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Raven Power

Raven identifies, through several scenarios, that the men and boys in the community take the women and girls for granted and show lack of respect for them. The women go on a week-long retreat, and only Jacob seems able to make coffee, cook meals and keep things running. Raven and Chief Big Sky ne...


The Science of Nutrition: Video Clips Collection with Leslie Beck

This collection of short video clips explores the science of nutrition and provides facts to promote healthier decision-making. Hosted by Leslie Beck, the clips offers students information on important nutrition topics. Teachers will find these segments useful for planning instruction related to ...


We're Growing Up!

We're Growing Up! is a co-educational program designed for both boys and girls. The narrators talk comfortably and matter-of-factly about human growth. They cover growth patterns (starting with a baby's rapid growth in the womb) and move quickly through childhood to adolescence. A review of male ...


Self-Esteem Basics

Series: Character
Through interviews with a psychologist and a basketball player, a young host helps viewers to understand the difference between self-concept and self-esteem and how to improve self-esteem. A teacher's guide is available.


AIDS. Facts for Kids

This straightforward program focuses on what HIV and AIDS are, how HIV is transmitted, how it affects the immune system and how to prevent it. It advises students to not have sex or use illegal drugs or participate in any activity that involves mixing blood or touching another person's blood. The...


Staying Safe on the Internet

Through scenarios, an off-the-wall teen named Computer Chip teaches viewers the following rules about cyber safety: 1. Do not give out personal information to anyone. 2. Do not open emails from people you do not know. 3. Tell someone (a trusted adult) if you get an email from someone you do not k...


Help! I'm a Bully

Series: Bully Smart
Bullying is a learned behaviour that can be changed. In this program, the kids themselves discover their bullying behaviour and successfully change it. Three scenarios are enacted: Help, I Spread Humours; Help, I Leave People; and Help, I Thought It Was Funny. Viewers develop a real sense of the ...


Five Ways to Stop a Bully

Series: Bully Smart
Bullies are everywhere, but that does not mean they should be tolerated. This program shows victims and bystanders how to stop a bully. Viewers are guided through five strategies: stay away, stand up, put on a brave face, talk one-on-one, and tell an adult. In each scenario, viewers see what happ...


Don't Stand By

Series: Bully Smart
Witnesses to bullying are just as guilty as the bullies themselves. Using the video-diary format, viewers follow four young students who witness bullying and do something about it. Students see four ways a bystander can stand up to a bully: stop a bully together, talk to the bully, be a friend an...


Are You a Bully?

Series: Bully Smart
Kids can be bullies and not even realize it. Viewers learn that bullies are not always the kids who hit or intimidate. The program encourages students to recognize bullying behaviour in themselves. Viewers are introduced to five different bullies including Mark who thinks that tripping others on ...


Wash Up!: It's in Your Hands

Hosted by two enthusiastic teens, this DVD emphasizes how important hand washing is in preventing infectious diseases. It demonstrates proper hand washing techniques and it discusses proper hygiene such as washing hair, caring for clothes and dental care. Wash Up! It's in Your Hands also stresses...


Time Out on Anger: Learning Self-Control

Through four age-appropriate vignettes, young students are shown the basics of anger management. Each vignette demonstrates non-violent ways to deal with anger such as taking deep breaths, counting to 10 and talking about feelings of anger. The video stresses that while it is acceptable to be ang...


Proud to Be Me!: Building Self-Esteem

In this video, the leader of an after-school group notices that the children are feeling negative about themselves. The leader knows that each child has talents, skills, and special qualities; therefore, in order to boost the children's self-esteem she organizes a special program where the childr...


The Internet and You: Staying Safe

Designed to make surfing the Internet a positive, safe experience, this lively video focuses on instant messaging, blogs, email, chatrooms, and social networks. In an entertaining fashion, The Internet and You conveys a serious message regarding online dangers such as predators, phishing, identit...


Brain Gains: Better Grades Through Fitness

Series: The National
The National visits an inner city high school in Saskatoon, SK, where teacher Allison Cameron tests the theory that vigorous daily exercise improves academic performance. City Park Collegiate is considered a high school of last resort for kids who haven't been able to make it anywhere else. The G...

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