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A basic handout for learning about latitude, longitude and contour lines.

Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
A basic handout for learning about latitude, long…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 5 years ago
Description
A basic handout for learning about latitude, longitude and contour lines.
Subject
Social Studies
Geography
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2014
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Battle of Seven Oaks (Evidence and Interpretation) Social Studies 9

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Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Susie Grace - one month ago
Description
Step one: Have students look at a picture for clu…
Resource Type
Activity
Assessment
Worksheet
Grade Level
9
Submitted By
Susie Grace - one month ago
Description
Step one: Have students look at a picture for clues to answer who, what, where, when, why and how questions about the battle depicted in the picture. Step two: Have students examine primary sources (9 sources available). Teacher may choose to have students look at all 9 or allow students to select 6 to look at. Students will try to piece together the causes and components of the incident depicted in the picture presented in step one. Step three: Offer students a secondary source on the battle of Seven Oaks in order that they gain an overview of the Battle of Seven Oaks. I recommend TC2's Snapshots of Nineteenth Century Canada for this. Step four: Present the Culminating Task where students can create a short story, a new broadcast or a skit depicting an interpretation of stories behind the Battle of Seven Oaks. There is an assessment rubric provided and a self/team evaluation sheet. Make this your own. It is a lot of fun. I have tried it!
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Battle of Seven Oaks
1816
Red River Resistance
Learning Standards
Historical Thinking (Evidence and Interpretation) Learners will look at clues from primary sources in order to interpret the story behind a picture (The Battle of Seven Oaks).
Duration
2 to 3 lessons
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 14, 2019
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BCATML Ministry of Education - Workshop Presentation

Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of…
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
6
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 4 years ago
Description
This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of Education's PowerPoint Presentation shown on October 24, 2014 as part of the BCATML Celebrating Languages Conference. It reviews the direction the province is currently taking with the re-writing of the Core French curriculum. This document is graciously shared by Laura Hawkes, Brent Munro and Claire Guy.
Subject
Languages
French
Research
Curriculum
Keywords
Français
FSL
Core French
French Curriculum
Learning Standards
This document provides an overview of the structure of the new Core French curriculum.
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 15, 2014
1 recommendation  

BC At The Table

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Activity
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
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12
Adult
Submitted By
BC Dairy Association - 3 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Le…
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Activity
Unit Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
BC Dairy Association - 3 years ago
Description
Do you really know where your food comes from? Learn about BC's food system and how we produce, process, distribute, and acquire local food, following the story of produce, grains, dairy and salmon. Thousands of people across this province make their living in BC's food system, and in these videos, you're going to meet a few of them.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Health and PE
Keywords
BC agriculture
sustainable agriculture
local food
farming
food system
URLs
http://bcdairy.ca/bcatthetable/
Duration
1-4 sessions of 30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 28, 2016
2 recommendations   3230 downloads

BC FNS12 - Cultural Appropriation Pinterest Assignment

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
DianeC - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson and research assignment is intended t…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
DianeC - 4 years ago
Description
This lesson and research assignment is intended to introduce students to the topic of Cultural Appropriation and how to evaluate types of information available on the Internet. Students will also learn how to use Pinterest.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Library and Information Systems
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
BC First Nations Studies 12
Cultural Appropriation
Learning Standards
From: BC First Nations Studies 12 IRP: http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/irp/pdfs/social_studies/2006bcfns12.pdf Skills and Processes A1 apply critical thinking – including questioning, comparing, summarizing, drawing conclusions, hypothesizing, and defending a position – to make reasoned judgments about a range of issues, situations, and topics A2 demonstrate effective research skills, including: accessing information collecting data evaluating data organizing information presenting information citing sources A3 demonstrate skills and attitudes of active citizenship, including ethical behaviour, open-mindedness, respect for diversity, and collaboration Contact, Colonialism, and Resistance C5: analyse the varied and evolving responses of First Nations peoples to contact and colonialism Cultural Expressions D5 evaluate the importance for Aboriginal peoples to determine the use of their artistic traditions and historical artefacts
Duration
2-3 classes (approx. 70-80 minutes each)
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 16, 2014
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Be a Biodiversity Detective!

