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1 Vancouver 2010 Education Program

2 Canadian School Portal for the Vancouver 2010 Games First web-based Olympic and Paralympic Games education program For teachers English and French

3 Vancouver 2010 Education Program National program Developed by teachers and educational partners An online learning community to engage teachers and students Connected to a wide range of curricula and student interests Easily adaptable to Alberta curriculum Includes teaching & learning tools, events and activities related to the Games

4 Culture and Multiculturalism Sport and Healthy Living Sustainability and Social Responsibility Programs bring to life the three Olympic and Paralympic Winter Game Pillars: Vancouver 2010 Education Program

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8 Olympic Programs Vancouver 2010 Education Program

9 Project Showcase Opportunity to showcase 2010 projects and other exciting and innovative teacher and student projects happening in classrooms across Canada Heart of /EDU: every student, teacher and school can be part of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games experience Document your projects by taking photos, video and/or even audio and showcase your school in the /EDU Project Showcase area./EDU Project Showcase area Vancouver 2010 Education Program

10 Canadian Olympic Committee Canadian Olympic School Program presented by RBC Established in 1988 Grades 2 – 12 Free downloadable lesson plans, Olympian athlete stories, Olympic games project packs, online library, activities, interviews, videos, contests and more Vancouver 2010 Education Program

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12 Olympic Torch Relay School Program RBC is giving students and teachers a chance to be part of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay by making a group pledge to Create a Better Canada. Register your students now for this one in a lifetime chance at Vancouver 2010 Education Program

13 Olympic Truce New VANOC program in development with BC Ministry of Education First Olympic Truce program to connect to the day-to-day lives of students – Make Your Peace Students share personal stories, poems, pictures, videos and messages of peace with others around the world Launching Spring 2009 Vancouver 2010 Education Program

14 Sharing the Dream BC Ministry of Education program in collaboration with BC Education Leadership Council, TakingITGlobal and VANOC Six student-led, interactive webcast interviews related to Vancouver 2010 themes and global citizenship Online discussion forums follow each webcast on TakingITGlobal website to discuss topics with students around the world. Vancouver 2010 Education Program

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16 Cultural Olympiad School Programs New program being developed by VANOC in partnership with the BC Ministry of Education An overview of Cultural Olympiad 2009 events that encourage school group attendance by providing support such as special rates, matinees and educational materials. Launching Spring 2009 as part of the Cultural Olympiad digital media initiative. Vancouver 2010 Education Program

17 Heroes Live Here Encourages students to discover what makes a hero heroic Celebrates the everyday heroes in a student’s life Encourages students to act heroically themselves through projects that reach out to their community Kindergarten – Grade 12 Planning guide coming soon Vancouver 2010 Education Program

18 SportFit A free, easy-to-use interactive online program that encourages children and youth to discover sports that match their physical abilities and individual interests. Educators may use SportFit to engage children in sports in a fun and collaborative environment leading up to the 2010 Winter Games. Vancouver 2010 Education Program

19 Paralympic Programs Vancouver 2010 Education Program

20 Bon Voyage Sumi! VANOC program Launched November small plush Sumis sent to schools across Canada Each school documents their activities with Sumi and then forwards Sumi to another school in Canada Each Sumi travels to 15 schools before returning to Campus 2010 Vancouver 2010 Education Program

21 Pan-Canadian Paralympic School Week Inspired by VANOC’s Paralympic School Day Endorsed by IPC and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO International focus in November 2009 Educator guide available on /EDU Vancouver 2010 Education Program

22 National Paralympic School Week Program Pan-Canadian Paralympic School Week Paralympic School Week, November 2–6, 2009 Supported by the International Paralympic Movement Paralympic School Week provides a focus for school- wide community building and subject-related instruction. The week long program adopts the ideals of the Paralympic Movement and showcases people with a disability who are making a difference. Download the Paralympic School Week GuideDownload the Paralympic School Week Guide andand sign up to receive a limited edition Paralympic School Kitsign up to receive a limited edition Paralympic School Kit. Vancouver 2010 Education Program

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24 Canadian Paralympic Committee, It’s the Real Deal Petro-Canada Paralympic School Program Grades 4 – 8 Multimedia lesson plans, student activities teacher discussion board, athlete interviews contests and more The aim is to raise awareness of Paralympic sport and athletes with a physical disability. Educators can participate in a teacher’s-only discussion board, provide feedback about the program and submit their own student activities to share with fellow teachers. Vancouver 2010 Education Program

25 Vancouver 2010 Aboriginal Education Resources Lesson starters are available for K-12 teachers that provides information about Aboriginal athletes and their commitment to sport and culture Developed in collaboration with the B.C. Ministry of Education and Aboriginal teachers Posters are available that feature up-and- coming First Nation, Métis, and Inuit athlete role models from across Canada Vancouver 2010 Education Program

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27 International Olympic Committee /EDU links to the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) education website Provides international dimension Feature IOC programs Access to IOC Olympic Values Education Toolkit Provides updates for Canadian teachers on how to use IOC education resources Vancouver 2010 Education Program

28 Alberta Curriculum Connections to the three pillars: Vancouver 2010 Education Program Culture and Multiculturalism Sport and Healthy Living Sustainability and Social Responsibility

29 Language Programs: All 39 language programs include significant cultural content International language programs include a global citizenship cultural component Learning outcomes include knowledge and skills: to be effective global citizens to understand diversity within a Canadian and global context Alberta Curriculum Connections: Authorized resources can be found at education.alberta.ca/apps/lrdb/ and on LearnAlberta.ca

30 Gr. 1 – Seasonal changes Gr.2 – Small Crawling & Flying Animals Gr. 3 – Animal Life Cycles Gr. 4 – Waste and our World Gr. 5 – Wetland Ecosystems Gr. 6 – Trees and Forests Gr. 7 – Interactions & Ecosystems Gr. 8 – Freshwater & Saltwater Systems Gr. 9 – Biological Diversity Gr. 10 – Investigating Matter and Energy in Living Systems Gr. 11 – The Biosphere Gr. 12 – Living Systems Respond to Their Environment Alberta Curriculum Connections: Authorized resources can be found at education.alberta.ca/apps/lrdb/ and on LearnAlberta.ca Science: Learning about the environment is an integral part of the Science program At each grade level, one or more units explores environments

31 Social Studies: Key focus of the K-12 social studies curriculum is on citizenship and identity. Two concepts in the program are particularly related to the pillars Global Connections - critically examining multiple perspectives and connections among local, national and global issues to develop students’ understanding of the interdependent or conflicting nature of individuals, communities, societies and nations. Students will also acquire a better comprehension of tensions related to economic relationships, sustainability and universal human rights. Culture and Community – students examine shared values and their own sense of belonging, beliefs, traditions and languages, promoting the understanding of multiple perspectives, issues and change. Alberta Curriculum Connections: Authorized resources can be found at education.alberta.ca/apps/lrdb/ and on LearnAlberta.ca

32 Physical Activity: Resources to support developing the knowledge and skills necessary to lead active, healthy lifestyles: Daily Physical Activity – a handbook for grades 1–9 for developing a daily physical activity program. Heart Health – provides inquiry-based learning opportunities to connect students with their heart- rate data to improve their health and personal fitness. Physical Education Online – provides a variety of physical activities, teacher resources, teaching tools, activities for skill development. Alberta Curriculum Connections: Authorized resources can be found at education.alberta.ca/apps/lrdb/ and on LearnAlberta.ca

33 Thank you! Visit education.ab.ca for more information


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