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Association of BC Drama Educators

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Lana OBrien - 5 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resource…
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Lana OBrien - 5 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resources.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Drama
lesson plans
URLs
http://www.bcdramateachers.com/lessonsresources.html
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2014
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The Points of Inquiry: A Framework for Information Literacy and the 21st Century Learner

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Heather Daly - 5 years ago
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A practical framework to help teachers implement …
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Heather Daly - 5 years ago
Description
A practical framework to help teachers implement an inquiry approach in classrooms.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
English Language Arts
Keywords
inquiry-based learning
multiliteracies
transliteracy
questioning
investigating
reflection
reading
URLs
https://bctla.ca/resources/point-of-inquiry/
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 21, 2014
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Laura Candler's Cooperative Learning Cabinet

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BC Cooperative Learning PSA - 5 years ago
Description
Link to Laura Candler's File Cabinet on Cooperati…
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BC Cooperative Learning PSA - 5 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
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BC Co-operative Learning PSA
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2014
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From the Heart Poetry – English First Peoples 12

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Unit Plan
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12
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
The poetry chosen for study in this unit is prima…
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Unit Plan
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12
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FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
The poetry chosen for study in this unit is primarily written in English, although some of the poets include words and lines from songs in their native languages. Students will hear voices from many diverse First Peoples communities but they will easily recognize a commonality of world view in the themes of the poems: respect for and appreciation of the natural environment, the importance of relations with family and community, trust in the wisdom of Elders, the power that comes from the spirit world, and the devastating impact of colonization. Students will also recognize that the structures and poetic devices used in crafting this poetry is similar to poetry written by non-First Peoples writers, but that the voices of the poets and their imagery is distinctly different.
Subject
English Language Arts
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 6, 2014
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Curation and Online Resources for Teaching and Learning Japanese

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Stacia Johnson - 4 years ago
Description
This presentation defines online curation and off…
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Stacia Johnson - 4 years ago
Description
This presentation defines online curation and offers some choices for digitally curating. In today's world where the amount of online information can be overwhelming, digital curation can help teachers organize online resources. For that purpose, a few examples of good sites for curating will be offered. In addition, links to Japanese learning and teaching resources have been curated through a visual Symbaloo page and a list on Listly.
Subject
Languages
Japanese
URLs
http://consociatedclassrooms.edublogs.org
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 6, 2014
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Canadian Human Rights Toolkit

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Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
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The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadia…
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Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
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The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have worked in partnership to bring together a rich digital selection of human rights education resources for Kindergarten to Grade 12 in English and French. The resources in this toolkit were carefully reviewed by teachers and will link you to a variety of literature, media and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
human right
URLs
http://www.imagine-action.ca/hr-dp/default.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 28, 2015
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Speak Truth to Power Canada, Defenders for Human Rights

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Canadian Teachers' Federation - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers' Federation's "Speak Truth …
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Canadian Teachers' Federation - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers' Federation's "Speak Truth to Power Canada, Defenders for Human Rights" is an educational resource that can serve as a catalyst to reverse apathy by igniting passion, instilling responsible citizenship values, and emphasizing that the attainment of individual rights is intrinsically tied to the attainment of collective rights. Personal stories from Canadian defenders address issues that are relevant to students today.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Languages
First Nations
French/FSL
Social Studies
Keywords
Equality
Social Justice
Gender and Sexual Diversity
Human Trafficking
Truth and Reconciliation
Cultural Identity
URLs
http://sttpcanada.ctf-fce.ca
Duration
Twelve individual lesson plans that range from 3-60 minute sessions to 5-60 minute sessions.
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 28, 2015
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Learning about Homelessness

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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia"…
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia" is a resource guide, produced by Jennifer Hale, for teachers to use with their students to support aspects of British Columbia senior high-school courses, including Civics 11, Social Studies 11, Economics 12, Family Studies 10-12, First Nations 12, Law 12, and Social Justice 12. For more antipoverty resources, see the following link: http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=21358&libID=21348
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Poverty
Civics
Income Inequality
URLs
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Learning Standards
The lessons contained in the resource meet learning outcomes that are part of the mandated curriculum in the British Columbia Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs). The resource is also appropriate for use in other courses and grade levels, and with other youth and adult groups.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
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Project of Heart – Illuminating the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools in BC

