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Mars Lander Design Challenge

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Katarina Smith - 27 days ago
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Engineering is a broad field that presents many o…
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Katarina Smith - 27 days ago
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Engineering is a broad field that presents many opportunities for creative problem solving and hands-on learning. The engineering design cycle is a framework for thinking that can be broadly applied across all subjects and connects well to the new Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum. In this activity, students act as engineers and participate in a hands-on STEM lesson related to space science, while utilizing the engineering design cycle. Students will build a “Mars Lander” and test our their designs!
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Science
Earth Science
Physics
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Design
Engineering
Space
Mars
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- Understand the basic structure of the Engineering Design Cycle and how it relates to the Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies curriculum - Use Inquiry-based learning to solve a design problem - Understand how to build a narrative around STEM activities - Explore an activity that relates to space exploration
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60 - 90 minutes
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English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective

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Canadian Red Cross - 27 days ago
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Canada & Conflict: A Humanitarian Perspective: De…
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Canadian Red Cross - 27 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.
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Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Geography
Social Studies
Economics
Law
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International Humanitarian Law
armed conflict
Canada
war crimes
refugees
justice
youth engagement
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https://www.redcross.ca/crc/documents/Canada-Conflict-April-29-2.pdf
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English
Date Created
Sep 24, 2019
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Forced to Fight

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Canadian Red Cross - 28 days ago
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Canadian Red Cross - 28 days ago
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*Internet Explorer is not supported. Please use Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge to open link. Forced to Fight: is an interactive online resource designed for students between the ages of 13-18. The resource helps facilitate understanding of IHL and humanitarian issues and allows the user to experience what it is like for young people living in situations of armed conflict around the world. Teachers can use this resource in collaboration with the lesson plans available in the teaching resources links or they can choose to use it as a stand-alone activity to trigger critical thinking and classroom discussion on issues related to armed conflict. Visit forcedtofight.ca to explore this resource.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
Law
History
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Interactive
International Humanitarian Law
Law
Refugees
Forced Migration
Child Soldiers
Violence
Armed Conflict
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https://forcedtofight.ca/
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1 class
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English
Date Created
Sep 23, 2019
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Student Leadership for Change (SLC)

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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 3 months ago
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The SLC eco-social education resources have been …
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Be The Change Earth Alliance - 3 months ago
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The SLC eco-social education resources have been designed to empower youth through solution-oriented approaches to the environmental and social issues facing society today. SLC is comprised of five independent, interchangeable modules that focus on developing core values for an environmentally sustainable and socially just worldview. Each module includes a lesson plan, videos, and classroom activities, as well as eight student inquiry & project-based 'Action Packs' that explore sustainability topics, providing current research links, experiential community activities and hands-on actions to develop students’ core competencies in critical and creative thinking, communication, and personal and social responsibility. Sign up for open access lesson/unit plans at: http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Science
Social Studies
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Environmental Education
Conscious Consumption
Conservation
Justice
Health
Climate Change
Inquiry
Eco-Social
Integrated Learning
Place-Based
First Peoples' Principles of Learning
URLs
http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/open_access_sign_up
Learning Standards
SLC may be used in a variety of courses across many grades. To learn more, visit our curriculum correlations at http://www.bethechangeearthalliance.org/course_connections
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English
Date Created
Jul 11, 2019
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Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship

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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps stu…
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ARC Foundation - 3 months ago
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An entry lesson to gender identity that helps students learn how to be a good friend and to develop understanding and respect for people when their name and appearance change. Created by Bryan Gidinski. Curricular Connections (English Language Arts K-2) Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy. · Stories and other texts help us learn about ourselves and our families. · Everyone has a unique story to share. · Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world. Curricular Competencies: · Use developmentally appropriate reading, listening, and viewing strategies to make meaning · Engage actively as listeners, viewers, and readers, as appropriate, to develop understanding of self, identity, and community · Recognize the importance of story in personal, family, and community identity · Use personal experience and knowledge to connect to stories and other texts to make meaning · Recognize the structure of story
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English Language Arts
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SOGI
respect
identity
social responsibility
URLs
https://bc.sogieducation.org/
Learning Standards
English Language Arts K-2 Big ideas: · Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
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English
Date Created
Jul 3, 2019
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Rick Hansen Foundation School Program resources

