Grade 9 Arts Education
Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Supporting the Troops. Episode 6
The video investigates the importance of supporting the fighting forces through the merchant marine that transported many resources required to fight the enemy in the Second World War.
Price of Freedom. Episode 2
The video focuses on the cost of war to maintain Canada's freedoms as well as the price paid by soldiers in combat and as prisoners of war in the Second World War.
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.
Art Can Change the World. Assessment
The types of assessment used in this unit are explained, such as: self-assessment using photographs, peer assessment, a storyboard rubric and a tableau rubric.
Art Can Change the World. The Process
This video discusses how student collaboration can bring out the talents in each student and make everyone feel comfortable expressing their ideas, including performing in front of other people.
Art Can Change the World. Big Ideas
The big ideas contained in the unit are highlighted: art can open minds, art can evoke emotion and art can convey a message.
Show Don't Tell. Assessment
This video explains how students can be empowered in their learning if they understand how they will be assessed.
Show Don't Tell. Big Ideas
This video highlights key ideas in the unit, including: theatre is collaborative and drama is a method to convey a message.
Problem Solving Portraits. Assessment
This video highlights the types of assessment that are part of this unit, such as: journaling, checklists and various types of rubrics.
Problem Solving Portraits. The Process
Concepts such as how this unit allows students to bond over self-reflection and celebrate their differences are highlighted in this video.
Problem Solving Portraits. Big Ideas
This video describes the themes of the unit, including: artists take risks and using portraits to reveal elements of personality.
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.
The Music Instinct. Additional Performances and Interviews
This video includes additional performances and interviews with Yo Yo Ma, Bobby McFerrin, Evelyn Glennie, Daniel Levitin, Brian Green, Oliver Sacks and others.
The Music Instinct. Science and Song
The Music Instinct. Science and Song provides a ground-breaking exploration into how and why the human organism - and the whole ebb and flow of the cosmos - is moved by the undeniable effect of music. This video follows visionary researchers and accomplished musicians to the crossroads of science...
Moments in Motion
This video presents the distinct worlds of seven Canadian choreographers through cinema-verité and dance for camera sequences. It focuses on the creative process, and the artists discuss their motivations, methodology, sources of inspiration, and messages they wish to convey. The choreographers f...