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60 Minute Kids Club Healthy Habits Challenge and Tracker

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Elisa - 3 years ago
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The Healthy Habits Challenge is a 30 day initiati…
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Elisa - 3 years ago
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The Healthy Habits Challenge is a 30 day initiative where students can track 6 healthy habits on an online platform. Data is sent weekly to teachers. The Healthy Habits notes are: healthy eating, physical activity, screen time, water intake, sleep time, and mental health (journaling). Challenges are run three times per year and classes or whole schools can sign up. The entire challenge is turnkey and all resources are FREE. The challenges are supported by our team, our resources, and prizes can include athlete visits, gym banners for most active schools, and much more. The goal of the challenges are to instil healthy habits at the elementary school age and allow the students to learn about accountability and goal setting while providing data on progress.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
Physical education
health
physical literacy
assessment
URLs
http://60minkidsclub.org/about/teachers
http://60minkidsclub.org/launch/60mkc-package/60mkc-how-to-videos/
http://60minkidsclub.org/launch
Learning Standards
-Physical Literacy integration - Physical & Health Education - Accountability - Goal setting
Duration
30 day challenge to teach and track healthy habits. Can be embedded into current PHE lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 25, 2016
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Aboriginal Education Activities K-7

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Doni Gratton - 3 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
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Doni Gratton - 3 years ago
Description
Curricular links to new AbEd learning standards
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Keywords
K-7 Learning Standards
Art
MAth
Science
Socials
LA
Aboriginal Education
Learning Standards
K-7 AbEd links (Math, Science, Socials, Art, LA)
Duration
Year at a glance, new learning standards links: Ab Ed K-7 Math, Science, LA, Socials, Art
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2016
1 recommendation   91 downloads

Chemistry Resource Review

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Other
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11
12
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Dorian K - one year ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos …
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Other
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11
12
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Dorian K - one year ago
Description
Resource Review of Crash Course Chemistry Videos and Chemistry for the Community 6th Edition Textbook Produced by the American Chemical Society.
Subject
Science
Chemistry
Keywords
ChemCom
Duration
Varies depending on resource [~10 minutes per video, Textbook can vary depending on use]
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
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Debating Drug Policy

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10
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers g…
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Activity
Assessment
Classroom printables
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10
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Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - one year ago
Description
This iMinds 6-lesson module (including teachers guide and black-line masters) helps students develop their critical thinking skills while learning about and performing formal debates on the use of alcohol and other drugs. Also available in French.
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
Keywords
drugs
substance use
drug iteracy
health
well-being
debate
iMinds
URLs
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10.pdf
http://www.uvic.ca/research/centres/cisur/assets/docs/iminds-grade10-french.pdf
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
First Peoples’ principles of learning • Learning ultimately supports the well-being of the self, the family, the community, the land, the spirits, and the ancestors. • Learning is holistic, reflexive, reflective, experiential, and relational (focused on connectedness, on reciprocal relationships, and a sense of place). Big Ideas • People understand text differently depending on their worldviews and perspectives (English Language Arts 10) • The exploration of text and story deepens our understanding of diverse, complex ideas about identity, others, and the world (English Language Arts 10) • Language shapes ideas and influences others (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Voice is powerful and evocative (English Language Arts 10 – Spoken Language) • Understanding the factors that influence our health empowers us to take action to improve it (Physical and Health Education 10) • The development of political institutions is influenced by economic, social, ideological, and geographic factors (Social Studies 10) Curricular Competencies English Language Arts • 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 • Exchange ideas and viewpoints to build shared understanding and extend thinking (Grade Construct meaningful personal connections between self, text, and world • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Access information for diverse purposes and from a variety of sources and evaluate its relevance, accuracy, and reliability • Apply appropriate strategies in a variety of contexts to comprehend written, oral, visual, and multimodal texts; guide inquiry; and extend thinking • Synthesize ideas from a variety of texts/sources • Respectfully exchange ideas and viewpoints from diverse perspectives to build shared understanding and extend thinking • Demonstrate speaking and listening skills in a variety of formal and informal contexts for a range of purposes • Select and apply an appropriate spoken language format for an intended purpose Physical and Health Education 10 • Critically analyze and explain health messages and investigate their potential influences on health and well-being • Develop skills for maintaining healthy relationships and responding to interpersonal conflict, including communication skills, negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution techniques • Critically analyze the impacts of technology and other factors on individual and community health 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, or developments, and compare varying perspectives on their significance at particular times and places, and from group to group (significance) • Assess the justification for competing accounts after investigating points of contention, reliability of sources, and adequacy of evidence (evidence) • Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups during this period (continuity and change) • Assess how prevailing conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments (cause and consequence)
Duration
Project with multiple classes (discretion of teacher)
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 22, 2017
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Dollar Store Science Handout

