we as a people can take good care of dogs so they are physically well.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
• English Language Arts, particularly speaking and listening comprehension • Social Studies • Science • Technology • SEL—social and emotional learning
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English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 6 - A Dog's Life- From Puppy to Elder Dog

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the seasons of a dog’s life. It explains how we can take care of and appreciate dogs during each time in their lives. It tells us how to treat our dogs well so they can live good long lives.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs - Unit 5: Working Dogs,Traditional and Today

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the import…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the important role working dogs have played in First Nations communities and families both in the past and today. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how to care for and respect our working dogs.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
aboriginal
indigenous
reserves
animal welfare
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs can be our friends and family. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
Keywords
indigenous
reservations
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
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Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
Indigenous
Aboriginal
URLs
https://www.ifaw.org/canada/our-work/education/living-in-a-good-way-with-dogs
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Program Overview: Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is an educational resource created by First Nations specifically for First Nations' learners. Stories about dogs shared by First Nations Elders and community role models form the foundation of the materials, bringing to life their experiences and wisdom. This Overview outlines the resources. There are six units in the program, each with a special focus that is relevant for students from kindergarten to grade eight. Entire units or single activities can be used to accommodate your audience. Through Elder teachings, tales from role models, histories of First Nations’ relationships with dogs, and fun activities, students learn to build healthy and safe relationships with their four leggeds. Each unit comes with an instructor guide, student activity book and audio recordings from Elders and role models. A set of posters provides students with a visual reference for important concepts in each unit.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animals
URLs
https://secure.ifaw.org/canada/secure/teaching-resources-indigenous-education
Learning Standards
Features & Benefits for K-7 Teachers in First Nations schools: •Flexible, expandable and easy to use – can use one lesson, one unit or multiple units •All six units are included and available for free download •Meets required curriculum goals •Supports positive social and emotional development •Relevant to the real lives of students •Helps keep students safe and healthy around dogs
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Through the Woods” as a catalyst for conversation around questions that are useful in examining the impact of cannabis use and regulation on individuals and relationships. “Through the Woods” is about a day in the life of Matthew, a 14-year-old boy who buys cannabis at school to take to his ailing grandmother who raised him until she became too sick to care for him. The story is ripe with easy-to-see themes that young people are sure to question naturally and/or identify with (e.g., stereotypes about cannabis dealers, users and non-users; risks and rewards of selling/buying/using cannabis; and reasons for using). As such, the story can be used to help students develop their skills in asking good questions as they interact with a story and its characters in more complex ways. This lesson aims to deepen students’ understanding of relationships between peers, family members and others as well as the complex nature of human drug use.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people do in life. One of the many ways people choose to experience pleasure is by using drugs, whether it is caffeine, tobacco, cannabis or alcohol. Yet, seeking pleasure is something that we are sometimes made to feel guilty about. This is particularly true when it comes to drugs. So why might it be important to talk about pleasure in the context of drug use? Well, it turns out that, for all of us, our motivations operate within a tension between short-term pleasure and long-term goals. Furthermore, the pleasures of drug use are inextricably bound up with its risks. We cannot effectively talk about the one without the other. This lesson plan aims to engage students to think more critically about the concepts of pleasure, pain and risk related to drug use and to explore why pleasure is often missing from the conversation about drugs. This helps equip students to make more informed choices in their pursuit of pleasure.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11/12 – Composition/New Media/English Studies Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts personal, social, and cultural identities Identify and understand the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts Use digital and multimedia writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary, imaginative, and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Free Feeling: Tom Petty, Cannabis and Music as Craft