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Chris - 4 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support clas…
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Chris - 4 years ago
Description
This resource is a visual journey to support classroom teachers, post secondary and adult educators to understand and learn about the hidden history of Indian Residential Schools. This document can be used towards developing self awareness in every discipline. Developing self awareness is a key element on the journey towards reconciliation. This resource can be used from K to post secondary in a diverse manner. E.g group discussion and exploration towards self awareness, whole class investigations and supports project base learning etc.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Social Studies
History
Law
Keywords
Aboriginal
Indian Residential School
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/HiddenHistory/
Learning Standards
Learning more about Aboriginal history, specifically colonization and the impacts of Indian Residential Schools.
Duration
This resource is a life long journey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 14, 2015
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States of Matter

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Science World British Columbia - 3 years ago
Description
States of matter can be more than just your avera…
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Science World British Columbia - 3 years ago
Description
States of matter can be more than just your average solids, liquids and gases! When water turns into snow, is it still water? The answer is yes! Our world is filled with solids, liquids, gases and even other matter that can go from one state of matter to another without changing its chemical substance. In this unit, students explore these different states of matter and their interactions. Students can make non-Newtonian fluids, observe how temperature and pressure affect matter, and explore solutions.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Earth Science
Keywords
evaporation
boiling
freezing
air pressure
frost
prediction
observation
URLs
https://www.scienceworld.ca/resources/units/states-matter
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 20, 2015
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Black Strathcona Project

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Nassim - 3 years ago
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"This guide and interactive map could be used as …
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Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Strathcona
Vancouver
Black History Month
URLs
http://blackstrathcona.com/education/
Learning Standards
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona. The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
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English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
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Free K-12 Lesson Plans

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Teacher.org - 3 years ago
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Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
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Teacher.org - 3 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
Keywords
Elementary Lesson Plans
High School Lesson Plans
Middle School Lesson Plans
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
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Poverty Reduction Plan Info-graphic and week 4 poverty month resources

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty act…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty action group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice, is based on information from the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey. Use the info-graphic to spark conversations in your class or with your colleagues during week four of Antipoverty month in February. The Week 3 resource documents provides additional sources of information and follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
antipoverty month
poverty reduction plan
living wage
minimum wage
childcare
health services
social assistance
taxation
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2015%20Breaking%20the%20Cycle%20infographic%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%204%20poverty%20reduction%20plan%20resources.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016
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Peace and Global Education Respect all Life: poster and lesson plans

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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This recently updated poster can be using to spar…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This recently updated poster can be using to spark classroom discussions around actions students can take in response to environmental threats. The back of the poster lists a number of activities students can carry out culminating in an action plan to effect systemic change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Science
Earth Science
Social Studies
Keywords
ecological crisis
global warming
environmental footprint
environmental impact
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Programs/GlobalEd/2015-PAGEPoster-RESPECT.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 19, 2016
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Peace and Global Education Share with Others: poster and lesson plans

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CASJ - 3 years ago
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Use this newly updated poster and quote to spark …
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Use this newly updated poster and quote to spark discussions about globalization, inequities and fair trade. The back of the poster contains lesson plans to follow up on this discussion and support students in reflecting on their role in contributing to a more equitable global economy at the personal and school wide level.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Keywords
sweat shops
globalization
trade agreements
solidarity
sustainable
inequity
consumption
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Programs/GlobalEd/2015%20PAGE%20Poster-SHARE.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 19, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: Daddy's Roomate. Being Gay is Just One More Kind of Love

