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100 Years of Women's Activism in BC (research project)

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Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or c…
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Laura Lafortune - 3 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan that may be used as-is or could be tweaked depending on the needs of your students. Students research one of several suggested female BC activists. Suggested research sources included.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
activism
bc history
vote
history
Duration
2-3 lessons (depending on depth of research)
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 17, 2016
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"And Tango Makes Three" Same-sex family lesson plan

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Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories hel…
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Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
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Everyone has a unique story to share. Stories help us learn about ourselves, our families, and other people. Curiosity and wonder leads us to new discoveries about ourselves and the world around us. By reading “And Tango Makes Three”, we not only learn about penguins and the penguin life cycle, but about other family structures (i.e. same-sex families) and how same-sex couples can become parents. This lesson plan can be used cross-curricula with Socials, PHE, ELA, and may also be used in Science (i.e. if combined with a stronger focus on the penguin life cycle, habitat, etc.)
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
Same-sex families
human rights
Sexuality
Learning Standards
Socials K-3: Explore the ways in which individuals and families differ and are the same; diverse cultures, backgrounds, and perspectives within the local and other communities; aspects of life shared by and common to different people (i.e. same-sex family structures/sexual orientation and identity) PHE K-3: Caring behaviours in groups and families; develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others; identify personal skills, interests, and preferences and describe how they influence self-identity ELA K-3: Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity; demonstrate awareness of the role that story plays in personal, family, and community identity; use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning; recognize the structure and elements of story; engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers to develop understanding of self, identity, and community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 23, 2017
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Animal Welfare: A Key Component in Social Justice

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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are su…
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BCSPCA - 3 years ago
Description
Animals are vulnerable beings in that they are subjected to situations beyond their control. Using animals as a bridge to discuss social justice issues can be a way to ease students into more sensitive and personal social justice issues such as racism and stereotyping. Included in this package are some outlined activities and discussion questions that should get the conversation started. These are designed to encourage students to think critically about where their beliefs and ideas come from and help them in their future discussions about issues involving people in society, as well as give them a chance to reflect on their own views on animals.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Social Responsibility
Critical thinking
Animal welfare
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
Personal awareness, social responsibility, critical thinking.
Duration
60-120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages - Élèves de 5 à 7 ans

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pre-K
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuill…
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pre-K
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuilles de travail, la trousse Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages contient tout ce qu'il faut pour aider les éducateurs à faire découvrir aux élèves ce qui caractérise les animaux sauvages, et pourquoi ils doivent le rester.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
faune sauvage
francais
Learning Standards
Les élèves de 5 à 7 ans apprendront à distinguer les animaux domestiques des animaux sauvages, et à les observer de façon responsable. Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide de l'enseignant avec évaluations, des plans de leçons avec feuilles de travail, un Magazine des élèves et une vidéo à regarder en classe. Téléchargez dès maintenant les plans de leçons gratuits.
Duration
20-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 15, 2016
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Les animaux sauvages - Élèves de 8 à 10 ans

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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide …
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Corrie - 3 years ago
Description
Les ressources pédagogiques comprennent un guide de l'enseignant avec évaluations, des plans de leçons avec feuilles de travail, un Magazine des élèves et une vidéo à regarder en classe.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
French/FSL
Science
Biology
Keywords
Les animaux sauvages
ressources pédagogiques
fracais
tigres
Learning Standards
Avec des plans de leçons, une vidéo et des feuilles de travail, la trousse Les animaux sauvages doivent rester sauvages contient tout ce qu'il faut pour aider les éducateurs à faire découvrir aux élèves ce qui caractérise les animaux sauvages, et pourquoi ils doivent le rester.
Duration
20-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 15, 2016
4 recommendations  