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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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
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4
5
6
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8
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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
5 recommendations   2958 downloads

Bead Time Line - Aboriginal Oral Tradition

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Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 3 years ago
Description
This bead line can be used as an introduction to …
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Activity
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
Submitted By
ColleenD - 3 years ago
Description
This bead line can be used as an introduction to oral tradition and aboriginal story telling by setting the scene for young students. It explains how to make a time line using beads, to explain how long First Nations people have lived upon this land.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Languages
First Nations
Keywords
oral tradition
story telling
historic timeline
Learning Standards
oral traditions, story tellers, protocol; people, places and events in their local community, including the aboriginal comminuity
Duration
15 -30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 4, 2015
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Beauty is Skin Deep

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Students will reflect on the ways in which they h…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
6
7
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
Students will reflect on the ways in which they have experienced or participated in name-calling based on physical appearance, and the ways in which expectations about appearance in our society influence us. They will learn about media literacy and examine media images for “attractiveness messages” that consciously and unconsciously influence our attitudes and behavior toward others.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
LGBTQ
body image
media
stereotypes
beauty
gender identity
sexuality
sexual orientation
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/Elementary%20Lesson-Beauty%20is%20Skin%20Deep.pdf
Learning Standards
Describe and assess strategies for responding to discrimination, stereotyping, and bullying Explore the impact of transition and change on identities Influences on individual identity, including sexual identity, gender, values, and beliefs Influences of physical, emotional, and social changes on identities and relationships
Duration
2 x 60 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
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Bea Zucco: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 6

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bea Zucco” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the work of Bea Zucco who championed the rights of workers afflicted by occupation related illnesses following the death of her husband who had been exposed to asbestos in the work place. 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
Careers
Social Justice
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Asbestos
vignette
Workplace Safety
WorksafeBC
health & safety
youth work in trades
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
1. To be able to explain what workplace safety protocols are in place to protect workers in British Columbia. 2. To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. 3. To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agents for change in such matters as workplaces safety. 4. Contribute to care of self, others, and community. 5. Access information and ideas on workplace safety prior to work placement to determine workplace safety risks. 6. Identify, demonstrate, and incorporate provincially legislated safety and site-specific work-site safety procedures while at the work placement. 7. Understand occupational health and safety rights and responsibilities, including trade-specific hazards.
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
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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
1 recommendation   333 downloads

Be In Nature - Brief Instructional Samples

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
6
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
A set of two brief instructional samples that pro…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
6
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
A set of two brief instructional samples that provide students with the opportunity to go outdoors to explore, learn and connect with nature. Benefits include fresh air, practicing physical health, interacting with peers (social learning), and self-regulation.
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
self-regulation
social-emotional learning
physical activity
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education: - Grade 2 - Identify and describe opportunities to be physically active at school, at home, and in the community; Identify and apply strategies that promote mental well-being - Grade 6 - Develop, refine, and apply fundamental movement skills in a variety of physical activities and environments; Identify, apply, and reflect on strategies used to pursue personal healthy-living goals.
Duration
60 minutes, potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
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Bicycle Day’s Dilemma

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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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Bio Blitz - Laura Jackman

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Activity
Classroom printables
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K
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Submitted By
Laura Jackman - one year ago
Description
Resources to host a Bio Blitz at your school
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Grade Level
K
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12
Submitted By
Laura Jackman - one year ago
Description
Resources to host a Bio Blitz at your school
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Keywords
Superconference
EEPSA
URLs
https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B0HHMy9mI8ZkUVdVaDgtTUZSSVU
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2017
0 recommendations   328 downloads

Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
Contains two one-hour presentations for educators…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
Contains two one-hour presentations for educators one on Birth Control and Sexually Transmitted Infections, and the other on Consent and Birth Control Options. The presentation was created by Interior Health Authority and references resources that can be ordered for free including “Sex and HPV- It’s Time to Talk – Your Quick Guide” (http://hpvinfo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15COMMS_SexAndHPVBooklet_EN_FINALwebReady1.pdf) created by the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, hpvinfo.ca and sexandu.ca. Free pamphlets are available to order at http://www.sexandu.ca/resources/order/.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
sexual health
reproductive health
sexually transmitted infections
STIs
consent
URLs
http://hpvinfo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15COMMS_SexAndHPVBooklet_EN_FINALwebReady1.pdf
https://www.sexandu.ca/resources/order/
Learning Standards
Competencies: - Assess factors that influence healthy choices and their potential health effects - Propose healthy choices that support lifelong health and well-being - Create and assess/evaluate strategies for managing physical, emotional and social changes during puberty and adolescence Content: - Potential short and long-term consequences of health decisions, including those involving nutrition, protection from sexually transmitted infections, and sleep routines - Healthy sexual decision making
Duration
60 minutes x 2
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 17, 2017
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Black Bears

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will learn information about black bears…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students will learn information about black bears including appearance, habitat, food, characteristics, changes and needs.
Subject
Science
Keywords
habitat
food
Learning Standards
-classify familiar animals according to similarities and differences in appearance, behaviour, and life cycles -describe some changes that affect animals -describe ways in which animals are important to other living things and the environment
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
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Black Lives Matter Research Project

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Activity
Classroom printables
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Black lives matter research projects that asks st…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Ryan Cho - 2 years ago
Description
Black lives matter research projects that asks students to visit the black lives matter website, and explore and reflect on their guiding principles and demands.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Keywords
Black history month
black history
black lives matter
blm
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 10, 2017
2 recommendations  

Black Strathcona Project

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as …
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
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12
Submitted By
Nassim - 3 years ago
Description
"This guide and interactive map could be used as a standalone unit for Black History Month. It could also provide a valuable local perspective for teachers using the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, as one example. As well, this project will be very relevant within a unit or theme of multiculturalism and anti-racism."
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Strathcona
Vancouver
Black History Month
URLs
http://blackstrathcona.com/education/
Learning Standards
The BlackStrathcona project offers students a window into the social history and geography of the Black community in Strathcona. The purpose of this study guide is to support curriculums of English Language Arts 7 – 10 and Social Studies 7 – 10 in British Columbia.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 20, 2016
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Blended Learning to Engage Educators and Students

Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Thomas Diesch - one year ago
Description
A summary of the 'Blended Learning to Engage Educ…
Resource Type
Presentation
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Thomas Diesch - one year ago
Description
A summary of the 'Blended Learning to Engage Educators and Students' workshop/session at the BCTF PSA Superconference in October 2017.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
Superconference
URLs
https://blendedbc.com/2017/10/25/super-conference-session-october-20th-2017/
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 25, 2017
3 recommendations   1712 downloads

Bloody Sunday Working People: A History of Labour in BC- Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 11

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloo…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bloody Sunday” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the events of June 19th, 1938 when the unemployed men of Vancouver occupied the Hotel Georgia, the Art Gallery and the Canadian Post Office to force local and provincial governments to deal with the unemployment crisis and the cuts in relief programs. 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
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Relief Camp
Strike
CCF
Liberals
Conservatives
Photograph interpretation
Learning Standards
Explain how Canadians can effect change at the federal and provincial levels of government. Assess the development and impact of Canadian social policies and programs related to immigration, the welfare state, and minority rights. Explain economic cycles with reference to the Great Depression and the labour movement in Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 19, 2016
1 recommendation   1444 downloads