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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a co…
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Marika van Dommelen - 7 months ago
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The Rick Hansen School Program resources are a complete set of resources designed by educators, for educators to support them in teaching students about disability, accessibility and inclusion, thus empowering youth to become difference makers in their schools and communities. The Rick Hansen School Program is: - a comprehensive bilingual collection of lesson plans, videos, and books; - available for FREE to all educators across Canada; - flexible and aligns with lessons and curriculum that are already being taught in the classroom Participating teachers and administrators agree that the program makes classrooms and schools more inclusive, decreases bullying, empowers students to create positive change, and raises student awareness of the potential of people with disabilities.
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Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Leadership
Social Justice
Special Education
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Special needs
Keywords
Accessibility
inclusion
equity
URLs
https://www.rickhansen.com/schools-communities/school-program
Learning Standards
Lessons and activities align with curriculum, can be used cross curricularly and support BC Educational Priorities
Duration
30 - 90 minutes per lesson
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English
Date Created
Mar 18, 2019
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IFAW-Living In a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 3 - What Our Dogs Need

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our d…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about what our dogs need to be healthy. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how we as a people can take good care of dogs so they are physically well.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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indigenous
aboriginal
animal welfare
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https://www.ifaw.org/canada
Learning Standards
• English Language Arts, particularly speaking and listening comprehension • Social Studies • Science • Technology • SEL—social and emotional learning
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English
Date Created
Nov 15, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs- Unit 6 - A Dog's Life- From Puppy to Elder Dog

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the season…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the seasons of a dog’s life. It explains how we can take care of and appreciate dogs during each time in their lives. It tells us how to treat our dogs well so they can live good long lives.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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First Nations
Aboriginal
Indigenous
Reserves
animal welfare
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https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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IFAW-Living in a Good Way with Dogs - Unit 5: Working Dogs,Traditional and Today

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the import…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about the important role working dogs have played in First Nations communities and families both in the past and today. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations people and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells us how to care for and respect our working dogs.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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aboriginal
indigenous
reserves
animal welfare
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https://www.ifaw.org/canada
Learning Standards
speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way With Dogs - Unit 2: Dogs as Friends and Family

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs c…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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This unit is focused on learning about how dogs can be our friends and family. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Science
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indigenous
reservations
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https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
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speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Unit 1 - Our Ancestors and Our Dogs

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Our Ancestors and Our Dogs is part of a program about dogs and First Nations. It is about how the First Peoples of North America have lived with dogs for a long time. You will meet Elders and others who share their stories about dogs and about caring for dogs. All of these people love and respect dogs and so they have shared their ideas about dogs with you. All are First Nations (Swampy Cree, Anishinaabe). We are proud to have them share about our peoples and our good ways with dogs. This unit is focused on learning about the ancestors of dogs and how our ancestors lived well with dogs. It explains how dogs have always been part of the life of First Nations People and how our relationship with dogs is changing. It tells how our feelings for dogs are important. It tells us how to care for our dogs so that we can live with them safely and respectfully.
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Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
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Indigenous
Aboriginal
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https://www.ifaw.org/ca-en
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speaking and listening comprehension
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Program Overview: Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories

