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ABCs of Reading Workshop notes

Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
6
Submitted By
Gail Bailey - 2 years ago
Description
A workshop handout for a presentation consisting …
Resource Type
Presentation
Grade Level
K
6
Submitted By
Gail Bailey - 2 years ago
Description
A workshop handout for a presentation consisting of a collection of teacher-tested strategies and suggestions for helping student build strong reading foundations.
Subject
Research
Learning
Keywords
superconference
reading
remediation
reading strategies
Learning Standards
Comprehend and Connect (reading, listening, viewing)
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 28, 2017
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American Educator

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The official publication of the American Federati…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The official publication of the American Federation of Teachers features selected full text articles from current and past issues.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.aft.org/our-news/periodicals/american-educator
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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The Application of Selected Quality School Attributes to Improve Student Achievement and Interest

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
P. Aquino - 5 years ago
Description
Research project completed in partial fulfillment…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
P. Aquino - 5 years ago
Description
Research project completed in partial fulfillment of Master's in Education. Explores the application of some of Glasser's Quality School Attributes and the effect on student achievement and interest.
Subject
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Keywords
Research
William Glasser
Quality Schools
Student achievement
Project-based learning
Learning Standards
N/A
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 23, 2014
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ASCD Express

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
ASCD Express is a free email delivered every two …
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
ASCD Express is a free email delivered every two weeks that is filled with articles, tips, and an online video focusing on topics such as classroom management, differentiated instruction, formative assessment, and instructional leadership that are essential to successful education practice.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.ascd.org/ascd-express/home.aspx
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
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ASCD SmartBrief

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
ASCD SmartBrief is a free daily email news servic…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
ASCD SmartBrief is a free daily email news service that provides summaries and links to major education stories and issues. Registration required.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.ascd.org/ProfileRegistration.aspx?signup=smartbrief
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
5 recommendations   2010 downloads

Assessment during the COVID-19 pandemic

Resource Type
Assessment
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
A guide to what the COVID-19 pandemic means for a…
Resource Type
Assessment
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
1
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
A guide to what the COVID-19 pandemic means for assessment.
Subject
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Keywords
assessment
reporting
COVID-19
professional autonomy
literacy
numeracy
K–9 Student Reporting Policy
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
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Association of BC Drama Educators

Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
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12
Submitted By
Lana OBrien - 6 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resource…
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
6
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9
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12
Submitted By
Lana OBrien - 6 years ago
Description
Association of BC Drama Educators lesson resources.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Leadership
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Keywords
Drama
lesson plans
URLs
http://www.bcdramateachers.com/lessonsresources.html
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 22, 2014
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BCATML Ministry of Education - Workshop Presentation

Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
6
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 5 years ago
Description
This document is a PDF version of the Ministry of…
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Rome Lavrencic - 5 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  

Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Brock Education is a peer-reviewed open-access Ca…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
1 recommendation  

Canadian Journal For Teacher Research

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal for Teacher Research is an o…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
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The Canadian Journal of Action Research (CJAR)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Action Research is a free…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
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Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy (CJEAP)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
CJEAP is a scholarly, peer-reviewed electronic jo…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
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Canadian Journal of Education (CJE)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
This leading, bilingual Canadian educational jour…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
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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 - 4 years ago
Description
The Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology i…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 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
7 recommendations   4375 downloads

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

Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Report/Study
Grade Level
7
8
9
10
11
12
Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 4 years ago
Description
This text is illustrated with updated graphs, pho…
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Report/Study
Grade Level
7
8
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11
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Adult
Submitted By
Harold Gopaul - 4 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
1 recommendation   230 downloads

Constructive Deliberations Tool Kit

Resource Type
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 th…
Resource Type
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
4 recommendations   373 downloads

Continuity of learning during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Other
Grade Level
pre-K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
This resource outlines general principles to keep…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
This resource outlines general principles to keep in mind as you create learning opportunities for your students.
Subject
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
continuity of learning
COVID-19
curriculum
core competencies
professional autonomy
technology
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
1 recommendation   4081 downloads

Core Competency Posters

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and num…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 3 years ago
Description
The core competencies along with literacy and numeracy foundations and essential content and concepts are at the centre of the redesign of curriculum and assessment. Core competencies are sets of intellectual, personal, and social and emotional proficiencies that all students need to develop in order to engage in deep learning and life-long learning. Through provincial consultation, three core competencies were identified. Posters created by the BC Ministry of Education.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Applied Skills
Cross-Curricular
English Language Arts
Français arts langagiers
Health and PE
Languages
Mathematics
Research
Science
Social Studies
Keywords
Communication
Thinking
Personal & Social Responsibility
Positive Personal & Cultural Identity
Personal Awareness & Responsibility
Social Responsibility
Creative Thinking
Critical Thinking
Ministry of Education
URLs
https://curriculum.gov.bc.ca/competencies
Learning Standards
Core Competencies are embedded in all revised K-12 curricular areas.
Duration
N/A
Language
English
Date Created
May 16, 2017
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COVID-19 and the brain