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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
Description
Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay …
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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
Description
Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay is just another kind of love. The bears inform us about the legalization of gay marriage in Ireland. Here in Canada too, people of the same gender can marry each other. The bears place emphasis on a number of points. Not everyone supports gay marriage, although, it was a majority rule. We always need to respect all views. How can we be all we can be when we're not allowed to be true to ourselves? The bears say, as long as you're not hurting yourself or others, you should be able to be true to yourself. If you can't be true to yourself, maybe you're not allowed to be or maybe you're too afraid for to be, to remember, that gay marriage didn't just happen overnight. It took a lot of courage, for people to stand up for something they believe in. What do you believe in? Will you take a stand? Taking the first step is the hardest.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
gay
daddy's roommate
social emotional learning
at risk students
URLs
https://youtu.be/l4a6-xLJgZE
Learning Standards
-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
20 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom

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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
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Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is i…
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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
Description
Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is intended to provide free math and literacy lessons, as well as, to have an ongoing conversation with like-minded people. Emphasis is placed on social emotional learning, mystery, creativity, and imagination. Strongly, as a public educator, I feel these elements help to evoke independent critical thinking skills, while opening a gateway to optimism. Personally, I love philosophical metacognitive conversations. Inside all of us, there is a child. Let that child play. Fully, I support play-based learning/inquiry-based learning at all levels of learning. In these environments, people thrive by having the opportunity to do their own thinking, reaching their own conclusions independently or in a group. Centers, give way to incorporate the multiple intelligences and differentiated learning. Is it farfetched to believe Big Foot exists? Do fairies really exist? Why you ask? Well...why not! Dinosaurs once ruled this planet.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Keywords
social-emotional learning
math
literacy
critical thinking
imagination
multiple intelligences
differentiated learning
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVa1C4QXhBo9BaX6BaOZYog
Learning Standards
-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
30 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: A Terrible Thing Happened

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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
Description
Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman …
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Gina Casella - 2 years ago
Description
Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. We the readers are not informed of what it was. This story is gently told and illustrated. It is a call-out to reinforce how negative emotions manifest inside of us. Violent acts, don't always have to be stereotype examples involving people. Violence includes natural disasters, like floods or hurricanes. A car accident or a fire are other examples. Please know, we are all wearing the ruby slippers. We all have the power within ourselves to move forward in our lives. No, it isn't always easy. Remember, taking the first step, in anything, is the hardest step. Talk to someone today!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
at risk students
social-emotional learning
critical thinking
violence
gangs
URLs
https://youtu.be/mcX6vq4VOQM
Learning Standards
Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
30 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Canadian Letters and Images Project - Teacher's Guide

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Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
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The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
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Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
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The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Begun in August 2000, the Project is located in the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. Through the digitization of contemporary letters, diaries, photographs, and other related materials, the Project permits Canadians to tell their story, and Canada’s story, through their own words and images. The Teacher's Guide contains 12 English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons that support curricular competencies associated with historical thinking.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Remembrance Day
World War I
World War II
WW1
WW2
historical thinking
URLs
http://canadianletters.ca/content/teacher-resources
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 3, 2016
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International Women's day

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CASJ - 2 years ago
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Website with activities to do for International W…
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CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Website with activities to do for International Women's day on March 8.
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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
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Skits to Solve School Problems in Peaceful Ways

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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Children love performing and watching themselves …
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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Children love performing and watching themselves on film. This lesson uses scenario planning, acting, filming and analyzing to practice solving problems peacefully in ways that are relevant and personalized for students. It can be adapted to any age level simply by adjusting the depth of dialogue and complexity of conflict situations. The process helps students develop empathy by providing them with an opportunity to think and apply their knowledge and experience to conflict and problem solving skits. Research shows that empathy is positively linked to peaceful conflict resolution and both predicts successful conflict management as well as reduces the likelihood of getting involved in conflict in the first place.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Competencies
Social Emotional Learning
Mindfulness
Empathy
Compassion
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/lesson-plan-skits-to-solve-school-problems-in-peaceful-ways
Learning Standards
Students will be able to: identify what getting along looks, sounds and feels like, identify peaceful choices in common school/classroom problems, practice working through "school or classroom conflicts" faced at school, reflect on the cause of the "problem" or conflict, the feelings that exist during conflict and the potential actions to solve them peacefully.
Duration
45 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
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Matthew Morin: Overcoming Adversity

