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Primary Junior Indigenous Education

Resources for K-6 teachers.

curio.ca

Curio.ca gives teachers and students streaming access to the best in educational video and audio from CBC and Radio-Canada. You'll find documentaries from television and radio, news reports and more.

On-Core

On-Core is a collection of Canadian video segments that is searchable by Ontario curriculum subjects, grades, and strands.  It includes pdf teacher guides when available and is mobile device friendly.On-Core content is downloadable and includes several subject-specific collections,. 

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Learn360

Learn360:

  • A multimedia resource package that includes 8,300 videos, video clips, audio files, speeches, images, newsreels, & articles from Encyclopedia Britannica.
  • Licensed by Ontario’s Ministry of Education (via OSAPAC) for publicly-funded schools, First Nations schools using the Ontario curriculum, and Ontario Faculties of Education.

National Film Board

National Film Board LogoThe National Film Board (NFB) has a large collection of films produced by Indigenous filmmakers. Queen's University has a subscription to the NFB's Campus service, which gives Queen's students access to educational tools for films. To use Campus, you must create a NFB account.

Browse the Indigenous film collection here. Click on a title, then click "Education" to view related lesson plans. While a Campus account is needed to access most lesson plans, some are open access.

Passwords

Teacher Candidates have access to many video-streaming collections. Some are password-protected for use by the Faculty of Education only. Others are licensed for the entire Queen's campus. All passwords for Teacher Candidates and Concurrent Education Students are in an encrypted Passwords file. The password to open this file was distributed via the TC list. For help email education.library@queensu.ca

TVO

TVO: http://ww3.tvo.org/

Select the Topics or Video tab to play a range of documentaries and TV Video on demand in the classroom. Essential for Ontario topics.

YouTube

YouTube

Given the changes in copyright law in Canada as of December 2012, any video on YouTube can now be shown in class for educational purposes. To save a video for screening in classes where there is no reliable internet connection, go to http://www.savetube.com and paste in the YouTube video so it can be downloaded for in-class screening.

See First Nations Films for other titles of interest.‚Äč

Online Animated Picture Books and Readers

TumbleBookLibrary: http://www.tumblebooklibrary.com

An online collection of animated, talking picture books created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

TumbleBookCloud: http://www.tumblebookcloud.com

An online collection of read-along titles for elementary, middle school, and high school students which features adjustable online text and complete audio narration. Sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically or manually. The collection features chapter books, graphic novels, early readers, YA/teen novels, high interest- low reading levels plus classics of American and English Literature.