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Submitted By
Brian Anderson - one year ago
Description
Summary and background links from Dollar Store Sc…
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Submitted By
Brian Anderson - one year ago
Description
Summary and background links from Dollar Store Science Presentation - Brian Anderson - Superconference 2017
Subject
Mathematics
Science
Physics
Keywords
superconference
dollar store science
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 19, 2017
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Earthquakes Canada Website

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BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Natural Resources Canada website that shows on a …
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BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
Natural Resources Canada website that shows on a map of Canada all earthquakes that have occurred in the last 30 days. There are also live links to seismographs across the country.
Subject
Science
Earth Science
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
earthquakes
seismology
BCScTA
URLs
http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/index-en.php
Learning Standards
Science 8 (2016) Plate tectonic movement. Major geological events of local significance.
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
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Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
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This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
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MacKenzie Bouchard - one year ago
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This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
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Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Biology
Wetland
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
Duration
15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018
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Experimenting with Light

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8
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BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A comprehensive educational resource, written by …
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Other
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8
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BC Science Teachers' Association - 3 years ago
Description
A comprehensive educational resource, written by Gordon Gore, on the properties of light and experimenting on them.
Subject
Science
Physics
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
light
sensing
experiment
BCScTA
waves
Learning Standards
BC Science 8 (2016) Light: Properties, Behaviour, Ways of Sensing
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2016
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Getting Started with Student Inquiry in Science

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Submitted By
Nancy McAleer - 2 years ago
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This video was developed with the intention of we…
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Nancy McAleer - 2 years ago
Description
This video was developed with the intention of welcoming BC Teachers to developing the skills and process of inquiry in their Science classes
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Science
Keywords
Science
Inquiry
Curricular Competency
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYGawWpiDOE
Learning Standards
Correlates with all Curricular Competencies in Science
Duration
9 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Global Classroom

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BCTF - 4 years ago
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This website contains unit plans designed for tea…
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BCTF - 4 years ago
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This website contains unit plans designed for teachers, by teachers. The units explore the themes of global education across the grades and across the curriculum. The units contain all of the necessary handouts and materials to be easily utilized in the classroom setting and are consistent with the outcomes of the BC Curriculum. The creation of this site and the units were made possible through a joint CIDA and BCTF project.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Applied Skills
Business Education
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Keywords
global education
BC Curriculum
gender equality
human rights
democracy
good governance
peace
health
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=6218
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 5, 2014
2 recommendations   226 downloads

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

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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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).
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Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
identity and awareness
ethics and activism
social and physical history
Learning Standards
A 'Book and Media List' of reviewed literature and media (film, websites) for children. This "green reads" book and media list was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members. The final inquiry question was: As an elementary teacher, how can I use selected children's literature and media as a springboard for experiencing and connecting to nature in our school and community environments?
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
1 recommendation   338 downloads

Happiness Poster (LGBTQ)

