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

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Donna White - one month ago
Description
Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Unit Plan
Presentation
Grade Level
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Submitted By
Donna White - one month 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
Social Justice
Child Soldiers
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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Le Nouvel An Chinois 2018

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Activity
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Grade Level
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Rome Lavrencic - 2 months ago
Description
This activity explains the history of the Chinese…
Resource Type
Activity
Classroom printables
Worksheet
Grade Level
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Rome Lavrencic - 2 months ago
Description
This activity explains the history of the Chinese calendar and celebration of the Chinese New Year. Students will make comparisons between the Chinese and Gregorian calendars and examine characteristics and elements of the year of the Dog.
Subject
Languages
French/FSL
Keywords
Core French
BCATML
French
FSL
Chinese
Chinese new year
New Year
Calendar
Gregorian
Gregorian calendar
Year of the Dog
BCATML
URLs
http://www.NouvelAnChinois.info
http://www.teteamodeler.com/culture/calendrier/calendrierchinois.asp
http://www.bcatml.org
Learning Standards
This two-page information package highlights of this year's Chinese New Year and the Year of the Dog. Students learn about the characteristics of a Dog, including well-known celebrities who are also Dogs. As well, students will learn about the history and origins of the Chinese calendar and will identify the similarities and differences between the Chinese and more popular Gregorian calendar. Finally, students can respond to reading comprehension questions.
Duration
45 minutes
Language
French
Date Created
Feb 16, 2018
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Maria Dawson - 2 months ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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Maria Dawson - 2 months ago
Description
Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Social Justice
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Research
Reflective practice
Keywords
Worm Bin
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Environmental Education
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
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PACTISS – Philosophers and Critical Thinkers in Senior Schools: Resources for Educators

Resource Type
Classroom printables
Online Journal
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 2 months ago
Description
Developed by Peter Ellerton of the Critical Think…
Resource Type
Classroom printables
Online Journal
Grade Level
8
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Adult
Submitted By
Dale Martelli - 2 months ago
Description
Developed by Peter Ellerton of the Critical Thinking Project at the University of Queensland, this site is a rich database of philosophy and critical thinking resources, free to access and free to download.
Subject
Social Studies
Keywords
Philosophy of Science
Critical Thinking
Ethics and Moral Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind - Consciousness
Deductive Logic
Philosophy of Relition
Social and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Language
URLs
http://pactiss.org/
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 8, 2018
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Environmental Science Draft Ideas

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MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 months ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teachi…
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Submitted By
MacKenzie Bouchard - 3 months ago
Description
This document contains tips and tricks for teaching the newly proposed Environmental Science coursework that will be implemented with the BC Draft Curriculum in the near future. My goal was to provide teaching strategies, assessment suggestions, field trip opportunities, and classroom ideas that are student led learning opportunities. In this document, you will NOT find worksheets or seat work. My hope was to provide invigorating ideas involving Environmental Science that will spark debate and critical thinking in your classroom. This document may be used or adapted for any science class. This was done as a Teach BC Assignment for my education coursework with the UNBC Education Program. I hope you enjoy it!
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Cross-Curricular
Aboriginal Education
Teaching Strategies
Science
Biology
Environmental Science
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Keywords
Environmental Science
Unit planning
Biology
Wetland
Teacher guide
Draft Curriculum
New Curriculum
Senior Science
Science
Learning Standards
This document intends to aid teachers in their unit planning for the new Draft Environmental Science 11 and 12 coursework. Included in the article are means for implementing the values of the new curriculum into any science classroom, means for assessment (mainly formative, but could also be used for summative), as well as different methods for teaching the course material, and an included slide show and lesson plan. This was done as an assignment for my UNBC Education Program coursework. I hope you enjoy it!
Duration
15-80 mins
Language
English
Date Created
Jan 23, 2018

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