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CLIMATE CRISIS: Physical Science, Natural Variability & Anthropogenic Impacts & Mitigating Global Warming - 2019/2020 Revision

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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, photos and cites the work of hundreds of scientists and organizations such as the IPCC, NASA, Environment Canada, Royal Society of Canada, and Natural Resources Canada, to name a few. My resource is an update on the science of climate change, extreme weather, protecting nature and biodiversity, advancing renewable energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with frequent reference to Canada and in particular British Columbia. Global impacts, mitigation and adaptation are explained throughout the text. My ten years of research cites reputable journals, national and international organizations and the media. Research covers climate change from the Arctic to the Antarctic, projection of climate change, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, El Nino/La Nina, extreme weather, renewables, the oil sands and transport of bitumen, and Canada's contribution at the UN COP meetings. This book is meant as a resource for our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded September 2019.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Research
Curriculum
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Law
Revised Curriculum
Environmental Science
Keywords
projecting climate change
natural variabilty
BC climate initiatives
Kyoto to Paris
Oil pipelines
Global warming
ocean circulation
Deniers of climate change
renewables
hydrogen and electric cars
extreme weather
pollution
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change with curriculum concepts in the Sciences and Social Studies.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2016
1 recommendation   140 downloads

Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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

En'owkin: What It Means to a Sustainable Community by Jeannette Armstrong

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Journal Article
Online Journal
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
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Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high language of the Okanagan people, provides a foundation for sustainable living. This is an article written by Jeannette Armstrong, teaching us about "What it Means to be a Sustainable Community."
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations Perspectives
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/article/enowkin-what-it-means-sustainable-community
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation   494 downloads

Factors that affect union participation by teachers

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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Denise Wood - 5 years ago
Description
This thesis was written to complete a Master's in…
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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Denise Wood - 5 years ago
Description
This thesis was written to complete a Master's in Educational Leadership at Vancouver Island University. This study investigated factors that encouraged public school teachers to participate or discouraged them from participating in their union. Survey respondents indicated ways and to what degree they participated both formally and informally, and responded to open-ended questions about the factors that motivated their level of participation. Three focus group interviews were conducted with high, medium, and low level participants, and the interview data were compared to survey results. The majority of teachers in this study reported a desire to be supportive of their union, and a willingness to become involved if an issue was important.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Keywords
Unions
Union participation
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 6, 2014
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'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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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
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Hungry Families Info-graphic and Poverty Month: Week 2 resources

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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipovert…
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipoverty Action Group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice based on results of the BCTF Poverty in Education Survey. Use this info-graphic to spark discussions in your classroom or with your colleagues during the second week of Antipoverty month in February. The resource document "Antipoverty month week 2" can be used for follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
hunger
food insecurity
poverty month
well being
emotional health
mental health
underfunding
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/rev2%20Jan%2012%202016%20HungryStudents.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%202%20hungry%20students%20resources%281%29.pdf
Duration
30 - 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 5, 2016
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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
4 recommendations   1617 downloads

Living and Learning in a SmartBoard World

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Submitted By
Charlie Naylor - 5 years ago
Description
A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by …
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Submitted By
Charlie Naylor - 5 years ago
Description
A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by the Livingstone Teacher Inquiry Group which included teachers, a Principal, university and BCTF researchers. Ten chapters are written by teachers and describe teaching strategies and approaches using Smartboards with diverse learners in an East Vancouver (BC) elementary school. The chapters focus on how to meet diverse student needs rather than the details of the technology. Three Chapters explore the nature of the learning community and are written by UBC faculty, a graduate student and a teacher union researcher.
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Cross-Curricular
Research
Keywords
Teaching
diverse learners
technology
Teacher Inquiry
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 25, 2014
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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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Activity
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
7
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Submitted By
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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#rethinkgiving from the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson plans, videos, fact sheets, etc that allow…
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 5 years ago
Description
Lesson plans, videos, fact sheets, etc that allow you to explore poverty and over consumption and 'justice not charity' during the 'giving season' such as Christmas and beyond. Can be adapted for all grades.
Subject
Home Economics
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
Christmas
anti-poverty
overconsumption
justice not charity
food bank
URLs
http://bcpovertyreduction.ca/rethinkgiving/
Duration
Variety of lessons and a variety of durations
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 5, 2014
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School Fees and Adequacy of Resources Info-Graphic and Antipoverty Month Week 3 Resources

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty act…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
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 in the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey. Use the info-graphic to spark conversations in your class or with your colleagues during week three of Antipoverty month in February. The Week 3 resource documents provides additional sources of information and follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
antipoverty month
barriers
school act
education costs
accessibility
financial assistance
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Climbing%20the%20Money%20Wall%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%203%20school%20fees.docx.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016

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