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These excellent educational audiovisual materials to support French teachers address various aspects of Canadian Francophone culture and highlight literature in particular.
SWGfL resources on Digital Literacy and Citizenship
This SWGfL website provides free materials designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. A simple registration is required in order to access different lesson plans which address digital literacy and citizenship topics in an age-appropriate way.
12 art and culture lessons for Audiovisual education and Media-art
This series of art and culture lssons attempts pupils to stimulate, and at the same time, develop their own ideas, tastes and digital skills. For each age group (4 to 12 years) there are lessons written, which are also suitable with a few modifications for older children. The lessons vary from a story in picture comic, creating an animation to making artistic photographs.
Ersilia is a website in French that has been created to help young people develop autonomous and critical understanding of the constant stream of images with which they are faced. The website includes a database and a toolbox that establishes links between different types of images from different contexts with historical moments to help visitors understand the role played by such images.
Doc Academy is BRITDOC’s schools programme, providing free, easy-to-use resources for secondary school teachers. It includes 100s of short clips from critically-acclaimed films and provides: -
- Curriculum-linked lesson plans for (UK Level) KS 3, 4 & 5
- an inspiring social-action Activity Toolkit: all made by and tested with teachers
Doc Academy supports teachers to meet key literacy targets whilst engaging pupils in thinking about the world, about society and their place in it.
After loading any video from YouTube it divides your screen in 2 parts on the left side you can watch the video whereas on the right you can create notes easily. The platform integrates with your Google drive. The notes that you make can be synced on Google drive so that you wont lose your notes. The platform allows you to share your notes and collaborate on your notes just as you do with Google docs.
Vibby is a free tool for anyone who wants to share video content in a more effective and efficient way. It makes it extremely easy to highlight and share specific parts of videos in seconds with no video editing experience needed.
This tool that allows educators to integrate video into their lessons. Users can create segmented videos called Vibs from existing YouTube videos according to the requirement. They simply have to drag the URL’s of YouTube videos and paste them to Vibby Editor to cut short the desired segment. It can be used to highlight, discuss, and share the best parts of any video.
Registration is needed.
MoocNote is a free tool to add comments, questions and links to videos. In order to do so users simply have to paste a link of YouTube video into the MoocNote editor. The video gets imported to the tool and once it is on the MoocNote, you can easily start adding your comments, questions and links. The link feature is great in order to provide students with additional resourceful information for learning about the topics that are in the videos. This tool also allows you to organise playlists of videos in order that you wish to see or according to topics that you identify. You can also create class group on this site but to add your students, they all will need to register on this platform.
Anne Frank Museum Photos
The Anne Frank museum has released lots of photos that can be freely used in classrooms
Against all odds
This game was created by UNHCR and can be used to help students better understand the plight of refugees.