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Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
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This poster is a guideline to things that LGBTQ+ …
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Submitted By
Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This poster is a guideline to things that LGBTQ+ students have identified as being important in order to be successful in schools and programs.
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Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Social Justice
Keywords
Diversity
bullying
safe
LGBTQ
SOGI
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 17, 2017
1 recommendation   667 downloads

Hell's History: The USW's Fight to Prevent Workplace Deaths and Injuries From the 1992 Westray Mine Disaster Through 2016 - Revised

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Tom Sandborn - 2 years ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westr…
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Tom Sandborn - 2 years ago
Description
This 73 page book covers the history of the Westray Mine disaster and the United Steelworkers lobby efforts to get a law passed that would allow criminal negligence charges against reckless management figures whose decisions kill workers. It concludes with a detailed chapter about the lethal mill fires in BC in 2012 and the ongoing campaign to see the law properly enforced.
Subject
Social Studies
Law
History
Labour History
Keywords
Westray mine disaster
worker safety
law reform
social justice organizing
Duration
60-120 minutes in class after students have read the booklet
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 10, 2017
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How To Be An Accountable Man: Handbook for Preventing Violence

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Isaac Louie - 3 years ago
Description
A free resource for young men to explore healthie…
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Isaac Louie - 3 years ago
Description
A free resource for young men to explore healthier versions of masculinity. This handbook discusses ways young men can navigate dating ethically, how they can support survivors of sexual assault/abuse, and provides practical tips they can be responsible guardians of safety in public spaces.
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Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
masculinity
feminism
gender
sexuality
anti-violence
violence prevention
anti-bullying
Language
English
Date Created
May 8, 2016
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Students take a census of an outdoor site, and lo…
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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.
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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
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Kids Boost Immunity - where local learning meets global giving

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Kids Boost Immunity - one year ago
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Kids Boost Immunity (KBI) is a free online learni…
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Kids Boost Immunity - one year ago
Description
Kids Boost Immunity (KBI) is a free online learning resource for Canadian students that pairs local learning with a global reward: vaccines for children in need through UNICEF. The more quizzes a student completes, the more vaccines they earn for kids in another part of the world through UNICEF. It’s that simple! KBI is brimming with carefully curated lessons linked to science, health or social studies curricula on a wide range of topics including:
Germs and infections
The immune system
Vaccines & Antibiotics
The spread of infectious disease & outbreaks
Global inequality in health and the role of NGOs
Evaluating online information sources Go to our website to find out more. Teachers can easily view sample lessons on the site and find out how to get started using these resources in the classroom. http://www.kidsboostimmunity.com
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
global citizenship
science
social studies
health
immunization
URLs
http://kidsboostimmunity.com
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 24, 2018
1 recommendation   75 downloads

Math/Science Resource

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Eric Lou - one year ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android pl…
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Eric Lou - one year ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android platforms.
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Mathematics
Science
Research
Technology
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
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Miss. Casella's Classroom

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Gina Casella - 3 years ago
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Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is i…
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Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Welcome to Miss. Casella's Classroom! This is intended to provide free math and literacy lessons, as well as, to have an ongoing conversation with like-minded people. Emphasis is placed on social emotional learning, mystery, creativity, and imagination. Strongly, as a public educator, I feel these elements help to evoke independent critical thinking skills, while opening a gateway to optimism. Personally, I love philosophical metacognitive conversations. Inside all of us, there is a child. Let that child play. Fully, I support play-based learning/inquiry-based learning at all levels of learning. In these environments, people thrive by having the opportunity to do their own thinking, reaching their own conclusions independently or in a group. Centers, give way to incorporate the multiple intelligences and differentiated learning. Is it farfetched to believe Big Foot exists? Do fairies really exist? Why you ask? Well...why not! Dinosaurs once ruled this planet.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Keywords
social-emotional learning
math
literacy
critical thinking
imagination
multiple intelligences
differentiated learning
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVa1C4QXhBo9BaX6BaOZYog
Learning Standards
-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
30 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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Miss. Casella's Classroom: A Terrible Thing Happened