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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is a…
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Corrie - 11 months ago
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Living in a Good Way with Dogs: Our Stories, is an educational resource created by First Nations specifically for First Nations' learners. Stories about dogs shared by First Nations Elders and community role models form the foundation of the materials, bringing to life their experiences and wisdom. This Overview outlines the resources. There are six units in the program, each with a special focus that is relevant for students from kindergarten to grade eight. Entire units or single activities can be used to accommodate your audience. Through Elder teachings, tales from role models, histories of First Nations’ relationships with dogs, and fun activities, students learn to build healthy and safe relationships with their four leggeds. Each unit comes with an instructor guide, student activity book and audio recordings from Elders and role models. A set of posters provides students with a visual reference for important concepts in each unit.
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Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
First Nations
Keywords
indigenous
aboriginal
animals
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https://secure.ifaw.org/canada/secure/teaching-resources-indigenous-education
Learning Standards
Features & Benefits for K-7 Teachers in First Nations schools: •Flexible, expandable and easy to use – can use one lesson, one unit or multiple units •All six units are included and available for free download •Meets required curriculum goals •Supports positive social and emotional development •Relevant to the real lives of students •Helps keep students safe and healthy around dogs
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English
Date Created
Nov 14, 2018
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Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Through the Woods” as a catalyst for conversation around questions that are useful in examining the impact of cannabis use and regulation on individuals and relationships. “Through the Woods” is about a day in the life of Matthew, a 14-year-old boy who buys cannabis at school to take to his ailing grandmother who raised him until she became too sick to care for him. The story is ripe with easy-to-see themes that young people are sure to question naturally and/or identify with (e.g., stereotypes about cannabis dealers, users and non-users; risks and rewards of selling/buying/using cannabis; and reasons for using). As such, the story can be used to help students develop their skills in asking good questions as they interact with a story and its characters in more complex ways. This lesson aims to deepen students’ understanding of relationships between peers, family members and others as well as the complex nature of human drug use.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
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http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability 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 Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Recognize how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
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30-60 minutes with potential for more
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English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Why do we feel so bad about feeling good?

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Pleasure is the motivation for many things people do in life. One of the many ways people choose to experience pleasure is by using drugs, whether it is caffeine, tobacco, cannabis or alcohol. Yet, seeking pleasure is something that we are sometimes made to feel guilty about. This is particularly true when it comes to drugs. So why might it be important to talk about pleasure in the context of drug use? Well, it turns out that, for all of us, our motivations operate within a tension between short-term pleasure and long-term goals. Furthermore, the pleasures of drug use are inextricably bound up with its risks. We cannot effectively talk about the one without the other. This lesson plan aims to engage students to think more critically about the concepts of pleasure, pain and risk related to drug use and to explore why pleasure is often missing from the conversation about drugs. This helps equip students to make more informed choices in their pursuit of pleasure.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
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http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11/12 – Composition/New Media/English Studies Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts personal, social, and cultural identities Identify and understand the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts Use digital and multimedia writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary, imaginative, and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
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30-60 minutes with potential for more
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English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Free Feeling: Tom Petty, Cannabis and Music as Craft

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning Americ…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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Tom Petty (1950-2017) was an award-winning American musician and lyricist long associated with cannabis and other drugs. This lesson revolves around Tom Petty’s song You Don’t Know How it Feels (1994), which provides a rich opportunity to build drug literacy while exploring the connections between experiences, relationships, emotions, thoughts and actions. The song, with its reference to rolling a joint and sharing it with friends, sparked controversy at the time. This provides an opportunity to explore issues like censorship and artistic freedom. And the history of Tom Petty and his long-time band, the Heartbreakers, provides further opportunity to explore the impacts drug use can have on life, work and relationships. In each case, the use of dialogue rather than the transmission of the “right message” is likely to lead to greater understanding. The instructional strategies provided are examples of how this could be achieved.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 8/9 Big ideas: Language and text can be a source of creativity and joy Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world Texts are socially, culturally, and historically constructed Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens Competencies: Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking Synthesize ideas from a variety of sources to build understanding Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in 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 Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Assess and refine texts to improve their clarity, effectiveness, and impact according to purpose, audience, and message Transform ideas and information to create original texts
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Drugs and relationships in “Perks of Being a Wallflower”

