Patricia Tidd, Grade 9 Teacher at the Ataguttaaluk High School in Igloolik, Nunavut shares her experience. She talks about the challenges of teaching in Igloolik grade 9, the activities that have worked for her with the students and how IsumaTV and the Inuit Culture Education can be helpful for her and her students.
Vincent Pickett, Igloolik's High School Principal, talks about his experience in the Inuit communities of the Canadian Arctic as a teacher and as a principal. He also talks about how the educational materials offered through IsumaTV can be helpful and how the teachers can use them for their classes.
The Social Studies class at 11th grade learned about
Residential Schools and watch one of the testimonies at the
Inuit Culture Education area. Students came up with some questions about
the subject and were given each one an ipod so that they could
around the school.… Read more
At the High School, 11th grade teacher gave a class on
climate change and screened 'Ukiutatuq Takuguk!' a video from the 'Inuit
Knowledge and Climate Change' project within the Inuit Culture and
Education area. The video was made for the United Nations COP-15 and was
presented in Copenhagen at Denmark's National Gallery.… Read more
At the elementary school, sixth grade students watch Maana video (a
video about climate change made by the
Inuit circus collective Artcirq) from the Inuit Culture Education site
and learned about climate change situation in the Arctic. After watching
the teacher developed some activities and gave each one of the students an
ipod.… Read more
An introduction to the DIAMA/IsumaTV and the Inuit Culture Education was
made to the principal and teachers of Ataguttaaluk
Elementary School and High School in Igloolik. Two classes at the
Elementary school and two classes of the High School had the chance to
use the Inuit
Culture Education website.
Second grade students watch the first part of Before Tomorrow film (made
by the Inuit Women collective Arnait).
In Nunavut, second grade class is given in Inuktitut so teacher used the
film as a way to teach students Inuktitut vocabulary of traditional
transportation, and traditional way of living. Then students made some
drawings of what they could remember of the film.… Read more
IsumaTV traveled to Igloolik, Nunavut (Canada) to test out IsumaTV, DIAMA and the new Inuit Culture Education site. We installed two servers in both, the Elementary and High School, to allow teachers and students to access the website at high-speed and interact with it. … Read more