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Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Most viewed on Miss Casella's Classroom. Sherman …
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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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Miss. Casella's Classroom: Daddy's Roomate. Being Gay is Just One More Kind of Love

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Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay …
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Gina Casella - 3 years ago
Description
Two notes in two days from the bears! Being gay is just another kind of love. The bears inform us about the legalization of gay marriage in Ireland. Here in Canada too, people of the same gender can marry each other. The bears place emphasis on a number of points. Not everyone supports gay marriage, although, it was a majority rule. We always need to respect all views. How can we be all we can be when we're not allowed to be true to ourselves? The bears say, as long as you're not hurting yourself or others, you should be able to be true to yourself. If you can't be true to yourself, maybe you're not allowed to be or maybe you're too afraid for to be, to remember, that gay marriage didn't just happen overnight. It took a lot of courage, for people to stand up for something they believe in. What do you believe in? Will you take a stand? Taking the first step is the hardest.
Subject
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
gay
daddy's roommate
social emotional learning
at risk students
URLs
https://youtu.be/l4a6-xLJgZE
Learning Standards
-Social-emotional learning; critical thinking
Duration
20 minutes-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2016
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PIR Live Event

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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
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The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms acr…
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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms across Canada in dynamic online webinars about a range of topics, introducing students to Canadian researchers, professionals, and facilities. Each PIR Live Event webinar features a Q&A with a different guest expert and/or a virtual tour of a research facility — and it’s FREE to participate! Classrooms across Canada can join the discussion by submitting their questions during the webinar and getting answers in real time from our guest expert. If you can’t participate at the scheduled time for a PIR Live Event, you can submit your questions in advance to liveevent@pirweb.org and watch the video recording afterward on the Partners In Research YouTube channel with your class to hear the answers! PIR Live Events are interactive, dynamic, and a great way to bring virtual experts and other classrooms into your classroom. For more information and to see what webinars are coming soon, visit http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Psychology
Keywords
online
webinar
virtual
Q&A
URLs
http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Duration
30-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
0 recommendations   662 downloads

Pocket Science Info and Links - 2017 superconference

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Activity
Other
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Brian Anderson - one year ago
Description
Links and brief descriptions of activities from B…
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Activity
Other
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pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Brian Anderson - one year ago
Description
Links and brief descriptions of activities from Brian Anderson (Science World) Pocket demonstration session, Superconference 2017
Subject
Mathematics
Science
Physics
Keywords
superconference
2017
Brian Anderson
Science World
Duration
5-10 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 19, 2017
0 recommendations  

Prime Minsters of Canada (Video Series)

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Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are …
Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are two series of videos being currently made by this YouTube Channel. The first is a long version of each PM (between 6-12 minutes each) which incorporates all different aspects of history, including indigenous issues, and ends with a critical thinking question. The materials go in depth into each Prime Minister and the issues in his time, including Indigenous history, international issues, and what life was like for people in this time. The second series is called 'Minister in a Minute' and sums up each Prime Minister in one minute. Retrospect aims to add more Canadian content to YouTube. Feedback welcome!!
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Keywords
macdonald
politics
laurier
indigenous
king
confederation
URLs
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqyLuong_2Jl-Ct4FaVt1uQ
Duration
1-12 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 3, 2017
0 recommendations  

Renting it Right - Preparing Students to Rent After Graduation

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Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resou…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre - 3 years ago
Description
A free online course created by TRAC Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre and the Justice Education Society. Designed for first-time renters, the course covers both practical and legal topics to consider before deciding to rent. Students can complete activities such as creating a budget, thinking about their housing needs, preparing a list of references, writing a cover letter and pet resume, and ordering a credit report. The course is video-based, and sections can be viewed in any order. Students who complete the course and pass the final exam earn a certificate that can be presented to landlords when they apply for tenancy. By completing the course, students will be better equipped to find rental housing and succeed in their tenancies. Core skills, such as financial literacy, smart decision making, effective communication, and problem solving are a key focus of the material.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Social Studies
Economics
Law
Keywords
Financial Literacy
Life Skills
Residential Tenancy Law
Communication
Budgeting
Housing
Contracts
URLs
http://www.rentingitright.ca/
Learning Standards
Online videos, activities, worksheets, and a final exam.
Duration
30 minutes- 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2016
3 recommendations  

