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.
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.
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.
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
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.