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Don McGillivray, Principal of Ataguttaaluk Elementary School

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28 May 2010

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Telephone interview with Don McGillivray, Principal of Ataguttaaluk Elementary School in Igloolik, Nunavut, conducted by IsumaTV's Gabriela Gamez.

Don and Gabriela discuss the challenges facing educators in Igloolik, the use of technology in the classroom, the development of curricula in Inuktitut, and the difficulty of integrating IsumaTV into teachers' current teaching methods.

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Ḵwaan sda: IsumaTV in Igloolik

    • 4m 35s

      Igloolik's Experience Preview

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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

      uploaded date: 19-03-2010

    • 38m 14s

      Don McGillivray, Principal of Ataguttaaluk Elementary School

      uploaded by: Nathalie Kalina

      channel: IsumaTV in Igloolik

      Telephone interview with Don McGillivray, Principal of Ataguttaaluk Elementary School in Igloolik, Nunavut, conducted by IsumaTV's Gabriela Gamez.

      Don and Gabriela discuss the challenges facing educators in Igloolik, the use of technology in the classroom, the development of curricula in Inuktitut, and the difficulty of integrating IsumaTV into teachers' current teaching methods.

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      uploaded date: 28-05-2010

    • 10m 36s

      Sean Broderick

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      Sean Broderick is a Grade 11 teacher at Ataguttaaluk High School. He talks about his experience working in Igloolik, the issues facing educators in the North and the uses of IsumaTV in the classroom.

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      uploaded date: 31-03-2010

    • 3m 34s

      Maren Vsetula

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      Maren Vsetula, Director of Recreation in the municipality of Igloolik, talks about IsumaTV and its uses in her work and in the community.

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      uploaded date: 31-03-2010

    • 19m 16s

      Patricia Tidd, Grade 9 Teacher

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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.

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      uploaded date: 31-03-2010

    • 10m 36s

      Vincent Pickett, Igloolik's High School Principal

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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.

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      uploaded date: 31-03-2010

    • 11m 51s

      Daniel's Class, Grade 11

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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 interview people around the school.… Read more

      uploaded date: 31-03-2010

    • 19m 14s

      Sean's Class, Grade 11

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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

      uploaded date: 30-03-2010

    • 18m 35s

      Dean's Class, Grade 6

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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 film the teacher developed some activities and gave each one of the students an ipod.… Read more

      uploaded date: 30-03-2010

    • 7m 18s

      Introducing IsumaTV to teachers

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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.

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      uploaded date: 30-03-2010

    • 12m 57s

      Jeena's Class, Grade 2

      uploaded by: nbrusch

      channel: DIAMA

      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 objects, transportation, and traditional way of living. Then students made some drawings of what they could remember of the film.… Read more

      uploaded date: 30-03-2010