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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Ste…
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a novel by Stephen Chbosky (and was made into a hit movie in 2012). Perks is a year-long series of ‘Dear Friend’ letters, written by 15-year-old Charlie, to an anonymous older teen whom Charlie believes is non-judgemental and won’t be freaked out by his references to drugs, sex and mental health issues. Charlie’s letters reveal that he is sensitive and very bright, but is struggling with post- traumatic stress disorder and filled with deep sadness owing to the suicide of his only school friend. He’s also filled with rage but doesn’t know why until the end of the story (when a sexual encounter triggers a repressed memory of his being molested by his aunt, who herself was a victim of child molestation by a family member). Perks provides various avenues for meaningful conversations around drug use, sexuality and wellbeing as well as dealing with mental health issues.
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English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
cannabis
cannabis use
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 11 – Composition Big ideas: The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives Texts are socially, culturally, geographically, and historically constructed Language shapes ideas and influences others Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens People are empowered by being able to communicate effectively Engagement with writing processes can support creativity and enhance clarity of expression Competencies: Read for enjoyment and to achieve personal goals Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts, to guide inquiry, and to extend thinking Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts enhance and shape meaning and impact Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts Recognize and understand how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identities Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world Evaluate how text structures, literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understandings and extend thinking Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Express and support an opinion with evidence Transform ideas and information to create original texts, using various genres, forms, structures, and styles Experiment with genres, forms, or styles of creative and communicative texts
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60-90 minutes with potential for more
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English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Show Racism the Red Card

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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
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The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a bookle…
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Committee for Action on Social Justice - one year ago
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The Show Racism the Red Card resource is a booklet full of lessons and resources to help you talk about racism with your students.
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Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
antiracism
bigotry
stereotype
racialized
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https://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Antiracism/2018%20Show%20Racsim%20the%20Red%20Card%2020180223-web-sm.pdf
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Varies
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English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2018
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Hockey Canada World Juniors School Curriculum & Program

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2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
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Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to…
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2019 World Junior Championship - one year ago
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Provides Canadian teachers from coast to coast to coast with lesson plans in all subjects, from Kindergarten to Grade 6. More than 40 lesson plans are now available for Grades 3 to 6 to help students get ready for the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship, taking place in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C., from Dec. 26, 2018 to Jan. 5, 2019. We encourage teachers to use the lesson plans in their classrooms to engage students and generate excitement for Canada’s holiday hockey tradition.
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Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
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https://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/hockey-programs/schools/school-program
Learning Standards
The goal is to engage students in curriculum-based learning, enthuse them with hockey activities and enrich their knowledge and appreciation of the game of hockey.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 18, 2018
1 recommendation  

Voices into Action

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC …
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Voices into Action is an online, bilingual, ERAC approved curriculum-based educational resource providing students with information on issues regarding human rights, prejudice, and hatred. Designed by curriculum experts, this program utilizes a wide variety of media (short documentary style films and compelling visuals) to present information on a history of human suffering, stemming from social injustice that is still a growing problem today. While meeting curriculum requirements, you can help students become better people, and make your classroom a better place for learning. Our media resources, along with teacher-led dialogue, give students many perspectives to consider, with opportunities for critical thinking and creative response. By understanding the history of human rights issues in Canada and around the world, they will also gain insight into current issues that occur in their world and their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Residential School System
Truth and Reconciliation
racism
gender issues
homophobia
lgbtqt
black slavery in Canada
underground railroad
genocide
Komagata Maru
Islamophobia
Japanese Internment Camps
Antisemitism
boat people
chinese immigration
URLs
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home
http://voicesintoaction.ca/Home?_lang=fr
Learning Standards
Social Justice, grade 12; Social Sciences, grade 12; Social Studies, grades 11, 12; History, grades 11, 12; Visual Arts, grades 11, 12; Drama, grades 11, 12; World Religion, grade 11; Challenge and Change in Society, grade 12; Philosophy, grades 11, 12; Aboriginal (First Nations) Studies, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; English Language Arts, grades 9, 10, 11, 12; Aboriginal / First Nations Languages, grades 10, 11, 12; Psychology, grade 12; Civics and Citizenship, grade 10;; Equity, grades 11, 12; Media (Communication) Studies, grades, 11, 12; Arts, grades 11, 12; Politics (Political Science), grades 11, 12, college, University, Teacher education
Duration
60 per lesson with over 200 lessons/activities
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 1, 2018
0 recommendations  

