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Grade 7 Arts Education

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Soldiers Return Home. Episode 7

In the video, Reg Harrison, a boy from the prairies, shares his personal story of challenges, risks and dangers faced while serving in the Royal Canadian Air Force as a pilot with the Bomber Command during the Second World War.

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HMCS Regina. Episode 3

In the video, Donald MacIntosh, veteran and survivor of the HMCS Regina sinking, explores the role the Canadian Navy played in the Second World War and that of the corvettes in protecting convoys while experiencing great personal risks.

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Big Ideas in Arts Education: 6-9 Project Overview

This video explains how a committee of teachers from Living Sky School Division came together to create units to support selected outcomes in Arts Education Grades 6-9.

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Say It Through Dance. Assessment

This video highlights how student conversations can be an important tool in assessment.

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Say It Through Dance. The Process

This video explains how students can become comfortable with dance and experiment with it as a form of expression.

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Say It Through Dance. Big Ideas

This video explores the big ideas that the unit is designed to convey, such as: art needs a purpose, using dance to interpret text and the interconnectedness of all forms of art.

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The Beat Goes On. Assessment

This video emphasizes the contributions students can make to developing the assessments used in a unit.

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The Beat Goes On. Big Ideas

This video points out how the big ideas of the unit focus on music as a way to convey culture and place.

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Dances of the First People

A ballet dancer and a ballroom dancer pair up with two powwow dancers at the Kamloops Powwow. Through the visitors' experiences, viewers learn about the steps, songs and regalia, as well as the family atmosphere and friendliness of the First Nations peoples.

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Preston Singletary

Seattle artist, Preston Singletary, has been referred to as "bridge artist" between the artistic traditions of the Northwest Coast and glassmakers. He discusses his Tlingit/Filipino heritage, his love of music and shows several of his works in progress.

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Michael Massie

Michael Massie, an Inuit artist from Newfoundland, discusses his lifelong journey through the world of art. Michael is famous for his silver teapots and he also carves stone and wood.

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Andy Everson

Born in Comox, British Columbia, Andy Everson has strived to uphold the traditions of both the K'omoks and Kwakwaka'waka First Nations. He discusses his roots, his spirituality and his paintings which remain rooted in age-old traditions.

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Tim Paul

Tim Paul from northern British Columbia discusses his life and carving work which reflects various legends of his Nuu Chah Nulth culture. He talks of the inspiration and encouragement he received from Percy Jones, his father and others. He also discusses killing cedar trees and then bringing them...

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Sean Couchie

Sean Couchie from London, Ontario demonstrates and discusses his life and career as an artist in various media including oils, acrylics, pen and ink, scratchboard and woodburning. He discusses the satisfaction/affirmation that winning the Peace Hills Trust Native Art Contest three times gave him....

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Aaron Paquette

A descendant of the Cree and Cherokee and Norwegian people, Edmonton artist Aaron Paquette was a troubled adolescent who drank, did drugs and hurt people. When his twin sons were born, he reunited with his father who had abandoned him and his mother and he turned his life around. He speaks of the...

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