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Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
With heartfelt honesty, Matthew Morin shares his …
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Heart Mind Online - 2 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
5 recommendations  

8 Activities to Foster Gratitude with Children & Youth

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social an…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Gratitude is linked with many physical, social and emotional benefits and is an important skill to foster with children and youth. When choosing an action to do so, however, research indicates that if the activity is forced or feels like homework it isn’t a good match. The outcome isn’t authentic and the results fall short of the potential benefits that experiencing gratitude offers. The most effective gratitude activities are ones that engage children’s interests and strengths.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Mindfulness
Friendship
Kindness
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/8-activities-to-foster-gratitude-with-children-youth
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others.
Duration
20 - 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
2 recommendations  

Youth Circles: Check-ins & Debriefs

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Activity
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Circle Sharing can encourage students to feel sec…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Heart Mind Online - 2 years ago
Description
Circle Sharing can encourage students to feel secure and calm. It encourages healthy relationships amongst youth in their classrooms and schools that promotes “integration”. According to author and psychiatrist Dan Seigel when we integrate within relationships, we honour differences between ourselves and others, This promotes linkages through compassionate understanding and communication. Integration creates harmony.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
Core Compentencies
Social Emotional Learning
Empathy
Compassion
Self-Regulation
Conflict Resolution
URLs
http://heartmindonline.org/resources/youth-circles-check-ins-debriefs
Learning Standards
Create strategies for promoting the health and well-being of the school and community.
Duration
10-30 min
Language
English
Date Created
May 9, 2017
1 recommendation  

Grade 4 Chemistry Teacher Guide

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans, rubrics and ideas to guide you through your Grade 4 Chemistry lesson. You will find ideas for Inquiry project and ways to weave in Aboriginal ways of knowing. This kit contains lots of great hands on activities to try with your class.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
experiments
matter
mass
phase changes
URLs
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/grade4/Pages/Gr4chemteacher.aspx
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/grade4/Documents/sd71_web_Chemistry_g4.pdf
Learning Standards
Matter has mass, takes up space, and can change phase.?
Duration
varies
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2017
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Grade 1 Chemistry Teacher Guide

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans, rubrics and ideas to guide you through your Grade 1 Chemistry lesson. You will find ideas for Inquiry project and ways to weave in Aboriginal ways of knowing. This kit contains lots of great hands on activities to try with your class.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
properties of matter
matter
URLs
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/grade1/Pages/Gr1chemteacher.aspx
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/grade1/Documents/sd71_web_Chemistry_g1.pdf
Learning Standards
Matter is useful because of its properties.
Duration
varies
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2017
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Kindergarten Chemistry Teacher Guide

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
Kara Dawson - 2 years ago
Description
This Science Kit contains resources, lesson plans, rubrics and ideas to guide you through your Grade Chemistry lesson. You will find ideas for Inquiry project and ways to weave in Aboriginal ways of knowing.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
matter
URLs
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/kindergarten/Pages/Kindechemteacher.aspx
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/chemistry/kindergarten/Documents/sd71_web_Chemistry_K.pdf
Learning Standards
Humans interact with matter every day through familiar materials.
Duration
varies
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2017
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Dancingbackwards.ca - 2 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Dancingbackwards.ca - 2 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable school program, www.dancingbackwards.ca, celebrates Canada's women in political leadership and Indigenous women in governance. This online course for teachers of grades 5-8 focuses on engaged citizenship, gender equality, and the need for gender parity in decision making. The program provides teachers with multi-media lesson plans and activities that culminate in a final project in which students discover and document the story of one political woman in leadership or governance in Canada. Their 3-minute storytellings are then added to the website’s ever-expanding Her Story Archive, cementing women’s political contributions into history. Dancing Backwards satisfies various curriculum criteria for BC and all other provinces in Social Studies, English, Arts Education, and History (https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/the-program/learning-standards-outcomes-by-province
Subject
Arts Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
cultural partnerships
status of women
URLs
http://www.dancingbackwards.ca
Learning Standards
Core Competencies, Big Ideas, Learning Standards: https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/program-appendices/31-learning-outcomes-by-province
Duration
Ideally 1-2 hrs/ per week over 8 week period, but flexible to fit teachers' schedule
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 10, 2017
1 recommendation  