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning Americ…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning American musician and lyricist long associated with cannabis and other drugs. This lesson revolves around Tom Petty’s song You Don’t Know How it Feels (1994), which provides a rich opportunity to build drug literacy while exploring the connections between experiences, relationships, emotions, thoughts and actions. The song, with its reference to rolling a joint and sharing it with friends, sparked controversy at the time. This provides an opportunity to explore issues like censorship and artistic freedom. And the history of Tom Petty and his long-time band, the Heartbreakers, provides further opportunity to explore the impacts drug use can have on life, work and relationships. In each case, the use of dialogue rather than the transmission of the “right message” is likely to lead to greater understanding. The instructional strategies provided are examples of how this could be achieved.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Drugs and relationships in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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11
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Ste…
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11
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Stephen Chbosky (and was made into a hit movie in 2012). Perks is a year-long series of ‘Dear Friend’ letters, written by 15-year-old Charlie, to an anonymous older teen whom Charlie believes is non-judgemental and won’t be freaked out by his references to drugs, sex and mental health issues. Charlie’s letters reveal that he is sensitive and very bright, but is struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder and filled with deep sadness owing to the suicide of his only school friend. He’s also filled with rage but doesn’t know why until the end of the story (when a sexual encounter triggers a repressed memory of his being molested by his aunt, who herself was a victim of child molestation by a family member). Perks provides various avenues for meaningful conversations around drug use, sexuality and wellbeing as well as dealing with mental health issues.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11 – Composition Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed Language shapes ideas and influences others Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens People are empowered by being able to communicate effectively Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Read for enjoyment and to achieve personal goals Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to extend thinking Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts enhance and shape meaning and impact Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Evaluate how text structures, literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Express and support an opinion with evidence Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts
Duration
60-90 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   83 downloads

Cannabis and the need for dialogue

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are cr…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are creating debates in Canadian society. When addressing complex issues like drug use, people often find it difficult to have productive conversations. Dialogue provides a different approach. Dialogue is a manner of communication that involves two-way conversations where people not only speak to each other but also really listen. The goal is to leave the conversation with a better understanding of each other and the different perspectives that make up a community. School is a great context for citizens to acquire important dialogic skills. Cannabis legalization provides interesting opportunities to practice and hone these skills. “Turning to One Another” is a insightful poem by Margaret Wheatley about the power of talking with each other and creating social changes. This lesson uses the poem to explore different aspects of dialogue and its significance in the context of shifting policies regarding cannabis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use and experiment with oral storytelling processes
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations  

Nasrin's Journey: Zine and lesson plans

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Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Inspired by the refugee experiences of several st…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
Inspired by the refugee experiences of several students from Byrne Creek Secondary School in Burnaby, this zine tells the story of a fictional Yazidi family who flee from war-torn Iraq to Canada. Students will learn about the many barriers most refugees face before finally settling as permanent residents in their country of asylum. Teachers can print multiple copies of the zine or students can read it on a SMART Board or tablet. The lesson plans help students to delve deeper into the refugee experience.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
refugees
racism
asylum
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=38968
Duration
Several activities ranging from 1 to 3 hours.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
0 recommendations  

Show Racism the Red Card

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a bookle…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a booklet full of lessons and resources to help you talk about racism with your students.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
antiracism
bigotry
stereotype
racialized
URLs
https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/2018%20Show%20Racsim%20the%20Red%20Card%2020180223-web-sm.pdf
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
0 recommendations  

Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teachers in becoming climate change heroes by inspiring students to understand and take actions on climate change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
URLs
https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=27811&libID=27801
Duration
Variety of lessons ranging in duration.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
0 recommendations   81 downloads

Hockey Canada World Juniors School Curriculum & Program

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
Description
Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
Description
Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to coast with lesson plans in all subjects, from Kindergarten to Grade 6. More than 40 lesson plans are now available for Grades 3 to 6 to help students get ready for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, taking place in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C., from Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019. We encourage teachers to use the lesson plans in their classrooms to engage students and generate excitement for Canada’s holiday hockey tradition.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
URLs
https://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/hockey-programs/schools/school-program
Learning Standards
The goal is to engage students in curriculum-based learning, enthuse them with hockey activities and enrich their knowledge and appreciation of the game of hockey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 18, 2018
1 recommendation  

