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

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Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Lesson Plan
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Presentation
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6
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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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Climate Insights 101 - lessons on climate change

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Presentation
Grade Level
9
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11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions - 4 years ago
Description
Developed and produced by the Pacific Institute f…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions - 4 years ago
Description
Developed and produced by the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions, Climate Insights 101 is a trilogy of animated and interactive courses that provide a comprehensive understanding of the causes of climate change, of how society can adapt, and the options for mitigation. Each course contains 3-4 lessons with test-your-knowledge sections. Teaching resources are also available to download from the site.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
climate change
global warming
greenhouse effect
climate modelling
carbon tax
URLs
http://pics.uvic.ca/education/climate-insights-101
https://pics.uvic.ca/education/climate-insights-mini-lessons#qt-climate_insights_mini_lessons-ui-tabs1
http://pics.uvic.ca/education/teaching-resources
Duration
4 - 60 minute online courses
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2015
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
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Grade Level
9
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Adult
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
9
10
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Adult
Submitted By
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
1 recommendation   287 downloads

Developing a Primary Nature Program

Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Liz McCaw - 2 years ago
Description
Conference paper on key concepts to develop a pri…
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Liz McCaw - 2 years ago
Description
Conference paper on key concepts to develop a primary outdoor program including building student stamina, safety, collaboration, choosing a site, kits, gear...
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
superconference
outdoor education
Duration
Optimal 3x each week
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 13, 2017
0 recommendations   6225 downloads

Earthquakes - National Resources Canada

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Where do earthquakes happen, how strong are they,…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Where do earthquakes happen, how strong are they, and why do they occur? This resource from Natural Resources Canada includes background information, presentations, a variety of activities and assessment ideas to be included in a comprehensive lesson or series of lessons on earthquakes and plate tectonics. The resource highlights current events such as recent earthquakes in Haiti and Japan. Contributed by: Jane Wynne, Natural Resources Canada (BCScTA Catalyst 2011 Conference Presenter)
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
earthquake
BCScTA
plate tectonics
Learning Standards
Grade 10 Science (2008) D4 - analyse the processes and features associated with plate tectonics Grade 8 Science (2016) Plate Tectonic Movement Major Geological Events of Local Significance
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
3 recommendations   277 downloads

Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

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Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 2 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference W…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Michael Wolfe - 2 years ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference Workshop with Michael Wolfe
Subject
Environmental Science
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
superconference
environmental Science
Learning Standards
Environmental Science 11/12 Curriculum
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2017
2 recommendations   353 downloads

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

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Activity
Unit Plan
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
2 recommendations   233 downloads

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

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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Activity
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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
1 recommendation   435 downloads

Grizzly Conservation in BC Lesson Plans - accompanying PowerPoint

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4
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Please be advised that there are several images o…
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Please be advised that there are several images of bears killed by hunters that may be upsetting to young students. It is recommended that this PowerPoint is previewed before presenting to a class. There is sound for each slide. If you have trouble with the sound please download and use Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer which can be downloaded at https://office.live.com/start/PowerPoint.aspx This slideshow "The price of everything and the value of nothing" complements the lesson plan Grizzly Conservation in BC Lesson Plans (grades 4-12) found at https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/list?q=Grizzly+Conservation+bc&p=1&ps=25
Subject
Social Justice
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
trophy hunting
tourism
raincoast
wildlife
URLs
https://teachbcdb.bctf.ca/permalink/resource451
https://office.live.com/start/PowerPoint.aspx
Duration
15-30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 24, 2015
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Homelessness: Considerations for Teachers

Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
How many people are homeless in BC, Metro Vancouv…
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
How many people are homeless in BC, Metro Vancouver and the City of Vancouver?
Subject
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
URLs
https://www.homelesshub.ca/about-homelessness/homelessness-101/ending-homelessness
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
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Kootenay Boundary Environmental Education Initiative Inspiration Handbook