Bamboo Shoots: Chinese Canadian Legacies in BC

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10
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Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a compre…
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5
10
Submitted By
Janice Neden - 3 years ago
Description
The Grade 5 and 10 Bamboo Shoots unit is a comprehensive and flexible teaching resource designed to help you bring Chinese Canadian history alive in your classroom. The unit contains adaptable lesson plans, blackline masters, and rubrics—as well as a timeline building game, relevant stories, and a rich collection of historical photographs and archival documents.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Social Studies
History
Keywords
historical wrongs
Chinese Canadian History
Chinese Immigration
Late 19th to Early 20th century
government
BC history
URLs
http://www.openschool.bc.ca/bambooshoots/
Learning Standards
Social Studies-historical wrongs
Duration
5 lessons in each grade
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 18, 2015
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BC At The Table

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BC Dairy Association - 3 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Le…
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BC Dairy Association - 3 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Learn about BC's food system and how we produce, process, distribute, and acquire local food, following the story of produce, grains, dairy and salmon. Thousands of people across this province make their living in BC's food system, and in these videos, you're going to meet a few of them.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Health and PE
Keywords
BC agriculture
sustainable agriculture
local food
farming
food system
URLs
http://bcdairy.ca/bcatthetable/
Duration
1-4 sessions of 30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2016
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Black Strathcona Project

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Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"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.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier

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Donna White - one year ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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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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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 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.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
URLs
https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire

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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
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Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective human…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
Description
Le Canada et les conflits : Une perspective humanitaire : Mise au point par les enseignants de niveau secondaire à l’intention de leurs homologues, cette ressource éducative a pour but d’informer les jeunes et de leur donner les moyens de passer à l’action en vue d’atténuer la souffrance humaine. Illustrée au moyen d’exemples propres au contexte canadien, la nouvelle version 2016 comprend six modules qui abordent divers sujets liés au droit humanitaire international, dont les crimes de guerre, les réfugiés, les crises négligées, les inégalités entre les sexes, les principes humanitaires ainsi que les mécanismes favorisant la justice et l’engagement des jeunes. Offerte en français et en anglais, la ressource « Le Canada et les conflits » complète directement certaines matières scolaires, comme l’instruction civique, les sciences sociales, l’histoire, la géographie, le droit, les études linguistiques et les sciences humaines.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
droit humanitaire international
crimes de guerre
refugies
justice
engagement des jeunes
URLs
https://www.croixrouge.ca/crc/documentsfr/7110_RedCross_CanadaConflict_FR_F-WEB.pdf
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Les chiens, les chats ... et nous - 11 à 14 ans

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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varien…
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Corrie - 2 years ago
Description
D’un bout à l’autre du monde, les cultures varient énormément. Mais elles ont un point en commun : là où il y a des gens, il y a aussi des chiens et des chats. Voilà une des choses que vos élèves apprendront grâce à notre trousse pédagogique. On y trouve une vidéo, un magazine, des leçons, des exercices et différentes ressources qui permettront aux élèves de mieux connaître les caractéristiques et les besoins des chiens et des chats. Les jeunes découvriront également que des liens très forts unissent les humains aux chiens et aux chats depuis des millénaires.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Chiens
chats
animaux
IFAW
Learning Standards
Les leçons et les activités ont pour objectif d’encourager les élèves à examiner les responsabilités importantes que nous avons envers les chiens et les chats, et à en discuter. Les élèves verront aussi que la façon dont les gens vivent avec ces animaux domestiques varie sensiblement d’un pays et d’une culture à l’autre. La trousse comprend un guide de l’enseignant avec des leçons et des activités pour la classe (en fonction de deux différents groupes d’âge). Vous trouverez aussi des feuilles d’exercice, un magazine pour les élèves avec glossaire, une vidéo, une affiche murale, des activités à faire à la maison, etc.
Duration
30-60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Choose Your Voice

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VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
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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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Choose Your Voice - free, online, bilingual humanities teaching resource

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VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice comprised of four action-packed…
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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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Class and Poverty Foundations Assessment

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Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequa…
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Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Questions and worksheets to explore income inequality, social mobility, taxation, minimum wage, living wage, welfare / social assistance, free trade, the cost of poverty, intergenerational equity, corporations, and allyship . Should be used in tandem with lesson plans.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Labour History
Keywords
income inequality
taxes
minimum wage
living wage
free trade
corporations
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
6 recommendations   3286 downloads

