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Queen's University Library subscribes to the News in Review Channel in CBC's curio.ca education portal to online videos.  News in Review is described by the CBC as "Canada's premier current event series for the classroom".  The series is released monthly through the school year and includes in-depth coverage of 4 current news stories per issue.  The stories are thoughtfully chosen to connect to issues likely to be covered in Canadian high school curriculum and each issue has an accompanying teacher's guide that provides helpful background context and lesson ideas with suggested activities. The teacher guides are indexed and available free online on the CBC News in Review  site.

NOTE:  Create yourself a teacher account via the link on this guide. News in Review is an excellent complement to the CBC's freely accessible CBC News Online.

Films on Demand

films on demand logoQueen's University Library subscribes to Films on Demand -- a collection of videos that provide teachers with both professional learning content for teaching practices as well as videos on all high school subjects that you are welcome to use in your prac classrooms.

Producers included in Films on Demand include A&E, BBC, CNBC, HBO, History Education, National Geographic, and more.  You just need your Queen's netID and password to access this comprehensive source of over 8,200 full length titles (also available in over 100,000 segments).

You can make your own personal account so you can create playlists for your lessons and curriculum units, using the segments of videos if want to show just a short clip instead of a whole video.  This popular feature allows you to insert video viewing efficiently into your classroom.

Learn360

learn360 logoEvery publicly-funded school in Ontario -- every teacher and every student -- has access to this collection of online video that has been correlated to school curricula across North America. The content is mainly American but there is also limited Canadian content and the videos haave been correlated to the Ontario curriculum.

To use LEARN360 you MUST first create your personal teacher account using the Queen's Faculty of Education passkey.  Information about how to do this is included in the Password Guide for Intermediate Senior teacher candidates.