Choose Your Voice

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Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
VoicesintoAction - one year ago
Description
Choose Your Voice offers four action-packed units…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
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
2 recommendations   181 downloads

Annotated Multi-modal Resources (Learning to Write)

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Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual P…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Aaron Cheung - one year ago
Description
Annotated resources with a focus on the "Visual Prompts" website, as well as a quick introduction to Video Essays.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Languages
Keywords
video essays
writing prompts
URLs
http://visualprompts.weebly.com/
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 27, 2018
1 recommendation   81 downloads

Teaching Poetry Through Multimodality

Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and tex…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
briannaferguson - one year ago
Description
Articles on writing poetry through emojis and text speak, as well as video poems.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
Duration
30-60 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
1 recommendation  

Nature Scene Investigators by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instructors

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploratio…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
This activity sets an exciting tone of exploration and discovery, encouraging an inquiry mindset in students that helps establish a community of curious, active learners. Students gain tools to explore the natural world—and are inspired to discover and attempt to explain the abundant nature mysteries that surround us. NSI works well at the start of a field experience, to get students excited about nature mysteries.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Ecosystem
Place-based Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/NSI-Nature-Scene-Investigators-2.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/nsi-nature-scene-investigators-2/
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

"Jobs in a Biotic Community" by the Center for Ecoliteracy

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
3
4
5
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and look for organisms that perform different “jobs” in the biotic community. A biotic (or natural) community is made up of the various organisms that live and interact with one another in a particular environment. As in a human community, its members have different roles and depend on each other for survival. In this activity, students examine a study area to find out what organisms live there and the ecological jobs or niches they fill.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Community
Ecosystem
Biotic
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/CEL_Lesson_Jobs_in_a_Biotic_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/downloadable-resource-jobs-biotic-community
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high languag…
Resource Type
Activity
Journal Article
Online Journal
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
En'owkin, a word that comes from the high language of the Okanagan people, provides a foundation for sustainable living. This is an article written by Jeannette Armstrong, teaching us about "What it Means to be a Sustainable Community."
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Keywords
First Nations Perspectives
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/article/enowkin-what-it-means-sustainable-community
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: A Systems Perspective explores the links between food systems and our changing climate with an emphasis on systems thinking. A systems approach helps to illuminate how seemingly disconnected phenomena are often dynamically linked and can be understood best when viewed in a larger context. This collection of essays contains an extensive bibliography that provides resources for further investigation. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecoliteracy
Food Systems
Environmental Education
Sustainabilty
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-systems-perspective
Duration
60-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
2 recommendations  

Understanding Food and Climate Change: An interactive guide by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interactive Guide uses video, photography, text, and interactive experiences to help educators, students, and advocates learn how food and climate systems interact and how personal choices can make a difference. Ideal for grades 6–12 and general audiences, for Social Studies themes, the guide offers activities for student research and resources for further investigation. The guide is also designed to support self-guided and independent study, and is a boon for advocates seeking hopeful strategies and creative responses. Available as a free iBook for Mac and iPad users.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Climate Systems
Place-based Education
Environmental Education
Ecoliteracy
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/understanding-food-and-climate-change-interactive-guide
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
1 recommendation  

Be a Biodiversity Detective!