Blow the Whistle on Name Calling

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
Submitted By
Steve Mulligan - 2 years ago
Description
This lesson encourages students to consider what a caring and respectful environment looks like and what the consequences of name-calling can be. It helps students develop a strategy for group self-monitoring of name-calling in the Physical Education class that can be transferred across the school environment.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Health and PE
Keywords
SOGI
LGBTQ
gay
lesbian
name-calling
bullying
teasing
respect
URLs
http://www.sogieducation.org
https://www.glsen.org/sites/default/files/Elementary%20Lesson-Blow%20The%20Whistle%20on%20Name-Calling.pdf
Learning Standards
Develop and demonstrate respectful behaviour when participating in activities with others Identify caring behaviours among classmates and within families
Duration
30 min
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 20, 2016
2 recommendations  

Blue Planet Links - Educational Resources

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Unit Plan
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K
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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
Description
Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organi…
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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
K
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Blue Planet Links - 4 years ago
Description
Blue Planet Links (www.blueplanetlinks.ca) organizes over 300 links to water-related websites, books and articles, featuring a fresh look and the most up-to-date design. We are poised to be the go-to teaching resource for all things H20. See Teaching Resources to explore a countless array of unit lessons for different grades, or check out Non-Fiction and Activities for classroom games and projects. Older students could be encouraged to use the site for research as we feature sections with links devoted to such topics as aquaculture, climate change, groundwater, pollution; almost every water-related topic you can think of. Water is becoming a heavier topic to discuss in the classroom as it is over-used and abused. Students are learning of severe droughts, plastic-filled oceans, decreasing salmon runs… and are rightfully asking questions. Blue Planet Links puts the resources to thoughtfully engage with these critical issues at your fingertips, and theirs!
Subject
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
ocean
river
environment
climate change
global warming
pollution
drought
URLs
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca/weblinks/infolinks
http://www.blueplanetlinks.ca
Language
English
Date Created
May 22, 2015
0 recommendations   548 downloads

Boundaries

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
This interactive activity is an opportunity to ex…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
Scott Beddall - 2 years ago
Description
This interactive activity is an opportunity to explore and experience how our bodies might respond to our boundaries being approached or crossed.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
sexual health
relationships
safety
puberty
emotional health
physical health
consent
URLs
http://www.youthco.org/
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education • Identify and describe avoidance or assertiveness strategies to use in unsafe and/or uncomfortable situations • Describe and apply strategies for developing and maintaining positive relationships • Describe and apply strategies that promote a safe and caring environment • Explore and describe strategies for managing physical, emotional, and social changes during puberty
Duration
10-30 minutes, potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
0 recommendations   108 downloads

Bowling Fractions

Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students bowl in the gym or outside to create fra…
Resource Type
Activity
Worksheet
Grade Level
3
4
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
Students bowl in the gym or outside to create fractions.
Subject
Health and PE
Mathematics
Duration
20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 1, 2018
8 recommendations   2235 downloads

Bows and Arrows - Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 1

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Grade Level
10
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 4 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Bows and Arrows” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the role of Aboriginal workers in the early years of the Port of Vancouver and the struggle for racial equality in the labour movement. The life of Bill Nahanee and the early years of the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) are also featured in this lesson. 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
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Unions
Strike
Longshoreman
Wobblies
Aboriginal People
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 “skills and processes of social studies”. Aspects of “Identity, Society and Culture” are addressed in the materials including ethnicity and daily life as well the interactions of Aboriginal peoples in early Canada.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2015
0 recommendations   162 downloads

Brain Breaks for High School Students

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Activity
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6
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Submitted By
Bkunz - one year ago
Description
This is a collection of activities designed for a…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
6
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12
Submitted By
Bkunz - one year ago
Description
This is a collection of activities designed for and tried by high school students. They provide a mental break for classes when students are overwhelmed or tired.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Keywords
brain breaks
high school
mental health
Duration
5-20 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 23, 2017
1 recommendation   116 downloads

