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Blue Planet Links - Educational Resources

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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
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Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organi…
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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
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Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organizes over 300 links to water-related websites, books and articles, featuring a fresh look and the most up-to-date design. We are poised to be the go-to teaching resource for all things H20. See Teaching Resources to explore a countless array of unit lessons for different grades, or check out Non-Fiction and Activities for classroom games and projects. Older students could be encouraged to use the site for research as we feature sections with links devoted to such topics as aquaculture, climate change, groundwater, pollution; almost every water-related topic you can think of. Water is becoming a heavier topic to discuss in the classroom as it is over-used and abused. Students are learning of severe droughts, plastic-filled oceans, decreasing salmon runs… and are rightfully asking questions. Blue Planet Links puts the resources to thoughtfully engage with these critical issues at your fingertips, and theirs!
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
ocean
river
environment
climate change
global warming
pollution
drought
URLs
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca/weblinks/infolinks
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca
Language
English
Date Created
May 22, 2015
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Climate Justice in BC: Lessons for Transformation

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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This Climate Justice in BC resource package was d…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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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.
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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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Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades four to six

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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Connecting With Nature is aligned with Acting Tod…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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Connecting With Nature is aligned with Acting Today, Shaping Tomorrow, the Ontario Ministry of Education’s policy framework for environmental education. It is designed to help students understand how their daily choices affect nature. There are 16 cross- curricular lessons in the educational resource, each comprising idea / activity-based learning that inspires environmental stewardship in both the classroom and beyond, culminating in a celebration of all they have learned. In addition, students have the opportunity, through inquiry-based learning, to create their own “class foundation” focused on their collective interests and actions.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
https://davidsuzuki.org/take-action/connecting-with-nature-education-guide/
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
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varied
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varied
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English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
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Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades one to three

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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In the pages that follow, you will find:
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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In the pages that follow, you will find:
An introductory lesson, which gets students outside exploring their schoolyard
Six cross-curricular lessons, each comprising indoor and outdoor components, reflection questions, taking-it-further suggestions, and community connections
A concluding lesson, though which students will internalize their explorations and interconnections with nature
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Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Applied Skills
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
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Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for grades seven and eight

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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This resource includes five cross-curricular less…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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This resource includes five cross-curricular lessons, each comprising idea/activity-based learning that inspires environmental stewardship in both the classroom and beyond. These lessons are suitable for students in grades seven and eight. There is an indoor and outdoor component to most lessons. Teacher tips are provided as well as guiding questions, reflection questions, and inspirational quotes. This resource will help your students discover that, collectively, they can make a difference by taking a conscious and active role in protecting nature. They will have opportunities to share what they are learning with their fellow students, families, and community members.
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Arts Education
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Technical Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
sustainability
earth
connections
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
chemistry
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
Duration
varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
4 recommendations  

Connecting With Nature: An educational guide for kindergarten

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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Children need to play — especially outdoors. Dire…
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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Children need to play — especially outdoors. Direct, unstructured, and creative contact with nature allows children autonomy over their own outdoor experiences. Such experiences help them gain empathy for nature and their local surroundings, and understand their connections to the natural world. Outdoor play doesn’t take away from other learning — it enhances other learning. In the following pages, you’ll find ideas and activities to help connect kindergarten students with the outdoors through play. These activities have been designed to encourage wonder, curiosity, and discussion. They can easily be modified for slightly older children as well.
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Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Tourism
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
David Suzuki
waste
biodiversity
URLs
http://getbackoutside.ca/#resources
Learning Standards
varied
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varied
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 7, 2014
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The Diversity of Living Things and Where They Live!

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E. Comtois - one year ago
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Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity …
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E. Comtois - one year ago
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Here is a cross-curricular unit on the diversity of living things and where they live. It includes lessons that explore living and non-living things; the differences between a need and want; and the biomes within Canada. There are lessons for outside, in the class, and computer labs with the intention of inquiry and student driven learning. Included is the interactive student notebook, a test, and an assessment for a 3D biome box project - with the intention that all 3 items are weighed evenly when accumulating evidence of learning.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Technology
Keywords
Science
biomes
project based learning
diversity
URLs
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Dnx2mBGjA5Qk0PUDGFktm86d2MLO209bBpCw5JzNw-Q/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LMYSEgBk_rnlwbckfSfYyeLbIEdva5YLJqt3OSod-ok/edit?usp=sharing
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yQOXTOKVmLCwiaRhEmeNzj5bAUYWOE0z-4NWRCZiem0/edit?usp=sharing
Duration
A unit plan with 13 lessons (30/40 mins each)
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English
Date Created
Oct 2, 2017
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Exploring the Great Bear Sea - Elementary Resources