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

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Report/Study
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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
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Report/Study
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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
3 recommendations   3349 downloads

Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
This Climate Justice in BC resource package was designed to provide teachers with classroom-ready materials to engage their students with how climate action intersects with social justice. The curriculum features eight modules designed for students in Grades 8 to 12 that explore climate justice within the context of BC’s communities history, economy and ecology.These lessons tie into subject matter and prescribed learning outcomes (PLOs) already in BC’s curriculum, while providing a framework with which to unpack modern social and environmental issues, such as our industrial food system, consumerism and waste, transportation, and the development of a green economy.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Home Economics
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Labour History
Law
Keywords
communities
ecology
economy
transportation
zero waste
green
food security
URLs
http://teachclimatejustice.ca/about/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 17, 2014
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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Dancingbackwards.ca - 2 years ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
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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
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Dealing with Name Calling

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SusanR - 5 years ago
Description
A handbook to assist educators in dealing with ho…
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SusanR - 5 years ago
Description
A handbook to assist educators in dealing with homophobic name-calling.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
social justice
LGBTQ
anti-homophobia
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Name-callingBklt%202010.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2014
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   161 downloads

Divergent

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9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a tr…
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Activity
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Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
Divergent, by Veronica Roth, is the first of a trilogy, a series of young-adult dystopian novels set in a post-apocalyptic world. It explores themes related to individual and social identity as well as the use of science, and drugs in particular, as a means of social control. Citizens are divided into five factions based on their dispositions: Abnegation, for the selfless; Amity, for the peaceful; Candor, for the honest; Dauntless, for the brave; and Erudite, for the intellectual. Erudite scientists have designed a number of serums to be used in different ways for different populations for different reasons. At age 16, people must decide whether to stay with their family’s faction or join the faction best matching their personal aptitude. But then there are the Divergents. The prose is fast-paced but also provides a rich foundation for exploring many themes of interest to teens, including aspects of drug use and drug control.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Justice
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
substance use
drug use
novel study
drug control
substance use literacy
URLs
www.iminds.ca
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ela9-divergent-outline.pdf
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies
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
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
Duration
45-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 27, 2017
2 recommendations   828 downloads

Examining Novels for Gender Bias

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This is a checklist of questions which will help …
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Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This is a checklist of questions which will help students to think critically and discuss the gender stereotypes and bias presented in various novels.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender
gender identity
gender diversity
sexuality
bias
stereotypes
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
Learning Standards
ELA 8/9 - Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. - Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts - Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
0 recommendations  

Exploring Humanitarian Law Virtual Campus

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7
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online communi…
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7
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
Description
This web-based resource centre and online community for the exploring humanitarian law education program helps teachers as they introduce the basic principles of international humanitarian law to students in secondary schools. A wide range of teaching resources is available on the website, such as learning modules, workshops, training videos and an online discussion forum.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
Keywords
Law
International Humanitarian Law
Armed Conflict
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm
Duration
36 hours of activities
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
0 recommendations  

Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel

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7
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel :…
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Canadian Red Cross - 20 days ago
Description
Explorons le droit humanitaire – Campus virtuel : (EDH) est un programme éducatif destiné à sensibiliser les jeunes de 13 à 18 ans aux règles et aux principes essentiels du droit international humanitaire (DIH). Les méthodes d’enseignement utilisées exigent des élèves qu’ils participent activement au processus d’apprentissage. Cela leur permet d’acquérir une « perspective humanitaire » et de bien appréhender une matière aussi austère et complexe que peut le paraître le DIH.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
droit international humanitaire
guerre
URLs
https://www.icrc.org/en/doc/what-we-do/building-respect-ihl/education-outreach/ehl/exploring-humanitarian-law.htm?option=com_content§ionid=15&task=view&hidemainmenu=1&id=548
Duration
36 heures
Language
French
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
7 recommendations   3421 downloads

Fishermen’s Strike of 1900: Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project Lesson Materials 7