BrainPOP Featured Movie App

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Alex S - one year ago
Description
BrainPOP Featured Movie app offers cross-curricul…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
Alex S - one year ago
Description
BrainPOP Featured Movie app offers cross-curricular animated movies and interactive quizzes for students in grades 3+. Its topics span Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Engineering & Tech, Health, and Arts & Music.
Subject
Applied Skills
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Français arts langagiers
Keywords
iOS
video
biology
chemistry
quiz
ipad
URLs
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/brainpop-featured-movie/id364894352
https://fr.brainpop.com
Duration
10min
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
3 recommendations   377 downloads

Breakfast From Different Cultures (ELL Level 1)

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Joanne Hui - one year ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to cuisines from …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
Presentation
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Joanne Hui - one year ago
Description
This lesson introduces students to cuisines from different cultures to show differences and similarities between cultures through food. Students will learn how to express their preferences using the "I like/I do not like" pattern. This lesson mainly focuses on oral and written skills.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Keywords
ell
esl
culture
cuisine
Learning Standards
- Become aware of cultural differences but also cultural similarities between the cuisines discussed in class and/or the cuisines learned in class and their own culture’s cuisine. - Know and use vocabulary (e.g. food items, ‘cuisine’, ‘ingredients’, ‘dish’, etc. to describe different cultural foods. - Use present tense and the verb “to like/dislike” to express food preferences.
Duration
65 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2017
0 recommendations   448 downloads

Breathing and Mindfulness - Brief Instructional Samples

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 2 years ago
Description
A selection of six brief instructional samples fo…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
7
8
9
Submitted By
PHSA Health Literacy - 2 years ago
Description
A selection of six brief instructional samples for different grade levels that provide opportunities for students to explore and practice mindfulness. These quick and simple exercises can help to refocus students.
Subject
Health and PE
Keywords
mental health
mental well-being
mindfulness
breathing
self-regulation
social-emotional learning
meditation
URLs
http://keltymentalhealth.ca/breathr
http://keltymentalhealth.ca/mindfulness-recordings
Learning Standards
Physical and Health Education: Grade 5/6/7/8 - Describe and assess strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others Grade 9 - Analyze strategies for promoting mental well-being, for self and others
Duration
5-10 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 21, 2016
1 recommendation  

Bringing Back The Literacy In Digital Literacy

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Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
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Adult
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
As the new BC curriculum promotes a more inquiry-based approach to learning, the need to develop diverse digital literacies becomes even more crucial. But how can we keep up when new apps and programs keep popping up? In this PowerPoint used as part of his 2017 PSA Superconference keynote presentation, Ron Darvin talks about getting past an app-centred paradigm and to go back to what is at the core of digital literacy so that we can teach our students to be truly literate in the 21st century.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Library and Information Systems
English Language Arts
Keywords
digital literacy
information literacy
computers
internet
CUEBC
BCTLA
technology
superconference
URLs
https://www.academia.edu/34936387/Bringing_back_the_literacy_in_digital_literacy
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
1 recommendation  

Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Brock Education is a peer-reviewed open-access Ca…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
Brock Education is a peer-reviewed open-access Canadian journal that publishes two issues a year. The main purpose of the journal is to foster inquiry (in schools, post-secondary institutions and beyond) and promote a deeper understanding of the experiences of educators and learners.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://journals.library.brocku.ca/brocked/index.php/home/issue/archive
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 21, 2015
0 recommendations   150 downloads

Buck Suzuki: Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 3

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 9 months ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Buck Suzuki” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The lesson examines the life Buck Suzuki who championed the rights of Japanese Canadian Fishermen and who was also an early advocate for the environmental protection of Salmon resources and habitat. The vignette is set within the context of the Internment of the Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. 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
Environment
Fishing
Cannery
Internment
Racism
Prejudice
United Fishermen’s Union
Second World War
British Columbia
social justice
Law 12
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
To be able to describe the consequences of social injustice based on race and ethnicity. (cause and consequence) To analyze the role of individual citizens in promoting social justice in Canada. (significance) To understand how Japanese internment impacted lives during and after the Second World War. (continuity and change) To be aware of how individuals can provide leadership as agent for change in such matters as environmental policy. (significance)
Duration
15-90 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 15, 2018
0 recommendations  