#rethinkgiving from the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

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Lesson Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson plans, videos, fact sheets, etc that allow…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson plans, videos, fact sheets, etc that allow you to explore poverty and over consumption and 'justice not charity' during the 'giving season' such as Christmas and beyond. Can be adapted for all grades.
Subject
Home Economics
Social Justice
Health and PE
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
Christmas
anti-poverty
overconsumption
justice not charity
food bank
URLs
http://bcpovertyreduction.ca/rethinkgiving/
Duration
Variety of lessons and a variety of durations
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 5, 2014
0 recommendations  

Sanofi Biogenius Canada

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Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
For over two decades, the Sanofi Biogenius Canada (SBC) program has nurtured young minds by challenging high school students to carry out groundbreaking research projects in the field of biotechnology. Grade 9-12 students apply in the fall to participate in the SBC program. Those selected for the SBC competition are matched with local mentors, giving students hands-on research experience in a professional lab setting. Participants compile their results and present their findings at regional competitions, vying for cash prizes and the chance to advance to the National and International Biogenius competitions. In past years, participant research projects ranged from cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, to agriculture and the environment. Many have since been patented and commercialized, garnering international media attention and igniting a true culture of innovation in Canada. More information is available at http://www.biogenius.ca.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
Keywords
biotechnology
science fair
competition
student project
extracurricular
URLs
http://biogenius.ca/participate/generate-interest-2-5-2/
Duration
Independent Student Project
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
0 recommendations   215 downloads

Science with a Smartphone

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Other
Grade Level
8
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Submitted By
Sandy Eix - one year ago
Description
Activities from Science with a Smartphone - a ses…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
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12
Submitted By
Sandy Eix - one year ago
Description
Activities from Science with a Smartphone - a session at the Superconference Oct 20 2017
Subject
Science
Biology
Physics
Keywords
superconference
microscope
optics
electromagnet
Learning Standards
Science 8 - optics, microscopes, electromagnetism
Duration
15-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 19, 2017
0 recommendations  

Shout No Like You Mean It

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Other
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Laureen Wahl - 2 years ago
Description
Shout No Like You Mean It, aids in teaching child…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
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4
Submitted By
Laureen Wahl - 2 years ago
Description
Shout No Like You Mean It, aids in teaching children a few street-proofing tips they can use if they are approached by a stranger. Along with the catchy song is a video with 3 stranger senerios.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
child abduction
street-proofing tips
talking about strangers
URLs
https://youtu.be/1kyGzQGwgus
Learning Standards
Streetproofing tips to help prevent children from getting into a strangers' car.
Duration
Just over 2 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 8, 2017
1 recommendation  

Sky, Water, Earth

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Activity
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Sharon Hu - 2 years ago
Description
Sky, Water, Earth is a collection of free, online…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Sharon Hu - 2 years ago
Description
Sky, Water, Earth is a collection of free, online, self-paced experiences that takes the form of a career preparation initiative for youths interested in the field of science. This is a year-long joint initiative between UBC Faculty of Education, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, and the HR MacMillan Space Centre that runs from September 2017 to September 2018. The project guides youths to participate in learning playlists that help them build competencies outlined by the National Research Council Canada (NRC), some of which overlap with the BC Curriculum Core Competencies. Learners choose playlists they want to work on, each highlighting one or more of the NRC competencies for excellence in research - such as creative thinking, communication, teamwork, and more. Students complete competency-based activities through playlists, and earn points which can be redeemed for a variety of unique Real-World Opportunities curated to build success in their future careers.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Careers
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Keywords
competencies
environmental science
biology
eco justice
URLs
https://www.skywaterearth.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 12, 2017
3 recommendations   1012 downloads