Voices into Action

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC …
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC approved curriculum-based educational resource providing students with information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred. Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media (short documentary style films and compelling visuals) to present information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. While meeting curriculum requirements, you can help students become better people, and make your classroom a better place for learning. Our media resources, along with teacher-led dialogue, give students many perspectives to consider, with opportunities for critical thinking and creative response. By understanding the history of human rights issues in Canada and around the world, they will also gain insight into current issues that occur in their world and their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Residential School System
Truth and Reconciliation
racism
gender issues
homophobia
lgbtqt
black slavery in Canada
underground railroad
genocide
Komagata Maru
Islamophobia
Japanese Internment Camps
Antisemitism
boat people
chinese immigration
URLs
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home?_lang=fr
Learning Standards
Social Justice, grade 12; Social Sciences, grade 12; Social Studies, grades 11, 12; History, grades 11, 12; Visual Arts, grades 11, 12; Drama, grades 11, 12; World Religion, grade 11; Challenge and Change in Society, grade 12; Philosophy, grades 11, 12; Aboriginal (First Nations) Studies, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; English Language Arts, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; Aboriginal / First Nations Languages, grades 10, 11, 12; Psychology, grade 12; Civics and Citizenship, grade 10;; Equity, grades 11, 12; Media (Communication) Studies, grades, 11, 12; Arts, grades 11, 12; Politics (Political Science), grades 11, 12, college, University, Teacher education
Duration
60 per lesson with over 200 lessons/activities
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
0 recommendations  

Choose Your Voice

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units that comprehensively explore prejudice, stereotypes and historical oppression. Students will learn from a variety of media, lessons, activities and discussions, with opportunities to brainstorm, share and compare, participate in class discussions and create graphic organizers. In original five-minute documentary videos, narratives of historical events are described first-hand by survivors. Written by teachers for teachers, the lessons are easy to use, thought-provoking and powerful. Minority groups such as Jews, Muslims, Sikhs and First Nations are represented in the resource to offer students a wide range of perspectives and well-rounded education on the topics presented. Students are encouraged to speak up against all injustices and not be bystanders. Teachers register for free (always).
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
racism
gender issues
Bullying
equality
antisemitism
minority groups
homophobia
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
http://www.choisissezvotrevoix.ca
Learning Standards
Choose Your Voices aligns with the New BC Curriculum including its Core Competencies. It links to curriculum requirements for grades 6, 7 and 8 in every province and territory. It meets objectives for: Social Sciences, Language Arts (English/French), Physical Education (Health unit), Religion, The Arts – Drama, Music, Visual Art, and more. It is adaptable for second-language learners and LD students, exceptional students, grades 4 and 5 and secondary Applied level. It can be used for Safe Schools Programs, anti-bullying programs, Holocaust education, character education, human rights and social justice education.
Duration
60-240 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
0 recommendations   267 downloads

Exploring Phobias

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
Grades 4 – 5: Using language in creative and play…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
ARC Foundation - one year ago
Description
Grades 4 – 5: Using language in creative and playful ways helps us understand how language works. Grades 6 - 7: Developing our understanding of how language works allows us to use it purposefully. Grades 8 - 9: People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives. Grades 4 – 9: Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI123
LGBTQ
gay
lesbian
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 19, 2018
2 recommendations   180 downloads

Annotated Multi-modal Resources (Learning to Write)

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Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual P…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual Prompts" website, as well as a quick introduction to Video Essays.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Languages
Keywords
video essays
writing prompts
URLs
http://visualprompts.weebly.com/
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 27, 2018
1 recommendation   120 downloads

CHEMIST App

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Activity
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Alex S - one year ago
Description
CHEMIST app is the portable chemistry lab that ma…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Alex S - one year ago
Description
CHEMIST app is the portable chemistry lab that makes chemical reactions fun and safe. It allows users to conduct chemistry experiments, explore chemistry equipment and different tools in the virtual space.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
reactions
explosion
chemicals
URLs
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chemist-by-thix/id440666387#platform/ipad
http://thix.co/chemist/
Duration
5 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation   80 downloads

Teaching Poetry Through Multimodality

Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and tex…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and text speak, as well as video poems.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
Duration
30-60 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation   91 downloads