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10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fish…
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Activity
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Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Fishermen’s Strike of 1900" from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the tensions between the Cannery owners and the newly formed B.C. Fishermen’s Union the late 19th-early 20th century. The supporting lesson materials focus on the role and challenges of Frank Rogers efforts to organize and protect the rights of fishermen in the face of cannery owners opposition. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Fishers
Japanese Canadians
Aboriginal Peoples
Frank Rogers
Fraser River Canners’ Association
B.C. Fishermens’ Union
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP.
Duration
Varies from 15 minutes to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 8, 2014
0 recommendations  

Forced to leave - Learning about refugees

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6
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MSF Canada - 3 years ago
Description
The material offers an introduction to refugee an…
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MSF Canada - 3 years ago
Description
The material offers an introduction to refugee and displacement issues for students in grade 6 and up. The educational resources are the result of a collaborative effort between the graduate school class (summer 2008) of Dr. Jan Stewart, Director of the Institute for War-Affected Children at Global College, University of Winnipeg and Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The materials were developed based upon an earlier MSF educational publication: “A Refugee Camp in the City, On Assignment” Teachers Guide, MSF Canada (2003). We hope these five lesson plans will encourage students to continue to learn and understand the challenges more than 50 million refugees and internally displaced people face worldwide
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
refugees
internally displaced people
humanitarian
humanitarianism
Doctors Without Borders
Medecins Sans Frontieres
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
1 - 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations   234 downloads

Friendly Fire

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12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
In 2002, two American fighter pilots, Major Harry…
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12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 2 years ago
Description
In 2002, two American fighter pilots, Major Harry Schmidt and Major William Umbach, killed four Canadian soldiers near Kandahar, Afghanistan, because the pilots mistakenly thought the Canadian soldiers were shooting at them. Their court defense attributed the pilots’ actions to the Air Force-issued stimulant drugs they were taking at the time. The pilots had been taking the stimulant Dexedrine during the flight, under the standard-order guidelines of their commander. Today, when pilots are finished with their missions, they are provided with Ambien or Restoril, the “no-pills,” to bring them down and help them sleep and adjust after defying the body’s circadian rhythms and altering neurotransmitter levels with amphetamines. The lawyer for Major Schmidt noted that the depressant sleep aid Ambien, which was given to Schmidt to help him sleep before the mission, also affected his mental state when he bombed the Canadians.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
iMinds
drugs and war
drug literacy
substance use
drug education
drugs in the military
URLs
www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Links to Curriculum First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions Social Justice 12 Big ideas • Social Justice Issues are interconnected • The causes of social injustice are complex and have lasting impact on society Competencies • Use inquiry processes and skills to: ask; gather; interpret; and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions • Asses and compare the significance of people, events, and developments at particular times and places, and examine what it reveals about social justice issues (significance) • Ask questions and corroborate inferences about the content, origins, purposed and context of multiple sources and multiple perspectives (evidence) • Determine and assess the long and short term causes and consequences of an event, legislative and judicial decision, development, policy, and movement (cause and consequence) • Recognize implicit and explicit ethical judgments in a variety of sources (ethical judgment) • Make reasoned ethical judgments about controversial actions in the past and present after considering the historical context and standards of right and wrong at the time (ethical judgment)
Duration
60-75 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
May 18, 2017
1 recommendation   3204 downloads

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

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Submitted By
@FelishaEverFi - 4 years ago
Description
The Vancouver Canucks ®, in collaboration with th…
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Submitted By
@FelishaEverFi - 4 years ago
Description
The Vancouver Canucks ®, in collaboration with the NHL® and the NHLPA, are excited to announce a new education initiative called Future Goals. The Future Goals program makes two digital learning resources available to your district at no cost. Future Goals - Hockey Scholar is for students in grades 5-7, exploring real-life applications of STEM concepts such as area/volume of an ice rink, conservation of energy of a falling puck, and speed/velocity using skates. This will be available Summer 2015 (in both English and French). The other resource is our digital citizenship resource. It's available now and also no cost to your school. This is a web-based course for students in grades 5-8, covering topics such as cyberbullying, online safety and conducting online research.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Keywords
Digital Literacy
Digital Citizenship
online safety
cyberbullying
hockey
science
STEM
URLs
http://info.everfi.com/HockeyScholar.html
https://vimeo.com/104105567
http://www.everfi.com/ignition
Learning Standards
Digital Citizenship - HACE digital literacy competencies STEM - many Science and Math standards email: Felisha@everfi.com for curriculum guides
Language
English
Date Created
May 15, 2015
16 recommendations   2882 downloads