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one month ago
Description
How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research a…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
BCTF PSID - one month ago
Description
How does stress affect the brain? BCTF Research asked Dr. Hagar Goldberg, a neuroscience researcher at the University of British Columbia, to answer our questions.
Subject
Health and PE
Research
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
covid-19
well-being
brain
student-learning
pandemic
behaviour
learning engagement
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 25, 2020
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Creating Character Breakdown Card

Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
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12
Submitted By
Meegin - one month ago
Description
A simple visual reference graphic for students al…
Resource Type
Other
Grade Level
8
9
10
11
12
Submitted By
Meegin - one month ago
Description
A simple visual reference graphic for students alongside learning about character creation of independent character development. This requires additional lessons to breakdown the character biography, CROW and GOTE.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Keywords
Character
Graphic
Breakdown
Duration
5-20 minutes (ongoing)
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 9, 2020
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Current Issues in Comparative Education (CICE)

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Based at Teachers College, Columbia University, t…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Based at Teachers College, Columbia University, this international online journal provides an interactive medium for debate and discussion of educational policies and comparative studies, and "extraordinary transformations in world politics, economic markets and the social milieu as they affect education." Students, practitioners and academic scholars contribute to the debate formally through articles and informally through the CICE Running Debate.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.tc.columbia.edu/cice/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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Education Canada

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Education Canada, Canadian Education Association'…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Education Canada, Canadian Education Association's (CEA) flagship magazine, is published five times a year. Its editorial stance stimulates thought and provides a forum for ideas and perspectives on current educational issues.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.edcan.ca/magazine/summer-2018/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
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Education International

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Education International represents organizations …
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Education International represents organizations of teachers and other education employees across the globe. Through research it works to provide teachers and education unions with the knowledge and policy tools they need to meet everyday challenges to public education systems. The topics and issues covered include: quality in education; commercialization and privatization of public education; teacher education and training; global trends, such as migration and its impact on education; the status of teachers worldwide; and teachers’ working conditions in different settings.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://www.ei-ie.org/en
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations  

Education Policy Analysis Archives

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
EPAA/AAPE is a peer-reviewed, open-access, intern…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
EPAA/AAPE is a peer-reviewed, open-access, international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary journal designed for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and development analysts concerned with education policies. EPAA/AAPE is a peer-reviewed, open-access, international, multilingual, and multidisciplinary journal designed for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and development analysts concerned with education policies
Subject
Research
URLs
http://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations  

Education Week

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
For more than 30 years, Education Week has been t…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
For more than 30 years, Education Week has been the most respected voice in education journalism. Edweek.org delivers comprehensive and up-to-the-minute coverage of the most important K-12 news, information, and policy updates and the latest advances in instruction, technology, curriculum, and school finance. Free registration allows up to 3 free articles, blog posts, or commentaries on edweek.org each month. This includes coverage from Education Week, Teacher, Digital Directions, and Industry & Innovation and more than three decades of articles from the Education Week archives.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
2 recommendations   2182 downloads

Engaging Students in Sustainable Action Projects, Facilitator's Guide

Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Journal Article
Grade Level
All Grades
Adult
Submitted By
Kim Fulton - 5 years ago
Description
This resource explains how to ethically involve c…
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Unit Plan
Journal Article
Grade Level
All Grades
Adult
Submitted By
Kim Fulton - 5 years ago
Description
This resource explains how to ethically involve classes in sustainable action projects.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Teaching Strategies
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Keywords
action projects
place based learning
sustainability
inquiry learning
cross curricular
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 27, 2015
0 recommendations   353 downloads

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

Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 3 years ago
Description
The Every Teacher Project is a national study of …
Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 3 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
0 recommendations   508 downloads

Examining Homophobia in Sports

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Activity
Lesson Plan
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CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action …
Resource Type
Activity
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
This resource was created by CASJ's LGBTQ action group. The discussion, drama, and critical thinking activities in this guide are geared towards all students wishing to examine the role of how gender stereotypes are reinforced through sports in school. For more resources on this topic, copy and paste the following link into your browser: http://bctf.ca/socialjustice.aspx?id=6106
Subject
Drama
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
English Language Arts
Keywords
LGBTQ
Gender Stereotyping
URLs
http://bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/LGBTQ/Homophobiasports.pdf
Language
English
Date Created
Oct 9, 2015
1 recommendation   674 downloads