Social Studies and Science A and B Years

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Other
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K
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Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are Science and Social Studies A/B Year Sch…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Victoria Woelders - 2 years ago
Description
Here are Science and Social Studies A/B Year Schedules. These are meant for schools from K-7 who want to have alternating years teaching different Science and Social Studies curriculum. These schedules help with the split classes (i.e. Grade 3/4, Grade 4/5 etc) and make it easier for teachers to not have to teach two curriculums for split classes. Enjoy!
Subject
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Curriculum
Design
URLs
http://mykidslocker.com/social-studies-ab-year-schedule-for-british-columbias-new-curriculum/
http://mykidslocker.com/science-ab-year-b-c-new-curriculum/
Learning Standards
Social Studies and Science Curriculum
Duration
Not Applicable
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 9, 2017
1 recommendation   85 downloads

Sport Education Model and Mental Health Education in Canada

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Other
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Submitted By
ML - one year ago
Description
Critical analysis of 2 resources
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
4
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Submitted By
ML - one year ago
Description
Critical analysis of 2 resources
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Health and PE
URLs
https://www.csmh.uwo.ca/docs/publications/Mental%20Health%20Education%20in%20Canada.pdf
Learning Standards
Critical Analysis of 2 Resources: Sport Education Model and Mental Health Education in Canada
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 27, 2018
1 recommendation  

Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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Presentation
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1
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4
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
0 recommendations   915 downloads

Stop Wondering, Start Knowing: A Mental Health School Video Resource

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Lesson Plan
Other
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8
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10
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
In response to the increasing number of requests …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 4 years ago
Description
In response to the increasing number of requests for presentations on mental health, the BC Children's Hospital created a resource that can be used in high schools across BC to spark dialogue and increase awareness about mental health. The resource features videos of youth with lived experience and a facilitator guide to provide teachers with instructions for leading discussions and activities. The guide also includes background information and links to additional resources.
Subject
Health and PE
URLs
https://foundrybc.ca/schools
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 30, 2014
2 recommendations   731 downloads

TED Ed Lesson - list of Foods related topics and suggestions for use

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Activity
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Submitted By
THESA - 3 years ago
Description
A list of Ted Ed lesson videos that have connecti…
Resource Type
Activity
Other
Grade Level
8
9
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12
Submitted By
THESA - 3 years ago
Description
A list of Ted Ed lesson videos that have connections to topics in a Foods class, as well as suggestions for use.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Keywords
video
Ted Ed
Duration
20 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 23, 2016
2 recommendations  

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

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Activity
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6
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
Understanding Food and Climate Change: An Interac…
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Activity
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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  

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
1 recommendation  

Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC)

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Presentation
Other
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Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC) is an education…
Resource Type
Activity
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
K
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Adult
Submitted By
Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC) is an educational program that connects K-12 classrooms with Canadian subject matter experts for customized, interactive video calls. The best part? VROC is available to teachers across Canada at no cost. Over 350 Canadian researcher and professional profiles are listed in our online directory, ExpertBook. Educators can search this directory using key word(s) and contact these subject matter experts directly to request one or more video calls. VROC connections can take place in English or French. BIG NEWS!!! VROC has recently expanded to include ALL SUBJECT AREAS. If you don’t find an appropriate subject matter expert for your desired topic in our directory, please email the details to vrocpc@pirweb.org and we will be happy to seek an appropriate expert on your behalf! (2-3 weeks notice recommended) For more information, visit http://www.vroc.ca
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Health and PE
Keywords
mentorship
videoconference
interactive
Q&A
URLs
http://www.vroc.ca
Duration
15-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017

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