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CLIMATE CRISIS: Physical Science, Natural Variability & Anthropogenic Impacts & Mitigating Global Warming - 2019/2020 Revision

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Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
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Harold Gopaul - 3 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, photos and cites the work of hundreds of scientists and organizations such as the IPCC, NASA, Environment Canada, Royal Society of Canada, and Natural Resources Canada, to name a few. My resource is an update on the science of climate change, extreme weather, protecting nature and biodiversity, advancing renewable energy, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions with frequent reference to Canada and in particular British Columbia. Global impacts, mitigation and adaptation are explained throughout the text. My ten years of research cites reputable journals, national and international organizations and the media. Research covers climate change from the Arctic to the Antarctic, projection of climate change, how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, El Nino/La Nina, extreme weather, renewables, the oil sands and transport of bitumen, and Canada's contribution at the UN COP meetings. This book is meant as a resource for our youths to make wise decisions about their future. **Revised edition uploaded September 2019.
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Research
Curriculum
Science
Biology
Earth Science
Social Studies
Geography
Law
Revised Curriculum
Environmental Science
Keywords
projecting climate change
natural variabilty
BC climate initiatives
Kyoto to Paris
Oil pipelines
Global warming
ocean circulation
Deniers of climate change
renewables
hydrogen and electric cars
extreme weather
pollution
Learning Standards
Environmental and Climate Change with curriculum concepts in the Sciences and Social Studies.
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 12, 2016
0 recommendations   113 downloads

Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

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Activity
Journal Article
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Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - one year ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files th…
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Activity
Journal Article
Report/Study
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Bruce Beairsto - one year ago
Description
This resource is a tool kit of short PDF files that can be used in a variety of ways to improve a group’s ability to understand each other, resolve differences and make good decisions. It was developed to support a seminar series conducted by the Centre for the Study of Educational Leadership and Policy (CSELP) at SFU. The tool kit could be useful for staff meetings, school-based team meetings or union executive meetings for example.  It can also help individuals to deepen their understanding of the complexities of communication and improve their ability to be constructive participants in any type of discussion - whether as part of a group or more generally in their interpersonal relations.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
dialogue
decision-making
collaborative problem-solving
teacher pro-d
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 3, 2018
0 recommendations   299 downloads

The Every Teacher Project on LGBTQ-inclusive Education in Canada's K-12 Schools: Final Report

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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The Every Teacher Project is a national study of …
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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The Every Teacher Project is a national study of Canadian educators’ perceptions and experiences of LGBTQ-inclusive education, designed to identify and make widely available the collective expertise of teachers and educational workers on inclusive education practices for sexual and gender minority students. The Every Teacher Project attracted tremendous support from project partner The Manitoba Teachers’ Society and from every national, provincial and territorial teacher organization in the publicly funded school systems of Canada. With their help in recruiting, researchers completed the project with 3,400 survey participants and an additional 24 focus groups, far exceeding our initial goals and making this the largest study of its kind in the world to date. Other research reports available at: http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise/index.html
Subject
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBT
inclusive education
sexual orientation
gender identity
teaching practices
URLs
http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise/index.html
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 7, 2016
1 recommendation   488 downloads

Factors that affect union participation by teachers

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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
Denise Wood - 5 years ago
Description
This thesis was written to complete a Master's in…
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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Denise Wood - 5 years ago
Description
This thesis was written to complete a Master's in Educational Leadership at Vancouver Island University. This study investigated factors that encouraged public school teachers to participate or discouraged them from participating in their union. Survey respondents indicated ways and to what degree they participated both formally and informally, and responded to open-ended questions about the factors that motivated their level of participation. Three focus group interviews were conducted with high, medium, and low level participants, and the interview data were compared to survey results. The majority of teachers in this study reported a desire to be supportive of their union, and a willingness to become involved if an issue was important.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Keywords
Unions
Union participation
Language
English
Date Created
Aug 6, 2014
2 recommendations   336 downloads

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

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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipovert…
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7
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CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic was developed by the Antipoverty Action Group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice based on results of the BCTF Poverty in Education Survey. Use this info-graphic to spark discussions in your classroom or with your colleagues during the second week of Antipoverty month in February. The resource document "Antipoverty month week 2" can be used for follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Home Economics
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Keywords
hunger
food insecurity
poverty month
well being
emotional health
mental health
underfunding
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/rev2%20Jan%2012%202016%20HungryStudents.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%202%20hungry%20students%20resources%281%29.pdf
Duration
30 - 60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 5, 2016
2 recommendations   620 downloads

Inclusion in British Columbia's public schools: Always a journey, never a destination?