Explain the Image

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Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - 2 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by T…
Resource Type
Assessment
Classroom printables
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
5
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Submitted By
Maria Vamvalis - 2 years ago
Description
In this 'Tools for Thought' lesson developed by The Critical Thinking Consortium (www.tc2.ca) students use visual clues to explain images. They develop an understanding of the importance of making plausible inferences about an image in order to gather information about a historical or contemporary situation or place. It includes instructional suggestions for teachers (learn about the strategy, practicing the strategy, independent student activities) and resources for students (data chart, rating scale, student guide, samples and self-assessment rubric). An additional 80 Tools for Thought lessons are available to either individual members of Partner schools, boards and/or districts.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
English Language Learning (ELL)
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Keywords
visual literacy
critical thinking
inferences
images
media literacy
visual analysis
URLs
https://tc2.ca/en/creative-collaborative-critical-thinking/resources/t4t-tools-for-thought/
Learning Standards
- visual literacy - plausible inferencing - visual analysis - differentiating between observations and inferences - inquiry-based learning
Duration
Adaptable - 30-75 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 19, 2017
0 recommendations  

Forced to leave - Learning about refugees

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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
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6
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MSF Canada - 4 years ago
Description
The material offers an introduction to refugee an…
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Activity
Lesson Plan
Worksheet
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6
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Submitted By
MSF Canada - 4 years ago
Description
The material offers an introduction to refugee and displacement issues for students in grade 6 and up. The educational resources are the result of a collaborative effort between the graduate school class (summer 2008) of Dr. Jan Stewart, Director of the Institute for War-Affected Children at Global College, University of Winnipeg and Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The materials were developed based upon an earlier MSF educational publication: “A Refugee Camp in the City, On Assignment” Teachers Guide, MSF Canada (2003). We hope these five lesson plans will encourage students to continue to learn and understand the challenges more than 50 million refugees and internally displaced people face worldwide
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
refugees
internally displaced people
humanitarian
humanitarianism
Doctors Without Borders
Medecins Sans Frontieres
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/educational-resources-about-refugees
Duration
1 - 5 hours
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
5 recommendations  

Free K-12 Lesson Plans

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Lesson Plan
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Teacher.org - 4 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
Resource Type
Lesson Plan
Grade Level
K
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Submitted By
Teacher.org - 4 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by teachers who are committed to encouraging conceptual understanding and lifelong learning. These teachers have real life classroom experience and have gone above and beyond to create these lessons. Lessons are organized by subject and grade level. Within each lesson, you will find clear objectives, description of materials needed, a thorough procedure with an opening and a closing, as well as assessments and modifications.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
Elementary Lesson Plans
High School Lesson Plans
Middle School Lesson Plans
URLs
http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
This is a database of free K-12 lesson plans covering multiple subjects with various learning standards.
Duration
Lessons vary in duration
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2016
6 recommendations   1658 downloads

The Gender Spectrum: What Educators Need to Know (revised, 2nd edition)

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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 5 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the com…
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Activity
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Unit Plan
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pre-K
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Submitted By
Glen Hansman - 5 years ago
Description
This book will help educators explore how the common beliefs about gender previously mentioned create a hostile school climate for gender non-conforming and transgender students. Provides lesson ideas for K-12 classrooms.
Subject
Arts Education
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Teaching Strategies
Health and PE
Research
Pedagogy
Social Studies
Law
Keywords
transgender
LGBTQ
social justice
gender idenity
sexuality
sexual health education
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 24, 2015
4 recommendations   1061 downloads

Going Outside: A Pedagogical Narration

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Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Natasha Burgess - 3 years ago
Description
For this narration, we focused on a Grade One stu…
Resource Type
Journal Article
Grade Level
pre-K
K
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Submitted By
Natasha Burgess - 3 years ago
Description
For this narration, we focused on a Grade One student who was observed during their play outdoors in the rich winter landscape near West Boundary Elementary School. Reflecting on other ‘ordinary moments’ outdoors with children, we have also included snapshots that capture what children do when they are outside. Donna Boucher teaches Grade 3 at Sardis Elementary in Chilliwack, BC and is an active member of EEPSA (secretary). Growing up as a farm kid and early career work as a wildlife biologist developed her appreciation and connection to nature. This guides her practice as she provides lots of opportunities for her students to explore and engage with their natural world. Janine Fraser teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Midway Elementary School in Midway, BC. She grew up exploring the forests and creeks around her school in North Vancouver and values opportunities to get kids outside. Natasha Burgess teaches Kindergarten and Grade One at Marysville Elementary School in Marysville, BC. While working on her Masters of Education through UVic, she became very interested in ecoliteracy and learning outdoors with young children.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Research
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 26, 2017
2 recommendations   702 downloads

