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

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Donna White - 2 months ago
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Bullets, Blood and Stones: the journey of a child…
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Donna White - 2 months 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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'Green Reads' by thematic themes for Children - Book and Media, List 2

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pre-K
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Barbara Hinson - 4 months ago
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'Green Reads' for Environmental Learning for Chil…
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Barbara Hinson - 4 months ago
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'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
Science
Social Studies
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Pedagogy
Reflective practice
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
outdoor education
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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'Green Reads' and Springboard Activities for Children - Book List 1

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Barbara Hinson - 4 months ago
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My recommendations for 'Green Reads for Children …
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Barbara Hinson - 4 months 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
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Research
Curriculum
Learning
Reflective practice
Keywords
environmental learning
place based learning
green literature
Read-Alouds
excellent children's literature
outdoor education
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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Ser vs Estar

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Classroom printables
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ReyRojas - 5 months ago
Description
At this point in the course, students are already…
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ReyRojas - 5 months ago
Description
At this point in the course, students are already familiar, with the verb “Ser”, as well as greetings, numbers, and the verbs gustar/encantar. The lesson will focus on the main differences between the verbs Ser vs Estar which are a couple of the most used verbs in the Spanish language. Another reason as to why I am focusing on these verbs is the fact that this pair of verbs can be particularly tricky for those who speak English as their first language, because they are both encompassed by the verb “to be”.
Subject
Revised Curriculum
Languages
Spanish
Keywords
Ser
Estar
Spanish Grammar
Beginners
Grade 9
Learning Standards
- Present tenses of Ser and Estar. - Comparing and contrasting the different uses of Ser and Estar.
Duration
75
Language
English
Date Created
Dec 4, 2017
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Growth Mindset and Inclusion (Kristin Wiens)

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PSA Superconference 2017 - 5 months ago
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This PowerPoint presentation was used as part of …
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PSA Superconference 2017 - 5 months ago
Description
This PowerPoint presentation was used as part of Kristin Wiens's discussion of how to use mindsets in classrooms to support learning for all students.
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Special Education
Teaching Strategies
Keywords
inclusion
motivation
growth mindset
intention
superconference
URLs
http://northstarpaths.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Growth-Mindset-Inclusion-Superconference-2017.pptx
Language
English
Date Created
Nov 30, 2017

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