Chemistry Resource Review

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dorian K - one year ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos …
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Dorian K - one year ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos and Chemistry for the Community 6th Edition Textbook Produced by the American Chemical Society.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
ChemCom
Duration
Varies depending on resource [~10 minutes per video, Textbook can vary depending on use]
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation   54 downloads

Resource Guide: The National Film Board of Canada and Venngage

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Joanne Hui - one year ago
Description
This file includes two brief descriptions on the …
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Joanne Hui - one year ago
Description
This file includes two brief descriptions on the uses of the resources "The National Film Board of Canada" and "Venngage".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
resource
resourceguide
ela
ell
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
0 recommendations   61 downloads

Resource Portfolio (myShakespeare, lingro)

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
msvchen - one year ago
Description
A comprehensive resource guide on two widely used…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
msvchen - one year ago
Description
A comprehensive resource guide on two widely used websites: myShakespeare and lingro. Teachers can access this and learn the benefits and challenges of using these resources in the ELA and ELL classroom.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
resource guide
technology
URLs
http://www.myshakespeare.com
http://www.lingro.com
Learning Standards
Comprehensive guide, including the benefits and challenges of two widely used resources in the ELA classroom: myShakespeare and lingro.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation  

"Decomposition Mission" by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instrctors

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascinating and complex process of decomposition and lay the foundation for deeper understanding of concepts related to matter and energy transfer in ecosystems. Through exploration and discussion, students go beyond simple definitions. Instead, students discover key characteristics of decomposition as they struggle with creating a sequence for decomposing wood and leaves. They learn the difference between physical decomposition and chemical decomposition and that many things contribute to decomposition, but certain organisms are classified as decomposers. They also search for and discuss evidence of decomposers, make model diagrams to further develop their ideas about the process of decomposition, and discuss decomposition and its role in the cycling of matter. Finally, students are challenged to recognize the evidence and impact of decomposition in the ecosystems they explore.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Ecology
Ecosystem
Forest
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Decomposition-Mission.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/decomposition-mission/
Learning Standards
Students will: - Explore, observe, and compare samples of decomposing materials and use reasoning to determine the level of decomposition among them - Search for and classify decomposers (or evidence of them) as fungi, bacteria or invertebrates - Investigate and discuss decomposition as the process of breaking down dead organisms and their waste materials into smaller and simpler forms of matter - Create a model diagram for the process of decomposition - Discuss the role decomposers play in making matter available to living plants
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   67 downloads

Story Extension (Creative write)

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Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Lif…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber, students write an extension to the story - one additional daydream!
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
short stories
extension
URLs
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1939/03/18/the-secret-life-of-walter-james-thurber
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   190 downloads

Portrait Inspired Creative Writing

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Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment i…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment inspired by portraits from the "Humans of New York" website. They will write a first person narrative, and complete a partnered revision process to improve their writing before submitting a final draft.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
revision
URLs
http://www.humansofnewyork.com/
Duration
2-3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   160 downloads

Imitating Imagery Poems

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry t…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry through a collection of poems, and are then asked to imitate a classic.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   249 downloads

Digital Scavenger Hunt

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they tak…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they take photos of the literary items to be found and compile them using Animoto.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
literary devices
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   443 downloads

Character Analysis

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small grou…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small group work, students analyse characters and develop an understanding of character traits as well as how to use evidence to derive traits.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
character traits
group work
partnered work
paragraph writing
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   216 downloads

Character Instagram

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activ…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activity using a hand-drawn Instagram profile and paragraph writing activity. Can be altered for any text that allows for character analysis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
character analysis
social media
paragraph writing
Duration
2 lessons (and home completion time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
2 recommendations  

Inquiry Labs for Chem 11

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Tanya Virani - one year ago
Description
This website holds a collection of lab activities…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Tanya Virani - one year ago
Description
This website holds a collection of lab activities for Chemistry 11 that are either guided inquiry (I provide the question, students figure out the procedure) or that build skills to support inquiry (ex: brainstorming procedures together, finding patterns in data, using claim/evidence/reasoning to make conclusions based on evidence). It should be expanded over the next year to include Chemistry 12 resources.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
experiments
URLs
https://inquirychem.weebly.com/
Learning Standards
Inquiry labs address many curricular competencies. Labs connect with most units in Chemistry 11
Duration
Varied
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 3, 2018
0 recommendations   70 downloads

