Videos are listed chronologically by date added, beginning with the most recent
Decomposition: Kindergarten to Grade 3
In this 30-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of decomposition - the breaking down of a problem into smaller parts to make the problem easier to solve. Students will also begin to explore the computational concepts of sequences and loops.
Decomposition: Grades 4-6
In this 45-minute broadcast, students will explore the computational thinking skill of decomposition - the breaking down of a problem into smaller parts to make the problem easier to solve. Students will also begin to explore the computational concepts of sequences and loops.
Ramone experiences bullying due to his autism and being transgender. Ramone is thoughtful in telling his story and he reminds us to be respectful of everyone.
Nina talks about her experience as a newcomer and the differences in acceptance of the LGBTQ community from Uganda to Canada.
How to Support Trans Students
This young man describes his experience about being a transgender student in his school and the support that is needed from school staff for him to maintain positive mental health.
Youth describe how important having a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) is in the school. A GSA is a safe and accepting space for both LGBTQ youth and allies. LGBTQ youth also talk about their experience in a school.
Youth describe how critical family support is when young people come out to their families and friends.
Andy describes his journey as a transgender youth, the issues he faces and the support he receives from his father and friends. Andy starts a Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) in his school with the support of his teacher.
Advice for Teachers
Youth offer suggestions to help create inclusive environments, such as using the proper pronouns, address bullying behaviour and accept LGBTQ youth for who they are.
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 5. Mr. Charles Builds a House/Poor Porcupine
Episode 1A: Mr. Charles Builds A House - Randy and Katie search for the perfect location for an atim (dog) house. Randy mistakenly thinks Mr. Charles wants a club house and thinks a tree might be the perfect location. Eventually, he realizes what atim means and they go about learning how to be am...
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 8. Kids Don't Go to Caves/The Perfect Log
Episode 1A: Kids Don't Go to Caves - Randy and Katie believe they have to venture into a cave to find a apahkwâcîs (bat) for their friend Zach's birthday. In fact, they are supposed to get a mihkinâhk (turtle). Episode 1B: The Perfect Log - Cree Elder Louis asks Randy to take a osâwipak (pumpkin...
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 7. The Cold Truth/Mrs. Charles Bakes a Cake
Episode 1A: The Cold Truth - Randy learns about adapting to the changing of seasons. Takwakin (fall) is coming and Mrs. Charles needs help organizing her akocikan (closet). Episode 1B: Mrs. Charles Bakes a Cake - Mrs. Charles has to bake a cake, so Randy and Katie are on the hunt for a missing i...
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 6. Mr. Charles Wants to Sleep/Light up the Party
Episode 1A: Mr. Charles Wants to Sleep - Mr. Charles needs to cover his miskîsikwa (eyes) so he can sleep during the day. Randy mistakenly thinks he needs to cover his mihtawakaya (ears), so he tries to make him some earplugs. Episode 1B: Light Up the Party - Randy has to get wâsaskocînikanisa (c...
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 4. Quiet Cheer/Scrambled Words
Episode 1A: Quiet Cheer - Mrs. Charles is writing a book and Louis tells Randy to make sure she has kipihtowêwin (silence). Louis thinks she needs support and encouragement so goes about cheering and making noise (pihtâkosiwinw). Episode 1B: Scrambled Words - Randy and his neighbours gather toge...
Louis Says. Season 2, Episode 3. No Hard Fillings/Sweet Jewelry
Episode 1A: No Hard Fillings - Randy must take something thôskâw (soft) and maskawâw (hard) to Mrs. Charles so she can make a doll. Episode 1B: Sweet Jewelry - Randy must use beads to make a birthday present. Louis asks him to make a kiskinawâcihôkispison (bracelet) and a tâpiskâkanîmin (necklac...