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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
BCTF Research - Paper presented by Charlie Naylor…
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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
BCTF Research - Paper presented by Charlie Naylor at the Canadian Teachers’ Federation conference, Building Inclusive Schools: A Search for Solutions. November 17–19, 2005. Ottawa, ON.
Subject
Research
Special needs
Keywords
Inclusive Schools
diversity
special education
inclusion
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/diversity/reports/inclusionjourney/report.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 5, 2014
1 recommendation  

Learning about Homelessness

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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia"…
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
"Learning about Homelessness in British Columbia" is a resource guide, produced by Jennifer Hale, for teachers to use with their students to support aspects of British Columbia senior high-school courses, including Civics 11, Social Studies 11, Economics 12, Family Studies 10-12, First Nations 12, Law 12, and Social Justice 12. For more antipoverty resources, see the following link: http://www.bctf.ca/SocialJustice.aspx?id=21358&libID=21348
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
Poverty
Civics
Income Inequality
URLs
http://www.sfu.ca/~pendakur/teaching/homelessness/Learning.About.Homelessness.pdf
Learning Standards
The lessons contained in the resource meet learning outcomes that are part of the mandated curriculum in the British Columbia Ministry of Education Integrated Resource Packages (IRPs). The resource is also appropriate for use in other courses and grade levels, and with other youth and adult groups.
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
4 recommendations   1589 downloads

Living and Learning in a SmartBoard World

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Charlie Naylor - 4 years ago
Description
A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by …
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Submitted By
Charlie Naylor - 4 years ago
Description
A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by the Livingstone Teacher Inquiry Group which included teachers, a Principal, university and BCTF researchers. Ten chapters are written by teachers and describe teaching strategies and approaches using Smartboards with diverse learners in an East Vancouver (BC) elementary school. The chapters focus on how to meet diverse student needs rather than the details of the technology. Three Chapters explore the nature of the learning community and are written by UBC faculty, a graduate student and a teacher union researcher.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Research
Keywords
Teaching
diverse learners
technology
Teacher Inquiry
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 25, 2014
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The National Inventory of School District Interventions in Support of LGBTQ Student Wellbeing

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Report/Study/Thesis
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Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The National Inventory of School District Interve…
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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 2 years ago
Description
The National Inventory of School District Interventions in Support of LGBTQ Student Wellbeing was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of school-system interventions in reducing stigma and improving resilience of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and Two-Spirit, and queer and questioning (LGBTQ) students. It was conducted as part of the larger research program led by Dr. Elizabeth Saewyc at SARAVYC, UBC. The goal of this study was to identify which interventions have been implemented across Canada through an online survey of school district Superintendents/Directors, and what benefits were associated with the various interventions. The survey covered a range of possible interventions in support of LGBTQ students: LGBTQ-inclusive policy, generic and LGBTQ-specific harassment procedures, course content, GSAs, generic and LGBTQ-themed events, professional development, and teaching resources. Research program available at: http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise
Subject
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
LGBTQ
LGBT
inclusive education
sexual orientation
gender identity
teaching practices
URLs
http://uwinnipeg.ca/rise
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 7, 2016
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The perception of British Columbia’s classroom teachers and educational assistants on consultation and collaboration - a mixed methods study

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Kamelia Dousti - 3 years ago
Description
Inclusive education has seen many changes in the …
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Kamelia Dousti - 3 years ago
Description
Inclusive education has seen many changes in the past decade and Educational Assistant (EA) numbers have dramatically increased in order to serve special education students within the classroom. EAs play a vital role in assisting these diverse students in achieving academic success. The relationship between the EAs and Classroom Teachers (CTs) is key. The principal purpose for this study is to examine how CTs and EAs perceive and describe their experiences with consultation and collaboration in British Columbia.
Subject
Research
Special needs
Keywords
Consultation
Collaboration
Inclusive education
educational assistants
URLs
https://viuspace.viu.ca/handle/10613/2702
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 13, 2016
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Pop Music Inquiry project for Modern Languages - French, Spanish, Immersion, etc.