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
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8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students investigate biodiversity of wildlife in their backyard (schoolyard) by selecting and mapping out areas they expect to be high in biodiversity in part one. Part two uses a larger area to make observations about the area by using “biodiversity clues.”
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Ecosystems
Ecology
Food Webs
Species Diversity
URLs
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BiodiversityDetective_Lesson.pdf
https://www.hctfeducation.ca/lessons/earth-ecosystems-and-ecology/
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   69 downloads

Story Extension (Creative write)

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Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Lif…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Following reading and analysis of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" by James Thurber, students write an extension to the story - one additional daydream!
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
short stories
extension
URLs
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/1939/03/18/the-secret-life-of-walter-james-thurber
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   197 downloads

Portrait Inspired Creative Writing

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Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment i…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a creative writing assignment inspired by portraits from the "Humans of New York" website. They will write a first person narrative, and complete a partnered revision process to improve their writing before submitting a final draft.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
creative writing
revision
URLs
http://www.humansofnewyork.com/
Duration
2-3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 26, 2018
0 recommendations   167 downloads

Imitating Imagery Poems

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Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry t…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students are introduced to imagery based poetry through a collection of poems, and are then asked to imitate a classic.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   257 downloads

Digital Scavenger Hunt

Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they tak…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students complete a scavenger hunt where they take photos of the literary items to be found and compile them using Animoto.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
poetry
literary devices
Duration
75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   448 downloads

Character Analysis

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small grou…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Through modelling, partnered work, and small group work, students analyse characters and develop an understanding of character traits as well as how to use evidence to derive traits.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Keywords
character traits
group work
partnered work
paragraph writing
Duration
75-90
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
1 recommendation   219 downloads

Character Instagram

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activ…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will complete a character analysis activity using a hand-drawn Instagram profile and paragraph writing activity. Can be altered for any text that allows for character analysis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
character analysis
social media
paragraph writing
Duration
2 lessons (and home completion time)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 4, 2018
0 recommendations   71 downloads

Listen Sketch Predict

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the boo…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Using a story, have students predict what the book is about based on the title and cover page. Then read the story, stopping at different parts to ask questions and clarify understanding. Have students sketch images of their predictions.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
story
Learning Standards
Objective: -To have students sketch the important parts of the story. -To have students predict what will happen in the story by the cover page, and throughout the story by stopping. -Last, students will discuss their thoughts, feelings, and predictions as a class.
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
6 recommendations   456 downloads

Teaching critical digital literacy to combat fake news

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ron Darvin - one year ago
Description
This set of modules helps teachers equip students…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
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
2 recommendations   472 downloads

The Professionals

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 …
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
1 recommendation   386 downloads

Age of Steamers

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age …
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Age of Steamers” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In a province as vast as British Columbia, the focus in this film is the introduction of sternwheelers and steamships that allowed greater movement and mobility and how they impacted the development of the colony and province in the Gold Rush era and beyond. 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
Social Studies
Geography
History
Labour History
Keywords
Paddlewheelers
Working People
Okanagan Lake
Kootenay Lake
Learning Standards
The materials address aspects of the key learning standards of the current social studies 9 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 and perspective are addressed in the materials as they examine the impact of transportation innovation in British Columbia and the impact it had on community development.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
May 3, 2018
0 recommendations   265 downloads

Teaching Indigenous Oral Tradition through the Telephone Game

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Breanna Neden - one year ago
Description
• Students will understand that knowledge is pass…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Breanna Neden - one year ago
Description
• Students will understand that knowledge is passed down through an Oral Tradition in Indigenous communities across Canada. • Students will know that stories and storytellers are sacred to Indigenous people. • Student will be able to describe the concept of “Oral Tradition” and explain why storytelling/storytellers are so important in Indigenous communities.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
First Nations
Social Studies
Learning Standards
Big Idea: Social Studies - Gr.3 “Indigenous knowledge is passed down through oral history, traditions and collective memory”.
Duration
30
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 1, 2018
0 recommendations   247 downloads