Gender Identity and Pronouns

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K
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Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson plan has two parts. Part one uses a s…
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K
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Submitted By
Kate Paterson - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson plan has two parts. Part one uses a storybook to introduce and explore gender identity and gender pronouns (she/he/they). By incorporating books with gender-diverse characters in the classroom, students will appreciate the gender spectrum, fluidity, and the use of gender pronouns. Part one consists primarily of discussion and a role-play activity. Part two builds upon part one and includes activities and worksheets.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 6, 2017
3 recommendations   1800 downloads

Gender in Short Stories and Poetry

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8
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Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will use short stories and poetry to …
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8
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Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson will use short stories and poetry to explore how gender roles and identity can be shaped by culture and change over time. Students will consider how gender identity and expression is influenced by societal expectations. They will also explain and support personal responses to a text. Students will respond to ideas on gender presented in song lyric format. Students will analyze content for explicit and implicit meaning.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gender Identity
gender diversity
gender
human rights
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
http://pridenet.ca/wp-content/uploads/the-gender-spectrum.pdf
http://www.giuliotortello.it/shortstories/boys_and_girls.pdf
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BE5YzRr9yPo
Learning Standards
ELA 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 - Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts
Duration
2 x 80 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
6 recommendations   1509 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know (revised, 2nd edition)

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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 4 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the common beliefs about gender previously mentioned create a hostile school climate for gender non-conforming and transgender students. Provides lesson ideas for K-12 classrooms.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
2 recommendations   226 downloads

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

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pre-K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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pre-K
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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
4 recommendations   1285 downloads

Grizzly Conservation in BC Lesson Plans (grades 4-12)

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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is …
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The rationale for creating these lesson plans is to give teachers and their students an opportunity to examine the conditions surrounding grizzly bears in British Columbia. It also looks at the arguments against trophy hunting.
Subject
Social Justice
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Keywords
habitat
harvest
salmon
ecology
river
Sechelt
First Nations
Duration
a variety of lessons and a variety of times
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
0 recommendations   439 downloads

History and Fundamentals of Feminism Cloze Notes

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8
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Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Cloze notes (both a gap fill sheet and an answer …
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8
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Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Cloze notes (both a gap fill sheet and an answer sheet) that goes through the definitions of feminism, patriarchy, as well as the three wave of feminism
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
feminism
history
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
2 recommendations   5338 downloads

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Searching for a Just Peace

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10
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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most …
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10
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most controversial issues in our contemporary world. This unit approaches the conflict through the vehicle of narrative constructed through the judicious use of facts and perspectives. The unit materials include a broad spectrum of resources, lesson plans and student assignments that will produce multiple narratives based on individual perspectives. The unit, which was initiated by the British Columbia Teachers’ Federation (BCTF) Representative Assembly, closes with a critical thinking exercise that asks students to identify the obstacles to peace and write their own narrative about the conflict.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
Palestine
Israel
peace
war
critical thinking
human rights
history
perspective
Duration
4 multi-day lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 20, 2016
8 recommendations   1576 downloads