Building Bridges - Superconference Presentation

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
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7
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Kristin Weins and Bethany Weins presented this Po…
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Kristin Weins and Bethany Weins presented this PowerPoint at the 2017 PSA Superconference. They explored UDL (Universal Design for Learning) strategies aimed to reduce anxiety and increase self-regulation.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
UDL
inclusion
superconference
URLs
http://northstarpaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Building-Bridges-superconference-Oct.-2017.pptx
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
0 recommendations   85 downloads

Building Community within Secondary Dance

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Activity
Grade Level
8
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12
Submitted By
Z. Read - one year ago
Description
Some exercises to help build community within you…
Resource Type
Activity
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Z. Read - one year ago
Description
Some exercises to help build community within your classroom/studio.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Keywords
Community
ice breakers
Learning Standards
Building community so students are comfortable taking risks.
Duration
5-15 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
1 recommendation  

Building Portfolios, Rubrics and Assessment Resources (Jennifer Moroz)

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
1
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Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Jennifer Moroz presented at the 2017 PSA Supercon…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Other
Grade Level
K
1
2
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9
Submitted By
PSA Superconference 2017 - one year ago
Description
Jennifer Moroz presented at the 2017 PSA Superconference on how to assemble student portfolios that celebrate individual growth in curricular and core competencies, and how to use reading and writing performance standards as scaffolding to create personalized learning targets for every student. The linked zip files will provide many different BC teacher examples created and curated by Jennifer.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
rubrics
assessment
competencies
journals
self-assessment
templates
URLs
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/Portfolio.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/core_competency.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/Stuff.zip
http://jmc.sd57.bc.ca/~nrempel/K-4%20Teachers.zip
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017
1 recommendation  

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

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
6
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12
Submitted By
Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
6
7
8
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11
12
Submitted By
Donna White - one year ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child soldier, brings students face to face with the child soldier situation that occurred in Uganda when infamous warlord, Joseph Kony, abducted 60,000 children and forced them to join his Lord’s Resistance Army. Teachers who have used this book in their classrooms note that student interest is high as the story is fast paced and the characters are very relatable. Real life events in the book provide a perfect teaching opportunity to contrast the lives of children in other parts of the world and challenge the way in which students view themselves and their place in society. Although events in the story are horrifying, there are moments of warmth and humour that are uplifting and give hope to the human condition. Teaching resources, including chapter by chapter discussion questions, activities, and a power point presentation, are available on the resource page of White’s website.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Global Classroom
URLs
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/
http://www.donnawhitebooks.com/resources.html
Duration
Global Classroom/Social Justice Issues Unit
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 7, 2018
1 recommendation   371 downloads

By Women, For Women : A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 3 Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By W…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
10
11
12
Submitted By
Labour History Project - one year ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "By Women, For Women” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. In the 1970s, more women entered into the workforce and sought ways to become organized. One union that formed in British Columbia—the Service, Office, and Retail Workers' Union of Canada—is the subject of this film. Students gain an appreciation of women’s issues in the workplace in the 1970s—and learn more about an attempt to organize a union in the banks by the independent union SORWUC--through a simulation of a union organizing drive. 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
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
History
Labour History
Keywords
Union
Strike
URLs
http://www.labourheritagecentre.ca/
Learning Standards
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) Compare and contrast continuities and changes for different groups at particular times and places (continuity and change) Assess how underlying conditions and the actions of individuals or groups influence events, decisions, or developments, and analyze multiple consequences (cause and consequence)
Duration
15 minutes and up to 120 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 29, 2018
1 recommendation   1161 downloads