Sky, Water, Earth

Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Sharon Hu - 2 years ago
Description
Sky, Water, Earth is a collection of free, online…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Sharon Hu - 2 years ago
Description
Sky, Water, Earth is a collection of free, online, self-paced experiences that takes the form of a career preparation initiative for youths interested in the field of science. This is a year-long joint initiative between UBC Faculty of Education, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, and the HR MacMillan Space Centre that runs from September 2017 to September 2018. The project guides youths to participate in learning playlists that help them build competencies outlined by the National Research Council Canada (NRC), some of which overlap with the BC Curriculum Core Competencies. Learners choose playlists they want to work on, each highlighting one or more of the NRC competencies for excellence in research - such as creative thinking, communication, teamwork, and more. Students complete competency-based activities through playlists, and earn points which can be redeemed for a variety of unique Real-World Opportunities curated to build success in their future careers.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Careers
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Keywords
competencies
environmental science
biology
eco justice
URLs
https://www.skywaterearth.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 12, 2017
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Sanofi Biogenius Canada

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Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) program has nurtured young minds by challenging high school students to carry out groundbreaking research projects in the field of biotechnology. Grade 9-12 students apply in the fall to participate in the SBC program. Those selected for the SBC competition are matched with local mentors, giving students hands-on research experience in a professional lab setting. Participants compile their results and present their findings at regional competitions, vying for cash prizes and the chance to advance to the National and International Biogenius competitions. In past years, participant research projects ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to agriculture and the environment. Many have since been patented and commercialized, garnering international media attention and igniting a true culture of innovation in Canada. More information is available at http://www.biogenius.ca.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Keywords
biotechnology
science fair
competition
student project
extracurricular
URLs
http://biogenius.ca/participate/generate-interest-2-5-2/
Duration
Independent Student Project
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
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Teaching the Japanese Canadian Internment

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - 2 years ago
Description
A Grade 5 and 6 Unit with lessons and a field stu…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
Natalie Wai - 2 years ago
Description
A Grade 5 and 6 Unit with lessons and a field study option to introduce the history of Japanese Canadian discrimination in Vancouver, BC.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
internment japanese canadian
world war II
racism
injustice
URLs
http://hastingspark1942.ca
http://tashme.ca/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/research/japanese-canadian-history-in-brief/
http://centre.nikkeiplace.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/JC-history-intro-and-reading_v2.pdf
Learning Standards
Content: -Past discriminatory government policies and actions such as the Head Tax, the Komagatu Maru Incident, residential schools and internments (Social Studies 5) -Human rights and responses to discrimination in Canadian society (Social Studies 5) -Global poverty and inequality issues including class structure and gender (Social Studies 6) Curricular Competencies: -Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to text and develop understanding of self, community, and world (English Language Arts 5) -Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in text (English Language Arts 6) -Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity (English Language Arts 5+6) -Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways (English Language Arts 6)
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2017
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Choose Your Voice - free, online, bilingual humanities teaching resource

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Activity
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Lesson Plan
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Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of 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 that follow 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.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
racism
oppression
genocide
Indigenous
Holocaust
URLs
http://www.chooseyourvoice.ca
Learning Standards
ERAC approved resource teaches about discrimination, racism, historical oppression, and heroism. Using videos, lesson plans, and activities teachers can use all 4 chapters and fulfill many of the curriculum requirements for social studies and English.
Duration
30-60 minutes over a few days
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 22, 2017
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Learn Like An Adventurer!

