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The Danger of a Single Story

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Richelle Johnston - 3 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the to…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
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Submitted By
Richelle Johnston - 3 years ago
Description
In this lesson, secondary students grapple the topic of multiculturalism and begin to form an understanding of the "Dangers of a Single Story." Lesson includes a Ted Talk film, journal, discussion questions, and a writing task.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
multiculturalism
multiple perspectives
critical thinking
Language Arts
Ted Talk
URLs
https://www.ted.com/talks/chimamanda_adichie_the_danger_of_a_single_story?language=en
Learning Standards
British Columbia Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 7,8,9) British Columbia DRAFT Curriculum for English Language Arts (Grade 10,11,12)
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 13, 2016
18 recommendations   1093 downloads

Digital Superheros! What's Your Superpower?

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Activity
Lesson Plan
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3
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Submitted By
Mazu - one year ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teacher…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
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Submitted By
Mazu - one year ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teachers are reminded that they should check their school and district social media policies before implementing this in their classroom.* The digital world can be a positive community for kids and adults to express themselves and their creativity, but it also can have many pitfalls for kids to navigate on their own. At Mazu our users are learning to embrace the positive power of social media in a safe, curated space free of negativity, but we don’t want to stop there! We believe digital citizenship needs to be discussed and taught at an early age, so we invite your class to join our movement. You can help us to facilitate discussions on what it means to be a good digital citizen, and how we all have a part to play in making the online world a positive place. We’ve provided a sample lesson plan for you and some supplementary materials, feel free to use them to spark discussion and to add your own ideas. Become a part of our movement, discuss, create, and inspire what it means to be a good digital citizen!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
community
citizenship
digital lesson plan
comic
Learning Standards
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies/social-responsibility https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies/ppci
Duration
90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
1 recommendation   422 downloads

Explain the Image

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Assessment
Classroom printables
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Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - one year ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
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Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
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5
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - one year ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
1 recommendation  

Fake News And Critical Digital Literacy

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Presentation
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
In this age of “post-truth”, how can we provide o…
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Presentation
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K
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 2 years ago
Description
In this age of “post-truth”, how can we provide our students with a more critical lens to navigate the digital world and find legitimate information? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin discusses the mechanisms and motivations behind fake news and shares online tools and strategies to help students distinguish fake from the real, and lies from the truth.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
Keywords
fake news
digital literacy
critical thinking
information literacy
CUEBC
BCTLA
superconference
URLs
https://www.academia.edu/34935283/Fake_news_and_critical_literacy_in_the_digital_age
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
2 recommendations   5942 downloads

The Israel-Palestine Conflict: Searching for a Just Peace

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most …
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
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
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: A Terrible Thing Happened

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Presentation
Other
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman …
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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
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Submitted By
Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman Smith saw the most terrible thing happen. We the readers are not informed of what it was. This story is gently told and illustrated. It is a call-out to reinforce how negative emotions manifest inside of us. Violent acts, don't always have to be stereotype examples involving people. Violence includes natural disasters, like floods or hurricanes. A car accident or a fire are other examples. Please know, we are all wearing the ruby slippers. We all have the power within ourselves to move forward in our lives. No, it isn't always easy. Remember, taking the first step, in anything, is the hardest step. Talk to someone today!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
at risk students
social-emotional learning
critical thinking
violence
gangs
URLs
https://youtu.be/mcX6vq4VOQM
Learning Standards
Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
30 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Mock Advertisement: Sustainable Community Lesson Plan

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
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Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Objectives
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
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Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Objectives
students will develop an understanding of market niche - recognition of a market need and identification of target market
students will gain an awareness of available advertising tools (poster/video-making programs, social media, etc.) and develop the skills to use them
students will understand the importance of looking at advertising critically
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Keywords
social justice
market
advertising
communication
marketing
branding
Learning Standards
Curriculum connections • Communication o connect and engage with others • Creative Thinking o novelty and value o generating ideas o developing ideas • Critical Thinking o develop and design • ADST 8 o forms of advertising and marketing that can influence a potential customer or buyer o differences between consumer wants and needs • ADST 9 o marketing strategies using the 4 Ps: product, price, promotion, and placement o market segmentation by demographic, geographic, psychographic, and purchasing pattern o role of online technologies in expanding access to goods and services • Physical and Health Education 8 o marketing and advertising tactics aimed at children and youth, including those involving food and supplements.
Duration
60 and 30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 25, 2017
6 recommendations   481 downloads

Teaching critical digital literacy to combat fake news

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Activity
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8
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Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students with critical digital literacies so that they can verify information online.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
critical thinking
Learning Standards
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information (BC Digital Literacy Framework).
Duration
This is a set of lessons, each taking around 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
May 11, 2018
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Three Ss Lesson Plan: Social Responsibility, Social Service and Social Justice

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These two lessons help students to reflect on the…
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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - one year ago
Description
These two lessons help students to reflect on their understanding of social responsibility, social service and social justice and to delve deeper through a jigsaw activity into the differences between these three approaches. Through these lessons, students develop the necessary understanding to critically analyze actions they may take to assess whether they will have an immediate or systemic impact on the underlying issue.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Keywords
charity
critical thinking
systemic change
Duration
One 60 - 90 minute lesson and one 20 minute review lesson
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 14, 2018
0 recommendations   420 downloads

World Fair

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Students will: - keep a reflective journal throu…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
Submitted By
CASJ - 2 years ago
Description
Students will: - keep a reflective journal throughout the unit - explore the state of the world and their perceptions thorough anticipation and music activities - explore the wealth disparity in the world by participating in a classroom simulation o examine human rights
Psychology is incorporated into the curriculum addressing the question of Canada’s role in assisting the needs of world citizens.
Concepts like debt relief and local activism are explored through letter writing and research activities.
Grade 8 geography skills and numerous writing opportunities are incorporated into the unit.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
global classroom initiative
economic rights
human rights
global education
diversity
citizenship
Duration
8 lessons, ranging from 1 to 4 periods in length
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 24, 2017
2 recommendations   702 downloads

You Can Make a Difference

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Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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6
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BCSPCA - 4 years ago
Description
You Can Make a Difference includes lesson plans f…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
4
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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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