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BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages (BCATML) - 4 years ago
Description
I created this project during my practicum, and a…
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BC Association of Teachers of Modern Languages (BCATML) - 4 years ago
Description
I created this project during my practicum, and adapted it to both French Immersion 8 and Core French 11. A few years later a colleague adapted it for Spanish 10. I'm uploading it to share with others on behalf of my Professional Specialist Association: the BCATML. Please join us! www.bcatml.org
Subject
Arts Education
Music
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Languages
Cantonese
French
Italian
Japanese
Punjabi
Spanish
Keywords
music
poetry
language
french
lyrics
URLs
http://mmejarvis.weebly.com
https://web.cortland.edu/flteach/civ/cultur/cultur.htm
http://www.bcatml.org
Learning Standards
• recognize known French and cognates in new contexts • listen to and practise pronunciation of the written word • group new items into categories that are personally meaningful • continue to record new vocabulary and phrases • recognize and use common patterns • adjust the message in order to use known expressions and vocabulary (presentation) • use word webbing charts, tables, and other graphic organizers to support oral and written expression • reflect on learning by recording personal goals, successful strategies, and new vocabulary and phrases • recognize and use common patterns • listen, view, or read selectively to focus on key information • tolerate ambiguity of meaning when unable to understand fully • transfer and adapt known structures to convey meaning in new contexts • plan ahead for communicative activities by anticipating language and resources needed • take risks with the language to extend language boundaries • use a variety of reference materials, including dictionaries, for comprehension and production • set personal goals in language skills and monitor their progress • make personal notes to use as a reference for oral and written productions • actively review common, useful expressions and patterns to refine communication • self-monitor and correct recurring or significant errors in communication • negotiate meaning by using questions in French and other techniques for clarification • summarize information in oral, graphic, and written form • use dictionaries, grammars, and other reference materials for clarity of comprehension and expression • seek out and create practice opportunities in and out of the classroom (IDEA: go to a concert, invite someone to perform, or go on a field trip to present a few songs to younger classes, maybe core french 11 students present to Immersion french 8 students)
Duration
Multi-week unit (parts can be adapted for a few lessons)
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 18, 2014
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Poverty Reduction Plan Info-graphic and week 4 poverty month resources

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Classroom printables
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Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty act…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty action group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice, is based on information from the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey. Use the info-graphic to spark conversations in your class or with your colleagues during week four of Antipoverty month in February. The Week 3 resource documents provides additional sources of information and follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Business Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Mathematics
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
antipoverty month
poverty reduction plan
living wage
minimum wage
childcare
health services
social assistance
taxation
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/2015%20Breaking%20the%20Cycle%20infographic%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%204%20poverty%20reduction%20plan%20resources.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016
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School Fees and Adequacy of Resources Info-Graphic and Antipoverty Month Week 3 Resources

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Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty act…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
7
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Adult
Submitted By
CASJ - 3 years ago
Description
This info-graphic, created by the Antipoverty action group of the BCTF Committee for Action on Social Justice, is based on information in the BCTF Poverty and Education Survey. Use the info-graphic to spark conversations in your class or with your colleagues during week three of Antipoverty month in February. The Week 3 resource documents provides additional sources of information and follow up activities.
Subject
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Social Studies
Economics
Keywords
antipoverty month
barriers
school act
education costs
accessibility
financial assistance
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Climbing%20the%20Money%20Wall%281%29.pdf
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/Week%203%20school%20fees.docx.pdf
Duration
A variety of activities, ranging from 30 to 60 minutes.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016

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