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

Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 5 years ago
Description
BCTF Research - Paper presented by Charlie Naylor…
Resource Type
Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 5 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
2 recommendations   672 downloads

Inclusive Education:Supporting students with special needs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Other
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BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
This resource provides tips for how you can conti…
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Other
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BCTF PSID - 3 months ago
Description
This resource provides tips for how you can continue to support students with special needs and ensure that continuous learning is inclusive
Subject
Research
Special needs
Keywords
inclusive education
COVID-19
special needs
continuous learning
Language
English
Date Created
May 5, 2020
0 recommendations  

International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The International Journal of E-Learning & Distanc…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The International Journal of E-Learning & Distance Education (formerly the Journal of Distance Education) is an international publication of the Canadian Network for Innovation in Education (CNIE). Its aims are to promote and encourage scholarly work in e-learning and distance education and provide a forum for the dissemination of international scholarship.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://www.ijede.ca/index.php/jde/issue/archive
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
0 recommendations  

Kids can't wait for solutions to child poverty poster

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Other
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pre-K
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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Use this poster to spark conversations with your …
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Other
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pre-K
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Submitted By
CASJ - 4 years ago
Description
Use this poster to spark conversations with your colleagues around students' poverty based needs in your school. The back of the poster provides strategies to better support students living in poverty as well as recommended actions to reduce poverty levels in British Columbia. Links to additional resources, lesson plans and workshops are also provided.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Social Justice
Research
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
solidarity
advocacy
barriers
families
URLs
http://www.bctf.ca/uploadedFiles/Public/SocialJustice/Issues/Poverty/ChildPovertyPoster.pdf
Duration
n/a
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 9, 2016
4 recommendations   1753 downloads

Living and Learning in a SmartBoard World

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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
1
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Submitted By
Charlie Naylor - 5 years ago
Description
A 192-page book book with 13 Chapters written by …
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Report/Study/Thesis
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Submitted By
Charlie Naylor - 5 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
2 recommendations   758 downloads

Making Our Ancestors Proud

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Unit Plan
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2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
Storytelling is a favorite way to develop persona…
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Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
Storytelling is a favorite way to develop personal and social responsibility. Stories teach by attraction rather than by compulsion. They invite rather than impose. Stories capture the imagination and stir strong feelings. Stories give hope and encouragement. They stir minds to think about other ideas and choices that are possible. The personal and social responsibility characteristics that form the basis of this unit are based on the Gitxsan understanding of seven foundation traits — the “seven Grandfathers shown on seven stones.”
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
1 recommendation   143 downloads

Math/Science Resource

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Other
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8
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Submitted By
Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android pl…
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Other
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8
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Submitted By
Eric Lou - 2 years ago
Description
Report on two math/science apps on iOS/Android platforms.
Subject
Mathematics
Science
Research
Technology
Language
English
Date Created
Jul 26, 2018
0 recommendations  

McGill Journal of Education

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The McGill Journal of Education (MJE) is a peer-r…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
The McGill Journal of Education (MJE) is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary, open access, bilingual scholarly journal published three times a year. Embracing a broad conception of education, the MJE is dedicated to connecting educational research, theory, policy and practice by inviting thoughtful and critical submissions from scholars and practitioners working in diverse areas of education and learning in Quebec, Canada and internationally.
Subject
Research
URLs
http://mje.mcgill.ca/issue/archive
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 8, 2015
1 recommendation   517 downloads

Mental Health - Professional supports for teachers during COVID-19

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Other
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Submitted By
Chris - 3 months ago
Description
As you connect with your students and their famil…
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Chris - 3 months ago
Description
As you connect with your students and their families, you may hear the stress and anxiety in their voices. Students and families may share struggles with you and look to you for support and answers. This short guide, produced by the BCTF, provides you with information related to mental health and COVID-19, as well as contact details for organizations that can provide further support.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Research
Keywords
Covid-19
Student Mental Health
community supports
Language
English
Date Created
Apr 23, 2020
0 recommendations  