Call Me Tree

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
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6
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8
Submitted By
Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
6
7
8
Submitted By
Nichelle Penney - 2 years ago
Description
This is a lesson plan for teachers who may be new to teaching about gender identity and are looking for a safe way to look at individuality as a starting point. This activity is about showing diversity and showing that it is ok to be different.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Keywords
self discovery
diversity
gender
inquiry
feelings
identity
exploration
Learning Standards
Communication I can understand and share information about a topic that is important to me I communicate effectively in well-constructed forms that are effective in terms of my audience and purpose. Creative Thinking I deliberately learn a lot about something (e.g., by doing research, talking to others or practising) so that I am able to generate new ideas or ideas just pop into my head. I can get new ideas in areas in which I have an interest and build my skills to make them work.
Duration
2-3 classes
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 16, 2017
0 recommendations   162 downloads

Canada 150

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
nataiestucki1@gmail.com - 2 years ago
Description
Having students understand that Canada is celebra…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
Submitted By
nataiestucki1@gmail.com - 2 years ago
Description
Having students understand that Canada is celebrating its 150th birthday and to look at how things that have stayed the same or changed over time. They will look at how transportation, student’s clothing, classroom, and writing instruments has changed over time. We will utilize photographs to identify those themes in terms of what has changed and what has stayed the same.
Subject
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Continuity and Change
Same and Different
Learning Standards
Ask questions, make inferences, draw conclusions about content and features about different types of primary sources. Also, incorporating Canada’s 150th birthday to understand how celebrations shape our life and experiences.
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 15, 2017
0 recommendations  

Canadian Human Rights Toolkit

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadia…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Marie-Claude - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Teachers’ Federation and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights have worked in partnership to bring together a rich digital selection of human rights education resources for Kindergarten to Grade 12 in English and French. The resources in this toolkit were carefully reviewed by teachers and will link you to a variety of literature, media and lesson plans that can be used in the classroom.
Subject
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
human right
URLs
http://www.imagine-action.ca/hr-dp/default.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 28, 2015
0 recommendations  

Canadian Journal For Teacher Research

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research is an o…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research is an online, peer-reviewed journal featuring research undertaken by teachers. The journal is supported by the ATA and the Faculty of Education at the University of Alberta. Teachers are encouraged to submit articles for possible publication.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.teacherresearch.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
0 recommendations  

The Canadian Journal of Action Research (CJAR)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Action Research is a free…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Action Research is a freely accessible, full-text, peer-reviewed electronic journal intended for elementary, secondary, and university teachers who are concerned with exploring the unity between educational research and practice.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://journals.nipissingu.ca/index.php/cjar/index
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
0 recommendations  

Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
CJEAP is a scholarly, peer-reviewed electronic jo…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
CJEAP is a scholarly, peer-reviewed electronic journal with a Canadian focus from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education. It raises important questions and promotes debate on problems of educational practice and policy.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cjeap/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations  

Canadian Journal of Education (CJE)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
This leading, bilingual Canadian educational jour…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
This leading, bilingual Canadian educational journal offers full text access to current and past issues. It publishes scholarly articles, review essays, discussions, book reviews, and research notes broadly but not exclusively related to Canadian education and written to be of interest to a wide, well-read general readership.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://cje-rce.ca/
Language
English
French
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations  

Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology i…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology is a peer-reviewed journal covering all aspects of educational technology and learning. Topics include: learning theory and technology, cognition and technology, instructional design theory and application, online learning, computer applications in education, simulations and gaming, and other aspects of the use of technology in the learning process.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.cjlt.ca/index.php/cjlt/issue/current
Language
English
French
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
9 recommendations  

Canadian Letters and Images Project - Teacher's Guide

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
6
7
8
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Submitted By
Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an onl…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Grade Level
6
7
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Submitted By
Paula Waatainen - 2 years ago
Description
The Canadian Letters and Images Project is an online archive of the Canadian war experience, from any war, as told through the letters and images of Canadians themselves. Begun in August 2000, the Project is located in the Department of History at Vancouver Island University. Through the digitization of contemporary letters, diaries, photographs, and other related materials, the Project permits Canadians to tell their story, and Canada’s story, through their own words and images. The Teacher's Guide contains 12 English Language Arts and Social Studies lessons that support curricular competencies associated with historical thinking.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Remembrance Day
World War I
World War II
WW1
WW2
historical thinking
URLs
http://canadianletters.ca/content/teacher-resources
Duration
Varies
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 3, 2016
1 recommendation   148 downloads

