Arts Education

Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent

Melody Makers. Episode 5

When their guest Xylophone's keys are lost around the building, the band races to find them before showtime. This episode focuses on melody. Secondary emphasis is on timbre, collaboration, pitch, notes and notation. The xylophone and the piano are the featured instruments.

Happy Birthday House. Episode 4

The show is at risk when Ella and Billie cannot agree on whether to play their new song loudly or softly! This episode focuses mainly on solo. Secondary emphasis is on timbre, dynamics, call and response.

Tempo Trouble. Episode 2

In this episode, Billie refuses to slow down her speedy dancing, even though no one else can keep up with her! The video focuses primarily on tempo. Secondary emphasis is placed on rhythm and beat measure counting. Featured instruments include: violin, electric guitar and drums.

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.

Commemoration. Episode 8

The video focuses on commemoration and how Remembrance Day is an important part of our Canadian identity in recognizing the important role our service women and men had in shaping world events during the Second World War.

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.

Prisoners of War. Episode 4

In the video, Henry Beaudry recounts his experience as a veteran First Nations soldier and describes the role played by Canada's First Nations men during the Second World War by joining the military without the support of their home communities.

Aboriginal War Experiences. Episode 5

In the video, Philip Favel describes his experience as an imprisoned soldier and illustrates the bravery and contributions of First Nations soldiers in the Second World War.

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.

Training and Preparing for War. Episode 1

The video explores the challenges, sense of duty and loyalty that veterans experienced as they trained and prepared for 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.

Beyond Words. Assessment

The types of assessments used in the Beyond Words: Creating Symbolic Sculptures unit are explained.

Beyond Words. The Process

How the unit was planned and the goals for expanding students' artistic thinking are briefly discussed.

Beyond Words. Big Ideas

The four big ideas incorporated into the Beyond Words visual art unit are outlined.

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