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The following collection features films for teachers and post-secondary students.  Our educational playlists are selections of films on themes that tie in with Canadian curricula and address the important issues of the day. Many of the playlists are also linked to our study guides.

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Animating Media Literacy
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We know that the everyday lives of our students are inundated with media. This often-overwhelming menu of media-rich entrées gets served up at a rate that seems to value overconsumption more than proper and meaningful digestion. As educators, we may be left wondering, how do we beef up (or tofu up , if you prefer) our students’ appetites for media-literacy so that they can skillfully navigate our ever-changing, media-saturated landscape?

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Media Studies
Social Studies
Psychology
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Diversity and Inclusion Playlist
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Educational playlists are selections of films on themes that tie in with Canadian curricula and address the important issues of the day. Many of the playlists are also linked to our study guides

Subject:
Arts Education
Career & Work Exploration
Education
Elementary Education
Higher Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Creative Writing
Journalism Studies
Media Studies
Health Education
Language Education
Communication Media
Environmental Science
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Native Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Indigenous Cinema in the Classroom - Professional Learning for Educators
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These are films for educators and parents wanting to learn more about the lives and histories of Indigenous people. Powerful, political, and profound, these films will initiate and inspire conversations on identity, family, community, and nationhood.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Health Education
Social Studies
History
Native Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Indigenous Voices and Reconciliation Learning Channel
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The Indigenous Voices and Reconciliation learning channel aims to engage learners in discussions about Canada’s colonial history and its impact on Indigenous communities. Explore our collection of films by distinguished Indigenous filmmakers, creators, and allies.

Subject:
Arts Education
Career & Work Exploration
Elementary Education
Higher Education
English Language Arts
Communication Studies
Journalism Studies
Media Studies
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Native Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
Indigenous Voices and Reconciliation Playlists
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NFB educational playlists are selections of films on themes that tie in with Canadian curricula and address the important issues of the day. Many of the playlists are also linked to our study guides.

Subject:
Arts Education
Education
Elementary Education
Higher Education
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Geography
History
Law
Native Studies
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
Date Added:
11/22/2020
National Film Board of Canada
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The National Film Board of Canada's award-winning online Screening Room has over 3,000 productions.

Films on this site can be streamed free of charge, or downloaded for your personal use for a small fee. We also offer educational works on a subscription basis to schools and institutions.

Our Collection includes documentaries, animations, experimental films, fiction and interactive works. We showcase films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians—stories about the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.

Subject:
Arts Education
Career & Work Exploration
Language Education (ESL)
English Language Arts
Math
Agriculture Studies
Science
Environmental Science
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Primary Source
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NFB Education
Author:
National Film Board Of Canada
NFB
Date Added:
05/03/2019