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
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The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and S…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
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The Exploring the Great Bear Sea Elementary and Secondary Curriculum Resources are based on the film The Great Bear Sea: Reflecting on the Past, Planning for the Future, by Green Fire Productions, and can be used to engage students on an inquiry-based, educational journey through the Great Bear Sea. The Great Bear Sea is a new name given to the North Coast of British Columbia (BC), an area that extends from Campbell River on Vancouver Island to the border of BC and Alaska. This region of British Columbia’s coast is one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world, has enormous cultural significance to the people who live here, and contains important resources for BC’s economy.
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Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Stories
Marine Conservation
Sustainable Resource Management
Biodiversity
Marine Stewardship
Experiential Science
URLs
http://www.greatbearsea.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/Exploring-the-Great-Bear-Sea-Elementary-2017.pdf
http://www.greatbearsea.net
Learning Standards
All resources are connected to the revised BC curriculum and include lesson plans, supplementary resources and film clips to support classroom learning.
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
7 recommendations  

Financial Literacy

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Sue Harper - 5 years ago
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Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to…
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Sue Harper - 5 years ago
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Provides lesson plans with activities and tips to help you incorporate youth money management into your course instruction. You don't need to be a financial expert to use this teacher resource. The lesson plans are topical and interesting! It introduces financial literacy topics to students in grades 4 through 7 using lesson plans and teacher resources that are readily available, easy-to-use.
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Applied Skills
Business Education
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
budgeting
setting goals
saving
spending
personal finance
URLs
http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/for-teachers/resources-lesson-plans-financial-literacy.html
Learning Standards
PLO's grade 4: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%204%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 5: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%205%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's garde 6: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%206%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf PLO's grade 7: http://www.mymoneycoach.ca/sites/default/files/Grade%207%20PLOs%20with%20Make%20it%20Count%20lesson%20names.pdf
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English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2014
3 recommendations   960 downloads

Gifts from the Earth

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FNESC - 4 years ago
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This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living th…
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FNESC - 4 years ago
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This is a hands-on unit that focuses on living things – specifically, plants. Students will learn about the importance of nature, to compare local plants, plant, harvest, and prepare a meal using their own vegetables, graph the growth of the plants, listen to an Elders’ stories, draw and paint their experiences with different mediums, and to learn the local Aboriginal tradition of saying “Thank you” for everything that has been provided.
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Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Duration
15-20 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
2 recommendations   318 downloads

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

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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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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".
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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.
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30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
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English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
2 recommendations   217 downloads

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

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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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'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).
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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
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English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
4 recommendations   1262 downloads

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

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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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The rationale for creating these lesson plans is …
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
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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.
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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
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Maria Dawson - one year ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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Maria Dawson - one year ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
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Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
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English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
0 recommendations   925 downloads

In the Spirit of Celebration

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FNESC - 4 years ago
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Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all c…
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FNESC - 4 years ago
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Ceremonies and celebrations are integral to all cultures, include First Peoples. This unit looks at the traditions associated with wide range of personal and community celebrations. This unit can be developed over the course of the whole school year, particularly if the final celebration has an end-of-year focus. Alternatively, the unit can be the primary focus of study for a period of one to three months.
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Arts Education
Dance
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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Makerspace in the classroom

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Dereck Dirom - one year ago
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Resources shared are from the PSA Super Conferenc…
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Dereck Dirom - one year ago
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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
2 recommendations   644 downloads

Making Our Ancestors Proud

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FNESC - 4 years ago
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Storytelling is a favorite way to develop persona…
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FNESC - 4 years ago
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Storytelling is a favorite way to develop personal and social responsibility. Stories teach by attraction rather than by compulsion. They invite rather than impose. Stories capture the imagination and stir strong feelings. Stories give hope and encouragement. They stir minds to think about other ideas and choices that are possible. The personal and social responsibility characteristics that form the basis of this unit are based on the Gitxsan understanding of seven foundation traits — the “seven Grandfathers shown on seven stones.”
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
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My River My Home Activity Kit for grades K-9 - about the Fraser River

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My River My Home - 4 years ago
Description
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership …
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My River My Home - 4 years ago
Description
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership with scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of the Fraser Valley have created the My River My Home activity kit for educators to teach about the environmental, cultural and economic sustainability of the Fraser River. It is available to download free from the Fraser River Discovery Centre website at http://www.fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRiverMyHome
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Geography
Keywords
sustainability
inquiry
URLs
http://Fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRivermyhome
Learning Standards
The Fraser River Discovery Centre in partnership with scientists from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the University of the Fraser Valley have created the My River My Home activity kit for educators to teach about the environmental, cultural and economic sustainability of the Fraser River. It is available to download free from the Fraser River Discovery Centre website at http://www.fraserriverdiscovery.org/MyRiverMyHome
The resource is divided into 5 sections to engage students in an inquiry unit about water, or any of the 25 lesson plans can be used independently to meet BC Science, Social Studies, Visual and Language Arts Curriculum requirements. The sections include Connecting to Fresh Water, Exploring Sustainability, Investigating Water Quality, Putting the Fraser in a Global Perspective, and Becoming Active Citizens in Water Issues.
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variable
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 5, 2015
0 recommendations   1574 downloads