Listen Sketch Predict

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the boo…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the book is about based on the title and cover page. Then read the story, stopping at different parts to ask questions and clarify understanding. Have students sketch images of their predictions.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
story
Learning Standards
Objective: -To have students sketch the important parts of the story. -To have students predict what will happen in the story by the cover page, and throughout the story by stopping. -Last, students will discuss their thoughts, feelings, and predictions as a class.
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
1 recommendation  

Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
Duration
Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
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Women and Alcohol

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC docume…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC documentary and other marketing pieces to explore social concepts and health issues related to women and alcohol. A teacher's guide with links to other resources is available. This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC documentary and other marketing pieces to explore social concepts and health issues related to women and alcohol. A teacher's guide with links to other resources is available.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
History
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/women-alcohol.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies (Social Studies 10) Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the significance of people, places, events and developments, and compare varying perspectives on their historical significance at particular times and places, and from group to group. Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this time period Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, and events, by comparing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs Make reasoned ethical judgments about controversial actions in the past and present, and whether we have a responsibility to respond Curricular competencies (Physical and Health Education 10). Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities, including social and cultural factors Identify factors that influence health messages from a variety of sources and analyze their influence on behaviour Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use for others Analyze strategies for promoting mental well-being for self and others Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships Propose strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive or exploitive situations Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being Reflect on outcomes of personal healthy-living goals and assess strategies used Identify and apply strategies to pursue personal healthy-living goals Curricular competencies (English Language Arts/Media Studies 11/12) Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual and multi-modal texts, guide inquiry and extend thinking Think critically, creatively and reflectively to explore ideas within, between and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social and cultural contexts, values and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking Demonstrate understanding and communicate increasingly sophisticated ideas through a wide variety of digital and print media, including opportunities to evaluate sources of information
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 15, 2018
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Discussion questions for the movie Elijah

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie Elijah which was aired in 2007, and is available through Mongrel Media. It is about the role that Elijah Harper took in the Meech Lake Accord negotiations. It uses many television techniques to engage the audience and portrays an interesting time on the road to sovereignty/ self determination for First Nations.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
First Peoples
New Media
Learning Standards
Common themes in First Peoples’ texts Reconciliation in Canada Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic-factors Understand and evaluate how literary elements and new media techniques and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Text features and structures • narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples’ texts • form, function, and genre of texts, including new media texts • rhetorical devices • elements of style
Duration
120- 150 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2018
2 recommendations   226 downloads

'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Children - Book / Media List 2 - is organized by 6 themes. The categories start with the internal / personal connection to nature and progress to the 'global citizenship' level. I do not see the levels as being sequential; each learning group will have its interests and curricular to consider. There are 54 recommended reads in total (to date).
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
2 recommendations   333 downloads

'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
3 recommendations  

Printing Like a Pro! - An Evidence-Based Resource for Teaching Students to Print

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
imontgomery@cw.bc.ca - one year ago
Description
Printing Like a Pro! Printing Like a Pro! is a fr…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
imontgomery@cw.bc.ca - one year ago
Description
Printing Like a Pro! Printing Like a Pro! is a free cognitively-based printing program for the primary grades. It is evidence-based and designed for classroom use and for use with students who have printing/handwriting challenges. This program uses a developmental framework, teaching letters from easiest to hardest to form. Cognitive strategies include use of self-talk, and self-reflection and evaluation with a focus on key strategies for neat printing. Worksheet sets include letters, words, and sight word sentences as well as numbers. It is easy to download and access: http://www.childdevelopment.ca/SchoolAgeTherapy/SchoolAgeTherapyClassResources.aspx
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
English Language Arts
Learning
Special needs
Keywords
Handwriting
Classroom-based printing instruction
URLs
http://www.childdevelopment.ca/SchoolAgeTherapy/SchoolAgeTherapyClassResources.aspx
Learning Standards
Writing
Duration
30-45 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 15, 2018

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