November Monthly Musts

This is a collection of high quality resources that can be used throughout the month of November and beyond.  

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Action for Happiness - New Things November!
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A monthly calendar focused on happiness from Greater Good at Berkeley. If you click each day, the resources you may need are linked to it and it will take you to them.

"This New Things November Action Calendar has daily suggested actions to do throughout November 2019 to help you learn, try out, get creative and broaden your outlook.

You can download it as an image file for sharing via social media or a PDF file for printing. Pass on to others and help to spread the word * Add your details below to receive future calendars *"

Subject:
Education
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Action for Happiness
Berkley
Date Added:
10/29/2019
Assessment & Reporting at Sun West
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The following information has been created to assist SBA and teachers to understand the shift to the 4 point assessment scale, and reporting on Factors Affecting Student Achievement (FASA) and how they relate to 21st Century Competencies.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Kelli Boklaschuk
Vanessa Lewis
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
11/06/2019
Geoguesser - Let's explore the world!
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This is a great resource! It is a geography-based game - and a whole lot of fun!

"GeoGuessr is a web-based geographic discovery game designed by Anton Wallén, a Swedish IT consultant, released on 9 May 2013. The game uses a semi-randomized Google Street View location for paying members and Mapillary for non-members. The game requires players to guess their location in the world using only the clues visible." (Wikipedia)

You can play one free game every 24 hours or subscribe to be able to play as much as you want.

Subject:
Social Studies
Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Author:
More New Maps
More Official Maps
More Popular Maps
Date Added:
09/11/2019
Kodable - Programming for Kids
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An adorable way to introduce younger students to coding!

"Kodable is a complete K-5 curriculum taking students from learning to think like a programmer in Kindergarten to writing real JavaScript by 5th grade. ... Kodable provides easy to follow lesson plans focused on student outcomes so teachers can teach their students to code, no computer science knowledge required."

You can use this with your students for free, but once they get to a certain part of the program, you have to buy a paid subscription to continue. You have Introductory access to all Kodable games for K-5.

Subject:
Math
Coding
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kodable
Date Added:
09/10/2019
Lesson Plan for all ages - Computational Thinking - Learn Like a Computer
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"Want to help kids understand the magic of machine learning? In this lesson students will learn how machine learning algorithms work, and their uses in day-to-day life!"

A simple introduction to learning like a computer - no devices required.

The lesson is divided into:
Prep Work
Lesson
Assessment
Extensions
Curricular Connections
References

Subject:
Math
Coding
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Canada Learning Code
Author:
Bilal Qadar
Canada Learning Code
Date Added:
10/28/2019
MathTV
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Math TV is an amazing collection of how-to videos in a variety of math subjects. Checking it out, I watched a video on how to multiply fractions and I (a teacher) learned a new method. Imagine what your students can learn.

Subject:
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
06/06/2019
Math Trainer — Practice Mental Math
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You can answer questions to build fluency, get tips and step-by-step explanations for problems, and climb the leader boards!
No login required (but you can make an account). Instant feedback and marked in real time!

Subject:
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Mathtrainer.org
Date Added:
09/17/2019
Parent Engagement Series from the Ministry of Education in SK
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"This seven part video series on parent engagement, explains how important it is for educators and parents to engage well with one another to enhance educational outcomes for our young children.This video series is supported by the provincial Early Years Outcome Team and the Ministry of Education."

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Government of Saskatchewan
Date Added:
10/11/2019
RESOURCE BANK TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
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Read the Fine Print
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This site houses the training videos for The Sun West Resource Bank.
Come here to learn how to:

Make an account
Search resources
Save resources
Create resources
Remix resources

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Sun West School Division
Date Added:
10/10/2018
Remembrance Contests
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Fostering Remembrance is a part of everything The Legion does. Through The Royal Canadian Legion's longstanding Annual Poster and Literary Contests, Canadian school children honour Canada’s Veterans through creative art and writing, and help perpetuate Remembrance.

Contests are available for students 5 to 18 for posters (colour & black and white), essays and poems.

You can find links to the entry forms (one must be attached and signed by a parent to each entry), as well as the Teacher's Guide (link on the left side).

Subject:
Arts Education
Visual Arts
English Language Arts
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Royal Canadian Legion
Date Added:
10/25/2018
ShowMe - The Online Learning Community
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"ShowMe is a global learning community - a place where anyone can learn or teach anything. Our mission is to connect great teachers and experts to students across the world. The ShowMe iPad app lets you create lessons using a whiteboard."

There are a wealth of pre-made tutorials other teachers have shared on this site that you can use. You can also create your own! (Or students can with permission).

You do not need an account to view the shared tutorials/videos.

They are organized into these categories: Math, Science, Language, Social Studies, Music & Art

Subject:
Arts Education
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
ShowMe
Date Added:
09/10/2019
Story Time from Space!
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“What you cannot imagine, you cannot do."

Now imagine Astronauts on the Space Station reading stories to and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below.
Imagine no more…it’s Story Time from Space!

Have stories read to you from people in space! There are also science related videos.

There are great space related titles and others such as Rosie Revere Engineer.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Date Added:
10/21/2019
Twelve Games to Teach Social-Emotional Learning
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At Playworks, we create a place for every kid on the playground to feel included, be active, and build valuable social and emotional skills. Here are some of the games and activities our schools use to make recess fun for all students.

You can: Download our SEL game guide and explore more than 150 games.

Subject:
Health Education
Physical Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Author:
Beth Kimberly
Head Of Digital Marketing
Date Added:
06/25/2019
Veterans Affairs Canada - Remembrance
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This site is full of useful information when learning about Veteran's Week and Remembrance in Canada.

Some highlights include:

*Resources for the classroom
*Activities for any student
*Recorded interviews with heroes (Even WWI vet)
*Women Veterans

Subject:
Social Studies
History
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Government of Canada
Veteran's Affairs
Date Added:
10/29/2019