Staff Resources

General
TED-Ed Lessons – Video Lessons
TED Talks – talks to stir your curiosity

English
An Introduction to Graphic Novels – ReadWriteThink
Purdue Online Writing Lab – for grades 8 to 12
Teaching Children Philosophy – Tom Wartenberg / Mount Holyoke College
Teaching Graphic Novels
TeachingComics.org – National Assoc. of Comics Art Educators

First Nations
First Nations Education Steering Committee
First Nations Schools Association of BC
Indigenous Education K-12: Curriculum Resources – by the University of British Columbia
Lesson Plans and Resources for Orange Shirt Day – by the Manitoba Teachers’ Society
Our Homes are Bleeding – by the Union of BC Indian Chiefs (UBCIC)
Phyllis Webstad Orange Shirt Day Presentation 

Science
Action Bioscience – by American Institute of Biological Sciences
Let’s Talk Science – STEM teacher resources K – 12
NOVA Education – Science and Technology Videos
Phet Interactive Simulations – by the University of Colorado at Boulder
Physics Lectures – by Dr. Richard Feynman
Tomatosphere TM – a free program using “space” tomato seeds to investigate the effects of outer space on seed germination

Social Studies
A Focus on History, Literacies and ICT – Jamie Mackenzie
American Psychological Association Journals
BC History in Action – teaching history through drama
Interactive Graphic Novels on Canadian History – includes historical imbedded videos and lesson plans
Resources for the Media-Savvy SS Classroom – BCSSTA
The Rush to BC
Using the Web and Technology in SS Class