Our Animal Neighbours

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FNESC - 4 years ago
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In this unit, students will learn to identify how…
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2
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FNESC - 4 years ago
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In this unit, students will learn to identify how animals were and continue to be relied upon and an important part of the lives of First Peoples — furs and skins for clothing and shelter, meat for food, bone and antler for tools and weapons, etc. Sharing stories and teachings from various First Peoples of the province of British Columbia will shed light on the diversity of the peoples, as well as a range of concepts in understanding the important role animals played in the beliefs, traditions and lives of the peoples. The resources used in this unit represent a variety of regions, including the Northwest Coast, Shuswap (Secwepemc), and Nunavut (Inuit), and the relevance of different animals in each location. To supplement these resources, teachers are encouraged to look for relevant oral and printed texts from the local region.
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Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
1 recommendation  

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

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CASJ - 3 years ago
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Use this newly updated poster and quote to spark …
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
Use this newly updated poster and quote to spark discussions about globalization, inequities and fair trade. The back of the poster contains lesson plans to follow up on this discussion and support students in reflecting on their role in contributing to a more equitable global economy at the personal and school wide level.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Keywords
sweat shops
globalization
trade agreements
solidarity
sustainable
inequity
consumption
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Programs/GlobalEd/2015%20PAGE%20Poster-SHARE.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 19, 2016
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Poverty Reduction Plan Info-graphic and week 4 poverty month resources

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CASJ - 3 years ago
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This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty act…
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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty action group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice, is based on information from the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey. Use the info-graphic to spark conversations in your class or with your colleagues during week four of Antipoverty month in February. The Week 3 resource documents provides additional sources of information and follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
antipoverty month
poverty reduction plan
living wage
minimum wage
childcare
health services
social assistance
taxation
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2015%20Breaking%20the%20Cycle%20infographic%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%204%20poverty%20reduction%20plan%20resources.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016
1 recommendation   1691 downloads

The Power of Stories

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
The Elders teach that balance comes from trusting…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
The Elders teach that balance comes from trusting one’s intuition and one’s reason. Hear with open ears. See with clear eyes and a good heart. The Elders teach that a person is responsible for all the choices they make. Discuss the areas in the young lives where they can make positive choices for themselves.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
2 recommendations   4694 downloads

Secret of the Dance

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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12
Submitted By
Chris - 4 years ago
Description
These amazing high interest strategies for strugg…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
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9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Chris - 4 years ago
Description
These amazing high interest strategies for struggling readers can be used across the grades. Secret of the Dance is one of six stories/lesson plans developed by the Siya:ye Yoyes Committee in partnership with the Langley School District. For more information about the complete resource, please contact Janet Stromquist at jstromquist@sd35.bc.ca.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Keywords
Potlatch
Loss
Elders
Aboriginal
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2014
1 recommendation   6139 downloads

Stories from the Sky

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Long ago, First Peoples had an understanding of c…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Long ago, First Peoples had an understanding of celestial objects that allowed them to make decisions crucial to sustainability. Through storytelling, the people were able to explain that which might otherwise not be understood. The metaphysical existence of the sun, moon and stars was important and relevant to the people in ways that science today portrays on a different level. Long before modern day scientist and technology, First Peoples relied on celestial objects in many facets of life. These lessons will help students understand the importance of the sun, moon and stars to Aboriginal people.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
2 recommendations   1862 downloads

Stories of the Seasons

Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Relationship to the seasons and seasonal cycles a…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
1
Submitted By
FNESC - 4 years ago
Description
Relationship to the seasons and seasonal cycles are foundational to many First Peoples cultures. This unit uses a range of resources and activities to introduce students to the many seasonal activities practiced by First Peoples. This unit is designed to be delivered incrementally over the course of the school year. In addition to addressing specific seasons in context, this approach also models a recursive approach to text, a key First Peoples learning methodology.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Science
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Learning Standards
Relationship to the seasons and seasonal cycles are foundational to many First Peoples cultures. This unit uses a range of resources and activities to introduce students to the many seasonal activities practiced by First Peoples. This unit is designed to be delivered incrementally over the course of the school year. In addition to addressing specific seasons in context, this approach also models a recursive approach to text, a key First Peoples learning methodology.
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
5 recommendations   1021 downloads

Teaching Permaculture Ethics and Design Principles in the Elementary School

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Kate Reynolds - 4 years ago
Description
In these lessons students will explore the ethics…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Kate Reynolds - 4 years ago
Description
In these lessons students will explore the ethics of living on this planet and their role in taking responsibility for themselves and other living things. They will come to understand how design can benefit rather than harm life systems.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Duration
9 lessons - 1 hour each
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 3, 2015
2 recommendations   685 downloads

You Can Make a Difference

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
You Can Make a Difference includes lesson plans f…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
5
6
Submitted By
BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
You Can Make a Difference includes lesson plans for seven projects students can do to take action for animal. Projects include speeches, presentations, displays, posters, petitions, letters, videos/skits and fundraisers. Each is outlined in a lesson format for teachers and worksheet/tip sheets for the students. Developing skills in responsible advocacy will give students confidence to make changes for causes in which they believe.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
social responsibility
letter writing
speech writing
posters
critical thinking
media
video project
URLs
https://spca.bc.ca/programs-services/leaders-in-our-field/professional-resources/for-teachers/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts - grades 6, 7 Social Studies - grades 6, 7 Visual Arts - grade 6, 7
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 16, 2015

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