Candy Jeopardy

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
Michael Hanson - one year ago
Description
This is a lesson plan or activity that can be ada…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
10
Submitted By
Michael Hanson - one year ago
Description
This is a lesson plan or activity that can be adapted in numerous ways, but provides a platform for discussing students to discuss their wants, desires, preferences, cultures.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
Languages
French/FSL
Learning Standards
-Exchange ideas and information using complete sentences: -ask and respond to questions on familiar topics. -express opinions on familiar topics.
Duration
60 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 9, 2017
0 recommendations   55 downloads

Cannabis and the need for dialogue

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 9 months ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are cr…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 9 months ago
Description
Recent policy changes relative to cannabis are creating debates in Canadian society. When addressing complex issues like drug use, people often find it difficult to have productive conversations. Dialogue provides a different approach. Dialogue is a manner of communication that involves two-way conversations where people not only speak to each other but also really listen. The goal is to leave the conversation with a better understanding of each other and the different perspectives that make up a community. School is a great context for citizens to acquire important dialogic skills. Cannabis legalization provides interesting opportunities to practice and hone these skills. “Turning to One Another” is a insightful poem by Margaret Wheatley about the power of talking with each other and creating social changes. This lesson uses the poem to explore different aspects of dialogue and its significance in the context of shifting policies regarding cannabis.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
http://www.iminds.ca
Learning Standards
Big ideas: Exploring stories and other texts helps us understand ourselves and make connections to others and to 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 Competencies: 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 and experiment with oral storytelling processes
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
0 recommendations   59 downloads

Cannabis: Stories, Questions and Life

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 9 months ago
Description
This lesson uses Deborah Ellis’s short story “Thr…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
8
9
Submitted By
Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research - 9 months ago
Description
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.
Subject
English Language Arts
Keywords
iMinds
drug literacy
drug education
URLs
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
Duration
30-60 minutes with potential for more
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 29, 2018
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Canning Salmon Working People: A History of Labour in BC - Labour History Project, Episode 2 Lesson Materials 7

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Cann…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
4
5
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Labour History Project - 3 years ago
Description
Lesson activities to accompany the vignette "Canning Salmon” from the acclaimed Knowledge Network series; Working People: A History of Labour in British Columbia produced by Landrock Entertainment. The vignette explores the lives of cannery workers in the early part of the 20th century. The vignette is in the format of a visual essay and uses song to tell the story of life in a coastal cannery. 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
Social Studies
Labour History
Keywords
British Columbia
Union
Resource development
gender
minorities
First Nations
Chinese Canadians
inequality
Learning Standards
The materials explore the impact of economic cycles with reference to the Labour movement in British Columbia. The gendered structure of the canneries opens inquiry into the roles of men and women in the workforce and the impact policies have on the lives of working men and women in British Columbia.
Duration
15 minutes and up to 75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 27, 2015
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Carnaval d'hiver Unit plan-Core French

Resource Type
Assessment
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
This is a cross curricular unit that incorporates…
Resource Type
Assessment
Unit Plan
Grade Level
5
6
Submitted By
B.C. Early Career Teachers' Association (BCECTA) - one year ago
Description
This is a cross curricular unit that incorporates art, PE, and language. Students create a mini carnaval at the end of the unit and facilitate their own stations, create masques and other visual pieces.
Subject
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
Core French
FSL
Culture project
Carnaval
Learning Standards
Big Idea: Each culture has traditions and ways of celebrating. Content: Location of Francophone and Francophone Métis communities across Canada A Francophone cultural festival or celebration in Canada
Duration
10 lessons 45 min each
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 7, 2018

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