Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
No Roses for Harry
Fashion-conscious Harry the dog faces a dilemma in this story. Grandma gave Harry a comfortable rose-covered sweater for a gift, but Harry does not like wearing flowers. After making several unsuccessful attempts to lose the sweater, his luck finally changes. A bird tugs on a loose thread, unrave...
Fundamental Freedoms: The Charter of Rights and Freedoms
One of the most important documents in Canadian history, The Charter of Rights and Freedoms was established in 1982. This documentary examines the history of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the struggle surrounding the ratification of the document, and the importance of the Charter of Rights ...
Ted's Story: Honouring Melissa
'Ted's Story: Honouring Melissa' is a documentary that tells the story of Ted Gross' drunk driving conviction that took Melissa Hoeving's young life and the aftermath that followed. The documentary presents a balanced view of a tragedy that made headlines across Saskatchewan, taking viewers beyon...
The Power of Portfolio: Tool for Transition and Reflection: Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition
The value of experiential and applied learning is captured in this educational video "info-session." The information provided helps to build more awareness at the secondary school level about the value of prior learning assessment and recognition (PLAR) as well as the applicability of portfolios ...
Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids, and Gases
Matter is everywhere and in everything. Appropriate examples and experiments make learning about matter easy and fun. Viewers learn that all matter has mass and takes up space, use the five senses to discover the properties of matter and see how matter changes form. A catchy tune helps reinforce ...
Properties of Matter, Part 1
This video takes viewers to the "matter kitchen" where they learn to use their senses to identify the properties of objects - size, weight, shape, colour, temperature. They also learn about some of the tools used to measure the properties of matter and that matter has mass, takes up space and can...
This program combines simple pencil drawings, splashes of colour and effective instrumental accompaniment with Peter Reynold's simple story, The Dot. Vashti transforms from a reluctant artist to one who encourages others in their endeavours. Opportunities to address viewing objectives abound.
This colourful, animated and musical production combines a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones of the human body. Singing, dancing skeletons introduce viewers to the major bones of the body in this adaptation of the book by Bob Barner.
Apples and Oranges
This video is set in a classroom where students are engaged in an exercise about bullying, stereotypes and the harmful effects that language can have on people. The students create pictures that portray sensitive situations, such as a young girl who has two moms and two boys whose friendship come...
Of Dice and Men
This animated program introduces the theory of probability. Viewers learn of its inception in the 17th century to settle a dispute over a game of dice, its relationship to predictability and its application to everyday situations - like the chances of being involved in an accident.
Don't Risk Your Life
Series: Ready for Work
Don't Risk Your Life is a short educational drama that helps to educate young people about their rights and responsibilities in the workplace. Young people tell their personal experiences of being injured on the job. Family members share their stories of having lost a loved one. New workers and e...
Counting and Symbolizing
The Monsters are invited to help Cousin Digit do an inventory of fish at his fish store. Because the fish move around, it is difficult to get an accurate count. A variety of counting strategies help the Monsters understand one-to-one correspondence.
The Monsters learn how to recognize, describe, extend and create patterns. One Monster starts and asks the next to continue - but what exactly makes a pattern and how can it be extended? Other Monsters decorate their rooms with flip patterns, number patterns and growth patterns.