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pre-K
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enablin…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enabling teachers to effectively use environmental/place-based education across their teaching practices in order to support students in developing the Core Competencies and achieving the Content, Curricular Competencies and Big Ideas in the Know-Do-Understand model articulated by the BC Ministry of Education, as well as to enhance their students' learning experiences both in and outside of their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Place-conscious Learning
Experiential Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.kbee.ca/handbook/
Learning Standards
https://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Not Just the Story of European Settlement: Teaching with Respect for Chinese Canadian & Indigenous History in BC

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Presentation
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Sarah Ling - 2 years ago
Description
This session was presented by Dr. Henry Yu and Sa…
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Presentation
Grade Level
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Adult
Submitted By
Sarah Ling - 2 years ago
Description
This session was presented by Dr. Henry Yu and Sarah Ling at the PSA Super Conference on October 20, 2017 in Vancouver.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
First Nations
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
First Nations
Chinese Canadian
History
New curriculum
musqueam
URLs
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwovMqNFyFy-UWJXMTlNbXp5cHM/view
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2017
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Prime Minsters of Canada (Video Series)

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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are …
Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are two series of videos being currently made by this YouTube Channel. The first is a long version of each PM (between 6-12 minutes each) which incorporates all different aspects of history, including indigenous issues, and ends with a critical thinking question. The materials go in depth into each Prime Minister and the issues in his time, including Indigenous history, international issues, and what life was like for people in this time. The second series is called 'Minister in a Minute' and sums up each Prime Minister in one minute. Retrospect aims to add more Canadian content to YouTube. Feedback welcome!!
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Keywords
macdonald
politics
laurier
indigenous
king
confederation
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqyLuong_2Jl-Ct4FaVt1uQ
Duration
1-12 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2017
5 recommendations   1154 downloads

Redesign of Core French Curriculum by BCATML

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Presentation
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This is a modified version of the PowerPoint Pres…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This is a modified version of the PowerPoint Presentation posted on BCATML's website for its Twitter chat on May 6, 2015. This supplementary document highlights the key elements and steps taken in the 2015 Core French Curriculum redesign process. The presentation is complete with Presenter's notes, which will help highlight many aspects of the new curriculum, including similarities and differences between the 2011 and 2015 Core French curricula.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Languages
French/FSL
Research
Curriculum
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
Curriculum Redesign
Principles of Learning
Growth Mindset
Fixed Mindset
Global Citizen
Core Competencies
Curricular Competencies
2011 Draft Core French Curriculum
URLs
http://www.bcatml.org/curriculum-info.html
http://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/sites/curriculum.gov.bc.ca/files/pdf/GradYrCurriculumDirections.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 25, 2015
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Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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1
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4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
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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   175 downloads

Steps of Settler Decolonization

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
NGZ - 2 years ago
Description
These steps document the journey which I undertoo…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
NGZ - 2 years ago
Description
These steps document the journey which I undertook (and am still undertaking) to understand my emotional reactions and growth to the idea of decolonizing my thinking teaching, and classroom. Moving from ignorance to denial to communication, the steps are a reminder to me that I have come a long way in imbuing Indigenous content and ways of knowing in my French classroom, but I still have a long way to go.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Reflective practice
Keywords
superconference
colonization
indigenization
settler
Learning Standards
This section of a presentation which I gave at the Superconference in Vancouver at the end of October supports the Social Responsibility core competencies.
Duration
15 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 19, 2017
0 recommendations   611 downloads

La Terre et l'espace - 4e Année - Guide d'apprentissage

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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Conference Paper
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Nicole Pilote - 2 years ago
Description
Dans cette trousse de science vous trouverez des …
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Conference Paper
Grade Level
4
Submitted By
Nicole Pilote - 2 years ago
Description
Dans cette trousse de science vous trouverez des expériences, des fiches reproductibles, des leçons et des activités pour engager les élèves dans leur apprentissage.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Keywords
terre et espace
URLs
https://portal.sd71.bc.ca/group/wyhzgr4/earthspace/grade4/Pages/gr4earthfrenchteacher.aspx
Learning Standards
Les mouvements de la Terre et de la Lune sont à l’origine de régularités observables qui ont des effets sur les systèmes vivants et non vivants.
Duration
peut varier avec le temps
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2017

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