The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1914-2013

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914…
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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
10
11
Submitted By
Wayne Axford - 5 years ago
Description
The Labour Movement in British Columbia 1840-1914 and 1914-2013 can be used as background material for the Working People: A History of Labour in BC vignettes series hosted on the Knowledge Network. The articles are designed to be used individually in the Social Studies 10 and Social Studies 11 course. Teachers can supplement the reading activity with selected lessons from the Working People: A History of Labour in BC lessons that will be posted here. Additionally, the video series The Edge of the World: B.C.'s Early Years has a number of segments that compliment the reading for the 1840-1914 time period.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
First Nations
Aboriginal People
Child Labour
Unions
Strikes
URLs
https://www.knowledge.ca/program/working-people-history-labour-british-columbia
https://www.knowledge.ca/program/edge-world-bcs-early-years
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 and 11 curriculums. For Social Studies 10, critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including gender roles, ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada. Elements of the “Economy and Technology” learning outcomes are discussed in the examination of resource development and technological innovations. Additionally, aspects of the environmental impact and attitudes towards resource extraction are developed as they relate to the “Environment” learning outcome of the IRP. Regarding Social Studies 11, the areas of the “skills and processes of social studies” apply throughout as well as aspects of how Canadians can affect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. In the later examples of the reading the impact of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms are reflected in the work. The role of workers in both World War I and II and aspects of the “Autonomy and International Involvement” aspect of the IRP . The material can also be affectively applied to the “Society and Culture” of the curriculum addressing the development and impact of social policies and programs, the role of the labour movement in Canada and specifically the role of women in social, political and economic change in Canada.
Duration
4 hours +
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 14, 2014
5 recommendations  

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
Recommended By
BC Co-operative Learning PSA
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2014
0 recommendations   235 downloads

Library Supported Inquiry, Superconference 2017

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Library Supported Inquiry - one year ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh…
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Library Supported Inquiry - one year ago
Description
This project was created by Martha Cameron, Leigh Huseiff and Maureen McDonough. All available at www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com, it is a complete program for undertaking inquiry projects.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Curriculum
Reflective practice
Technology
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
URLs
www.librarysupportedinquiry.weebly.com
Duration
1 week to 1 semester!
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
1 recommendation  

Local to Global Environmental Changes: Beyond Disaster Relief

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SusanR - 5 years ago
Description
The unit and lessons are meant to provide student…
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SusanR - 5 years ago
Description
The unit and lessons are meant to provide students with a complete picture of disaster relief by getting them to think more deeply about disasters. Students will gain a better appreciation for and understanding of the importance of pre-disaster preparedness, post disaster recovery and the linkages to global environmental changes.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
global education
environmental justice
disaster relief
URLs
http://www.chf-partners.ca/teachers/primary_junior/grades_1_6.shtml
http://www.chf-partners.ca/teachers/inter_senior/inter_lessons.shtml
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2014
0 recommendations   2821 downloads

Makerspace in the classroom

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Submitted By
Dereck Dirom - one year ago
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Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conferenc…
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Submitted By
Dereck Dirom - one year ago
Description
Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conference 2017 - Makerspace in the classroom workshop. Provides a big picture perspective of how MakerED connects to the new curriculum and ADST. Participants in this workshop will learn how the MakerEd movement with a STEAM focus is an effective way to integrate the Applied Design, Skills and Technology (ADST) curriculum into their classroom or school. We will explore the various buzzwords, resources, tools, technologies and potential assessment strategies found in classroom based makerspaces. Participants will have a hands on opportunity to explore littleBits (http://littlebits.cc/), Makey Makey (https://makeymakey.com/) and Micro:Bit tech (http://microbit.org/) and discuss strategies on how to connect ADST to a language arts/aboriginal unit.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
Superconference
littlebits
STEAM
STEM
ADST
Duration
Unit plan with many lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 26, 2017
0 recommendations   6 downloads

Meteor

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Grade Level
6
7
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10
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Submitted By
MSF Canada - one month ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doct…
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6
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Submitted By
MSF Canada - one month ago
Description
Meteor is an educational tool kit created by Doctors Without Borders to teach students about humanitarian work and the situations Doctors Without Borders’ aidworkers face. Students can use role play to put themselves in the shoes of a team member of Doctors Without Borders (doctor, nurse, logistician, etc.) and respond to different emergency situations such as armed conflict or natural disasters.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
History
Keywords
humanitarian issues
aidworkers
natural disasters
disease outbreaks
public health
aid work
URLs
https://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/meteor
Duration
120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 6, 2019
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Mirlanda, une jeune fille Haïtienne