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Presentation
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Yoshifumi Murakami created this PowerPoint presen…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Yoshifumi Murakami created this PowerPoint presentation focused on teaching languages using social media. He has included his recommendations for social media and hashtags to facilitate basic conversation between your students and native speakers of their target language.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Teaching Strategies
Languages
Cantonese
First Nations
French/FSL
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Punjabi
Spanish
Keywords
superconference
modern languages
BCATML
URLs
http://goo.gl/DNB4hH
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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Balanced K-3 Literacy Program

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
This PowerPoint is for a session by Lisa Watson a…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
This PowerPoint is for a session by Lisa Watson and Sasha Zekulin (Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention) that provided practical routines and strategies for designing a comprehensive literacy program supporting the core essentials of primary literacy development.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
English Language Arts
Keywords
literacy
reading
writing
primary
superconference
POPEI
URLs
https://www.popey.ca/sites/default/files/Balanced%20K-3%20Literacy%20Program-opt.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
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Effective K-3 Writing Instruction

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
This PowerPoint presentation is for a session by …
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
This PowerPoint presentation is for a session by Lisa Watson and Sasha Zekulin (Provincial Outreach Program for Early Intervention) on routines and strategies to create a balanced writing program in primary classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
English Language Arts
Keywords
literacy
writing
primary
POPEI
superconference
URLs
https://www.popey.ca/sites/default/files/Effective%20K-3%20Writing%20Instruction-opt.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
1 recommendation  

Bringing Back The Literacy In Digital Literacy

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Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-based approach to learning, the need to develop diverse digital literacies becomes even more crucial. But how can we keep up when new apps and programs keep popping up? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin talks about getting past an app-centred paradigm and to go back to what is at the core of digital literacy so that we can teach our students to be truly literate in the 21st century.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
English Language Arts
Keywords
digital literacy
information literacy
computers
internet
CUEBC
BCTLA
technology
superconference
URLs
https://www.academia.edu/34936387/Bringing_back_the_literacy_in_digital_literacy
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
2 recommendations  

Carrie Gelson Superconference Resources

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Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
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7
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
In her 2017 PSA Superconference sessions, Carrie …
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
In her 2017 PSA Superconference sessions, Carrie shared ideas of how to bring more interactive and engaging nonfiction read-alouds into your weekly routines and how to approach reading instruction through a Reading Workshop model. She includes links to read-aloud non-fiction and Reading Workshop resources on her website, https://thereisabookforthat.com.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
non-fiction
literacy
reading
picture books
URLs
https://thereisabookforthat.com/nonfiction-resources/nonfiction-picture-books-for-reading-aloud/
https://thereisabookforthat.com/reading-workshop-resources/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
2 recommendations  

Building Portfolios, Rubrics and Assessment Resources (Jennifer Moroz)

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Classroom printables
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Jennifer Moroz presented at the 2017 PSA Supercon…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Jennifer Moroz presented at the 2017 PSA Superconference on how to assemble student portfolios that celebrate individual growth in curricular and core competencies, and how to use reading and writing performance standards as scaffolding to create personalized learning targets for every student. The linked zip files will provide many different BC teacher examples created and curated by Jennifer.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
rubrics
assessment
competencies
journals
self-assessment
templates
URLs
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/Portfolio.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/core_competency.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/Stuff.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/K-4%20Teachers.zip
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
3 recommendations  

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

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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
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…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
6
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10
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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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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
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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
1 recommendation  

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

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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
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Choose Your Voice

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Activity
Assessment
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Unit Plan
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Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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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 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
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Voices into Action

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VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC …
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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
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Climate change heroes posters and lesson plans

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
These poster and lesson plans support K–12 teache…
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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
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Show Racism the Red Card

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pre-K
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
Description
The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a bookle…
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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
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Nasrin's Journey: Zine and lesson plans

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CASJ - one year ago
Description
Inspired by the refugee experiences of several st…
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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
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Media Military Complex

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CASJ - 5 months ago
Description
Through a series of activities, students will: - …
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CASJ - 5 months ago
Description
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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Fun Science Experiments

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

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