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

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Donna White - one year ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Donna White - one year ago
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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
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Dancing Backwards.ca

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Dancingbackwards.ca - one year ago
Description
Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable sc…
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Dancingbackwards.ca - one year ago
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Dancing Backwards Society's free, downloadable school program, www.dancingbackwards.ca, celebrates Canada's women in political leadership and Indigenous women in governance. This online course for teachers of grades 5-8 focuses on engaged citizenship, gender equality, and the need for gender parity in decision making. The program provides teachers with multi-media lesson plans and activities that culminate in a final project in which students discover and document the story of one political woman in leadership or governance in Canada. Their 3-minute storytellings are then added to the website’s ever-expanding Her Story Archive, cementing women’s political contributions into history. Dancing Backwards satisfies various curriculum criteria for BC and all other provinces in Social Studies, English, Arts Education, and History (https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/the-program/learning-standards-outcomes-by-province
Subject
Arts Education
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Keywords
women's rights
human rights
cultural partnerships
status of women
URLs
http://www.dancingbackwards.ca
Learning Standards
Core Competencies, Big Ideas, Learning Standards: https://www.dancingbackwards.ca/program-appendices/31-learning-outcomes-by-province
Duration
Ideally 1-2 hrs/ per week over 8 week period, but flexible to fit teachers' schedule
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 10, 2017
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Designing a Resilient Community by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which studen…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
A project-based learning activity in which students assess their community's ability to respond to crises and develop ideas for making it more resilient. Students participate in project-based learning over several days as they assess their community's ability to respond to crises that threaten both natural and human systems. Then they develop ideas for redesigning their community to be more resilient.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Environmental Education
Place-based Education
Experiential Education
Climate Change
Project-based Learning
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/sites/default/files/uploads/shared_files/CEL_Designing_Resilient_Community.pdf
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/designing-resilient-community
Duration
50-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Environmental Science 11/12 #PSADay Michael Wolfe

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Michael Wolfe - one year ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference W…
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Michael Wolfe - one year ago
Description
Environmental Science 11/12 - a Superconference Workshop with Michael Wolfe
Subject
Environmental Science
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
superconference
environmental Science
Learning Standards
Environmental Science 11/12 Curriculum
Duration
30 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 22, 2017
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'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Barbara Hinson - one year ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children Book List 1' was developed through the casting of a large net, taking into consideration suggestions from the BCTF PSA groups (2015, 2016), my fine colleagues at DLG and Champlain Annex in Vancouver, literary reviews on the web, and the Vancouver and Delta libraries, as well as parents and children. These 13 books are my personal outdoor education / spiritual "gems".
Subject
Cross-Curricular
English Language Learning (ELL)
English Language Arts
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
science observation skills
identity and awareness
Learning Standards
A 'Book List' with suggested Springboard Activities that flow out of the reading of a "green" literature. Each book is quickly reviewed by its special features of both language and perspective. Suggested follow-up activities and related reads are listed. This Book List and was compiled over several years as part of a BCTF Inquiry Project with TELA and EEPSA members.
Duration
30 to 60 minutes for each Read-Aloud and follow-up literary or outdoor education experience
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 22, 2018
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'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
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The KBEE has been working to find ways of enablin…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
The KBEE has been working to find ways of enabling teachers to effectively use environmental/place-based education across their teaching practices in order to support students in developing the Core Competencies and achieving the Content, Curricular Competencies and Big Ideas in the Know-Do-Understand model articulated by the BC Ministry of Education, as well as to enhance their students' learning experiences both in and outside of their classrooms.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Outdoor Education
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
Place-based Education
Place-conscious Learning
Experiential Education
Inquiry
URLs
http://www.kbee.ca/handbook/
Learning Standards
https://www.curriculum.gov.bc.ca/curriculum
Duration
30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 29, 2018
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Not Just the Story of European Settlement: Teaching with Respect for Chinese Canadian & Indigenous History in BC

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Sarah Ling - one year ago
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This session was presented by Dr. Henry Yu and Sa…
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Sarah Ling - one year ago
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This session was presented by Dr. Henry Yu and Sarah Ling at the PSA Super Conference on October 20, 2017 in Vancouver. For more information about this workshop, please visit: https://www.psasuperconference.ca/index.php?area=Workshop&workshop=WDHG7K#start
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
First Nations
Social Studies
Keywords
superconference
First Nations
Chinese Canadian
History
New curriculum
musqueam
URLs
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwovMqNFyFy-UWJXMTlNbXp5cHM/view
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 27, 2017
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PIR Live Event

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Partners In Research Canada - one year ago
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The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms acr…
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Partners In Research Canada - one year ago
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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/pir/en/live-event/.
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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
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Prime Minsters of Canada (Video Series)

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Retrospect - 2 years ago
Description
Canadian Prime Ministers come to life! There are …
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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
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Tikho's Story: Learning about global water and sanitation issues

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CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
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Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavema…
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CAWST Wavemakers - 3 years ago
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Tikho’s Story is a slideshow CAWST’s Youth Wavemakers made with a young girl in Zambia named Tikho. Tikho took video and photos to document the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) issues her community is facing. Tikho is the daughter of Gladys, a nurse who works at Seeds of Hope International Partnerships (SHIP), CAWST’s WET Centre in Zambia. Students hear about WASH issues in from Tikho’s perspective. They also receive an overall message of hope, as Tikho shares the solutions implemented by her community to prevent disease caused by poor WASH. This slideshow also comes with a lesson plan, games, and action planning resources for students who want to get involved.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
youth stories
water and saniation
global awareness
URLs
https://www.cawst.org/files/wavemakers/resources/tikholessonplan/index.html#/title-slide
https://www.cawst.org/wavemakers/educators/teach/tikhostory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CT9OzPRYtKc&list=PL9v91TA8WG-bZL1-oK9OXSrCOlrNr35RW&index=7
Learning Standards
Explain the connection between sanitation, safe drinking water, and health. Describe how people in a community in Zambia are improving their access to safe drinking water and sanitation. Classify good and bad practices related to hygiene, sanitation and water conservation.
Duration
60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 16, 2015
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Zinn Education Project-Teaching Resources (by theme)

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Submitted By
Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports …
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Kathy Hartman - 4 years ago
Description
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. The website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level. The Zinn Education Project is coordinated by two non-profit organizations, Rethinking Schools and Teaching for Change.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Studies
Keywords
African American
Civil Rights
Democracy
LBGTQ
Native American
Racism
Slavery
Social Class
URLs
https://zinnedproject.org/teaching-materials/
Duration
variable
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 24, 2015

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