Resource Type
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
MSF Canada - 3 years ago
Description
These two worksheets and video are based on the s…
Resource Type
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
MSF Canada - 3 years ago
Description
These two worksheets and video are based on the story of Mirlanda, a young girl who survived the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. They comprise reading texts, comprehension activities and vocabulary practice. They can be used independently, or as preparation work before watching the below video, Mirlanda.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Français arts langagiers
Languages
French/FSL
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Haiti
earthquake
Doctors Without Borders
Medecins Sans Frontieres
humanitarian work
natural disaster
emergency relief
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/mirlanda-une-jeune-fille-ha%C3%AFtienne
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
1 recommendation   725 downloads

Moral Foundations Theory Notes and Self-survey

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
These notes (which can be done with students writ…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
These notes (which can be done with students writing notes, or given to students as a handout), and the survey can be done with students and class and then a second survey can be given to students have their parents fill out. A class can be spent on a rich debrief as well to help understand why people disagree on things and why different people can look at the same situation and come to different moral conclusions.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Psychology
Keywords
morality
moral foundations theory
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
2 recommendations  

Peace and Global Education Respect all Life: poster and lesson plans

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This recently updated poster can be using to spar…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
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8
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12
Adult
Submitted By
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
1 recommendation  

Peace and Global Education Share with Others: poster and lesson plans

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Use this newly updated poster and quote to spark …
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
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
0 recommendations  

Poverty Reduction Plan Info-graphic and week 4 poverty month resources

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
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
8
9
10
11
12
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 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
2 recommendations   472 downloads

The Professionals

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "The Professionals” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. A short profile on Ethel Johns, an important figure in the history of nursing in British Columbia. Lesson materials examine the changing role of women in the nursing workforce from 1900-1960 . An extension activity also examines the Nurses Strike of 1989. This is a unit created by the Labour History Project, a group of retired and current British Columbia teachers collaborating to develop a series of lesson plans, activities, and workshops focused on labour studies and labour history. See: http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Ethel Johns
gender equity
strike
union
BCNU
Victorian
First World War
Second World War
Interwar years
1960's
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/education/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 10 curriculum. Critical thinking skills are applied throughout as well as research and writing skills as described in the “Social studies inquiry processes and skills”. Aspects of historical significance, continuity and change, evidence and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the changing roles of women in British Columbian society as they work towards improving working conditions and recognition in the nursing profession.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
0 recommendations   150 downloads

Promoting integration of migrants and refugees in and through education

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Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 10 months ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugee…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Committee for Action on Social Justice - 10 months ago
Description
The past years have seen large numbers of refugees moving to Europe. This, and the rise of populist movements in Europe and North America, has led unions to develop activities engaging schools, local communities, authorities, etc. to promote the rights of migrants and build inclusive schools and communities. With the support of Education International (EI), exchange visits, information sharing and peer-learning activities allowed education unions to inspire each other and explore synergies across borders. This toolkit aims to build on these experiences and facilitate education unions to develop their work in this area. It also assists unions by exploring the issues around integrating migrants and refugees in education and sharing what others have been doing in this domain.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Pedagogy
Keywords
education international
URLs
https://www.ei-ie.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2018
2 recommendations   1412 downloads

Racism in Canada

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
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9
Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Racism in Canada: Elementary lesson plans These l…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
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Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Racism in Canada: Elementary lesson plans These lessons are to be taught in a series. The intent of this sequence is to have students clearly understand the differences between racism, discrimination, and bullying, prior to teaching specifically about racism and black history in Canada. For more antiracism resources, see the following link: https://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=17632
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
oppression
privilege
racism
discrimination
bullying
Duration
1 - 4 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
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School Fees and Adequacy of Resources Info-Graphic and Antipoverty Month Week 3 Resources

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
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
8
9
10
11
12
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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