Women and Alcohol

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC docume…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC documentary and other marketing pieces to explore social concepts and health issues related to women and alcohol. A teacher's guide with links to other resources is available. This iMinds lesson idea deconstructs a CBC documentary and other marketing pieces to explore social concepts and health issues related to women and alcohol. A teacher's guide with links to other resources is available.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
History
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/women-alcohol.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Curricular competencies (Social Studies 10) Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to: ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions Assess the significance of people, places, events and developments, and compare varying perspectives on their historical significance at particular times and places, and from group to group. Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this time period Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups affect events, decisions, and developments Explain different perspectives on past or present people, places, issues, and events, by comparing norms, values, worldviews, and beliefs Make reasoned ethical judgments about controversial actions in the past and present, and whether we have a responsibility to respond Curricular competencies (Physical and Health Education 10). Explore and describe factors that shape personal identities, including social and cultural factors Identify factors that influence health messages from a variety of sources and analyze their influence on behaviour Assess and evaluate strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use for others Analyze strategies for promoting mental well-being for self and others Propose strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships Propose strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive or exploitive situations Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being Reflect on outcomes of personal healthy-living goals and assess strategies used Identify and apply strategies to pursue personal healthy-living goals Curricular competencies (English Language Arts/Media Studies 11/12) Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual and multi-modal texts, guide inquiry and extend thinking Think critically, creatively and reflectively to explore ideas within, between and beyond texts Recognize and identify the role of personal, social and cultural contexts, values and perspectives in texts Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text and world Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking Demonstrate understanding and communicate increasingly sophisticated ideas through a wide variety of digital and print media, including opportunities to evaluate sources of information
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 15, 2018
0 recommendations   155 downloads

Discussion questions for the movie Elijah

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
11
Submitted By
Ottawa Alt teacher - one year ago
Description
This is a set of questions regarding the TV-movie Elijah which was aired in 2007, and is available through Mongrel Media. It is about the role that Elijah Harper took in the Meech Lake Accord negotiations. It uses many television techniques to engage the audience and portrays an interesting time on the road to sovereignty/ self determination for First Nations.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
First Peoples
New Media
Learning Standards
Common themes in First Peoples’ texts Reconciliation in Canada Recognize and understand how different forms, formats, structures, and features of texts reflect a variety of purposes, audiences, and messages Recognize and identify personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts, including gender, sexual orientation, and socio-economic-factors Understand and evaluate how literary elements and new media techniques and devices enhance and shape meaning and impact Text features and structures • narrative structures, including those found in First Peoples’ texts • form, function, and genre of texts, including new media texts • rhetorical devices • elements of style
Duration
120- 150 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2018
18 recommendations   1046 downloads

Digital Superheros! What's Your Superpower?

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
Submitted By
Mazu - one year ago
Description
*This lesson requires the use of an app. Teacher…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
3
4
5
6
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
2 recommendations   226 downloads

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

Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
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
2 recommendations   343 downloads

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

Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Barbara Hinson - one year ago
Description
My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
Resource Type
Activity
Unit Plan
Presentation
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
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
3 recommendations  

Printing Like a Pro! - An Evidence-Based Resource for Teaching Students to Print

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
imontgomery@cw.bc.ca - one year ago
Description
Printing Like a Pro! Printing Like a Pro! is a fr…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
imontgomery@cw.bc.ca - one year ago
Description
Printing Like a Pro! Printing Like a Pro! is a free cognitively-based printing program for the primary grades. It is evidence-based and designed for classroom use and for use with students who have printing/handwriting challenges. This program uses a developmental framework, teaching letters from easiest to hardest to form. Cognitive strategies include use of self-talk, and self-reflection and evaluation with a focus on key strategies for neat printing. Worksheet sets include letters, words, and sight word sentences as well as numbers. It is easy to download and access: http://www.childdevelopment.ca/SchoolAgeTherapy/SchoolAgeTherapyClassResources.aspx
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
English Language Arts
Learning
Special needs
Keywords
Handwriting
Classroom-based printing instruction
URLs
http://www.childdevelopment.ca/SchoolAgeTherapy/SchoolAgeTherapyClassResources.aspx
Learning Standards
Writing
Duration
30-45 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 15, 2018
1 recommendation   502 downloads