Multi-media resources about humanitarian topics

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Other
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Submitted By
MSF Canada - 4 years ago
Description
This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Wit…
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Other
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MSF Canada - 4 years ago
Description
This page on Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) school resources page contains a number of videos and links to multi-media sites about a variety of humanitarian issues such as conflict, refugees, HIV/AIDS and Ebola, and the work of MSF.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Leadership
Social Justice
Research
Social Studies
Geography
Keywords
emergency
HIV
AIDS
Ebola
war
conflict
refugees
URLs
http://www.doctorswithoutborders.ca/multimedia-resources
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 9, 2015
0 recommendations  

MusicPlay website

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Other
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pre-K
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Jennifer Escueta - 4 months ago
Description
The MusicPlay website has a whole curriculums for…
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Other
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Submitted By
Jennifer Escueta - 4 months ago
Description
The MusicPlay website has a whole curriculums for PreK - Gr. 6 general music. There are 80 songs/poems in French. It also allows students access. There are many games that students can play independently at home or with the class. Instrumental resources for ukulele, guitar and recorder are included.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Music
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
music
french
folk dance
URLs
https://musicplayonline.com/
Learning Standards
Fine Arts - Music On submission date, the site had 80 French songs
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 31, 2020
1 recommendation   348 downloads

The National Inventory of School District Interventions in Support of LGBTQ Student Wellbeing

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Report/Study/Thesis
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
Chris Campbell, UW - 3 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 - 3 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
0 recommendations   154 downloads

Night at the Wax Museum

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Activity
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Submitted By
Annie Macintosh - 4 months ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the …
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Activity
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Annie Macintosh - 4 months ago
Description
This activity hopes to bring to life some of the many immigration stories that contribute to Canada's past, present and future. With research, art and some level of performing arts, this activity is designed to be interdisciplinary and engaging for students to understand perspective, and how the change and continuity of Canadian immigration patterns have helped shape our nation. In addition to various assessments that will accompany this activity, students will be given a reflection sheet after the presentations. This will allow them to voice any strengths or stretches they encountered during the activity, and provide their teacher with any mitigating factors that they think should be taken into account during assessment.
Subject
Arts Education
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Research
Learning Standards
Curricular Competencies (BC): “Use Social Studies inquiry processes and skills to — ask questions; gather, interpret, and analyze ideas; and communicate findings and decisions.” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) “Take stakeholders’ perspectives on issues, developments, or events by making inferences about their beliefs, values, and motivations (perspective).” (Social Studies 5 Curricular Competency) Content Standard Connections (BC): “The changing nature of Canadian immigration over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “The development and evolution of Canadian identity over time.” (Social Studies 5 Content) “Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity.” (Social Studies 5 Big Ideas)
Duration
approx. 10-12 hours of instructional time
Language
English
Date Created
Mar 10, 2020
0 recommendations   2365 downloads

Our Animal Neighbours

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will learn to identify how…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
In this unit, students will learn to identify how animals were and continue to be relied upon and an important part of the lives of First Peoples — furs and skins for clothing and shelter, meat for food, bone and antler for tools and weapons, etc. Sharing stories and teachings from various First Peoples of the province of British Columbia will shed light on the diversity of the peoples, as well as a range of concepts in understanding the important role animals played in the beliefs, traditions and lives of the peoples. The resources used in this unit represent a variety of regions, including the Northwest Coast, Shuswap (Secwepemc), and Nunavut (Inuit), and the relevance of different animals in each location. To supplement these resources, teachers are encouraged to look for relevant oral and printed texts from the local region.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Science
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014
1 recommendation  

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 - 4 years ago
Description
Inclusive education has seen many changes in the …
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Report/Study/Thesis
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Kamelia Dousti - 4 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
0 recommendations  

Perspectives

Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Perspectives web magazine is published by the Can…
Resource Type
Online Journal
Grade Level
Adult
Submitted By
BCTF - 4 years ago
Description
Perspectives web magazine is published by the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF), a national alliance of provincial and territorial teacher organizations that represent nearly 200,000 elementary and secondary school teachers across Canada.
Subject
Research
URLs
https://perspectives.ctf-fce.ca/en/27/
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 10, 2015
1 recommendation   1953 downloads

The Power of Stories

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Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
The Elders teach that balance comes from trusting…
Resource Type
Unit Plan
Grade Level
2
3
Submitted By
FNESC - 5 years ago
Description
The Elders teach that balance comes from trusting one’s intuition and one’s reason. Hear with open ears. See with clear eyes and a good heart. The Elders teach that a person is responsible for all the choices they make. Discuss the areas in the young lives where they can make positive choices for themselves.
Subject
Arts Education
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
URLs
http://www.fnesc.ca/
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 5, 2014

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