Expanding your Core Competency Portfolio

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Janine Fraser, BCPTA PSA - one year ago
Description
Use these posters, suggested stories and activiti…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
Submitted By
Janine Fraser, BCPTA PSA - one year ago
Description
Use these posters, suggested stories and activities to create an expansive and comprehensive portfolio with students to help them learn more about the core competencies and ultimately about themselves.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
core competencies
facets
student self assessment
posters
book suggestions
Learning Standards
Students will learn about all of the facets of the core competencies using these posters and corresponding suggested stories and activities.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 14, 2018
0 recommendations   381 downloads

Becoming a Detective

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, student…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
6
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
Through this 6-lesson module from iMinds, students learn how to be detectives. They examine “clues” about the potential influences on a young person’s behaviour in order to solve a case involving three students who keep falling asleep in class. Module includes background material, lesson plans, and black-line masters.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade6-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ Principles of Learning • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning involves generational roles and responsibilities • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 6 Big Ideas • Exploring and sharing multiple perspectives extends our thinking • Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. 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 • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences Physical and Health Education 6 Big Ideas • Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being. • Learning about similarities and differences in individuals and groups influences community health Competencies • Describe the impacts of personal choices on health and well-being • Analyze health messages and possible intentions to influence behaviour • Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy living goals • Identify and describe strategies for avoiding and/or responding to potentially unsafe, abusive or exploitive situations • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships • Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others • Describe and assess strategies for managing problems related to mental well-being and substance use, for others • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence • Strategies for managing personal and social risks related to psychoactive substances and potentially addictive behaviours
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
0 recommendations   86 downloads

The Perfect High

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds teacher's resource suggests ways to u…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds teacher's resource suggests ways to use Shel Silverstein's poem, The Perfect High, to help students explore life, truth and drugs. A student handout is available.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
https://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/drug-perfect-high.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples' Principles of Learning: • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 9 Big Ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world. Questioning what we hear, read, and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. Competencies: • Access information and ideas for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate their relevance, accuracy, and reliability. • Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking • Recognize and appreciate how different forms, structures, and features of texts reflect different purposes, audiences, and messages • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • 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 • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
0 recommendations   98 downloads

The Power of Music

Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
For millennia, music has had a deep and abiding r…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
For millennia, music has had a deep and abiding role in human culture. It affects and reflects historical, social, ethnic, religious, philosophical, and aesthetic contexts and practices. This lesson asks students to consider the role that music has played – and continues to play – in the human experience, in society as a whole as well as in their individual lives. The songs provided all provide opportunity to reflect on these issues, and in particular how music might affect and reflect attitudes towards alcohol or other drugs.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
iminds
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/ela9-music-power-outline.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place) • Learning involves recognizing the consequences of one’s actions • Learning is embedded in memory, history, and story • Learning requires exploration of one’s identity English Language Arts 9 Big Ideas • Exploring stories narrative texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to the world • Questioning what we hear, read and view contributes to our ability to be educated and engaged citizens. Curricular competencies • Apply appropriate strategies to comprehend written, oral, and visual texts, guide inquiry, and extend thinking • Recognize and appreciate how different forms, structures, and features of texts reflect different purposes, audiences, and messages • Think critically, creatively, and reflectively to explore ideas within, between, and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social, and cultural contexts, values, and perspectives in texts • Recognize how language constructs personal, social, and cultural identity • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respond to text in personal, creative, and critical ways • Understand how literary elements, techniques, and devices enhance and shape meaning • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Use writing and design processes to plan, develop, and create engaging and meaningful literary and informational texts for a variety of purposes and audiences
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
0 recommendations   109 downloads

Bicycle Day’s Dilemma

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds instructional outline uses excerpts f…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds instructional outline uses excerpts from Albert Hofmann's writings about his discovery of, and experiences with, LSD to challenge students to think critically about the benefits and risks associated with substance use and how we manage those in our society.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
LSD
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds/bicycle.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
English Language Arts 10 • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual and multi-modal texts, guide inquiry and extend thinking • Think critically, creatively and reflectively to explore ideas within, between and beyond texts • Recognize and identify the role of personal, social and cultural contexts, values and perspectives in texts • Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking
Duration
60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017

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