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Straightlaced

With a fearless look at a highly charged subject, Straightlaced unearths how popular pressures around gender and sexuality are confining American teens. Their stories reflect a diversity of experiences, demonstrating how gender role expectations and homophobia are interwoven, and illustrating the different ways that these expectations connect with culture, race and class. From girls confronting media messages about culture and body image to boys who are sexually active just to prove they aren’t gay, this fascinating array of students opens up with brave, intimate honesty about the toll that deeply held stereotypes and rigid gender policing have on all our lives. (Grades 9-12)

Date/Year: 
2009
Grade Level: 
7-9
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Digital Citizenship
Health
Course: 
Digital Citizenship
Running Time : 
67 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Super Sports Fun

Ms. Frizzle and her class explore the world of physical education in these three "Magic School Bus" episodes featuring the voice of Lily Tomlin. Ms. Frizzle combines Ralphie's love of baseball with Dorothy Ann's love of physics in a frictionless baseball game in "Plays Ball." In "Works Out," Ms. Frizzle competes in the annual Teacherathalon against the school's muscle-bound gym teacher, Mr. Sinew, prompting the kids to take a tour of her circulatory system. Finally, Arnold's brings an object that motivates Ms. Frizzle to take the class on an archeological dig in "Shows and Tells." (3 DVDs)

Date/Year: 
2004
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
Health
Science
Running Time : 
90 min.
Price: 4.86 CAD

Suzuki Speaks

Suzuki Speaks captures the passion and vision of world-renowned scientist and environmentalist Dr David Suzuki, who delivers the most important message of his career. He speaks about humans and our place in the universe. His is a fresh perspective and a timely catalyst. This is a documentary that you won't just watch - you'll experience! In a stunning fusion of compositing, 3D effects and live footage, this video breaks new ground. Visual effects artist Torrance Hurd and his team peer into the mind of a top scientist. (2003 ; 45 min.)

Date/Year: 
2003
Grade Level: 
10-12
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Course: 
Economics
Global Geography
Sociology 12
Running Time : 
45 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Symbols of Canada

Every country has its own set of unique symbols that establish an identity that sets it apart from other nations in the world. Symbols also tell a story of a nation, its people, environment and history but, perhaps even more important, symbols embody what a nation represents, both to other nations and to its citizens. This video introduces students to the Symbols of Canada. Appropriate for grades 3-6.

Date/Year: 
2008
Grade Level: 
P-3
4-6
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection I

Talespinners, Collection 1, for ages 5-9, explores a range of multicultural themes - identity, diversity, belonging, traditions and ceremonies, learning to fit in, the value of principles and convictions. Adapted from books, each film is based on an acclaimed cross-cultural children's story that will engage young viewers with appealing characters and dynamic storylines, while sparking their imaginations with finely crafted animation.

Titles in this series: The Chinese Violin -- Friends of Kwan Ming -- From Far Away -- Lights for Gita -- Roses Sing on New Snow -- Christopher Changes his Name -- Christopher, Please Clean Up Your Room! -- The Magic of Anansi. (2002 ; 56 min.)

Date/Year: 
2002
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
56 min.
Price: 3.24 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Asthma Tech

Filmmaker Jonathan Ng turns the notion of *otherness* on its head in his animation film, Asthma Tech. In this semi-autobiographical whimsy, young Winston is burdened by the hardships of chronic asthma and isn’t able to participate in the everyday activities of his peers and classmates. Winston copes with the predicament through his vivid imagination and with paper and crayons, and on one particularly rainy afternoon his talents and skills save the day. Winston discovers that the magic of imagination has the power to bridge, transform and empower. (2007 ; 8 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
8 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Jaime Lo, small and shy

Written by Lillian Chan, this film follows Jaime Lo, a shy Chinese-Canadian girl, who observes the world around her through her drawings. When Jaime's father is sent to Hong Kong for a year-long work assignment, Jaime must use her creativity to cope with his absence. This story offers us a lighthearted glimpse into a common dilemma that many immigrant families face, where one parent must work overseas in order to provide for the rest of the family back home. (2007 ; 8 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
8 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Maq and the Spirit of the Woods

Maq and the Spirit of the Woods is the story of Maq, a Mi'gmaq boy who realizes his potential with the help of inconspicuous mentors. When an elder in the community offers him a small piece of pipestone, Maq carves a little person out of it. Proud of his work, the boy wants to impress his grandfather and journeys through the woods to find him. Along the path Maq meets a curious traveller named Mi'gmwesu. Together they share stories, medicine, laughter and song. Maq begins to care less about making a good impression and more about sharing the knowledge and spirit he's found through his creation. It is only when Maq joins his grandfather that he understands who Mi'gmwesu really is. Maq and the Spirit of the Woods is adapted from stories told to artist Phyllis Grant when she was a child. Her father, Mi'gmaq folklorist Gilbert Sewell, reprises his role as storyteller in this animated tale about Creation and discovering resources within to help build self-confidence and strength. (2007 ; 9 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
9 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Mind Me Good Now

Childhood is a land we all share. But when Guyana, Trinidad, Mozambique and Canada pool their talents, the land is pure enchantment. Mind Me Good Now is an animated folktale about Tina and Dalby. When the two children disobey their mama, the consequences are almost tragic. However, Tina's resourcefulness and cunning outwit the wicked cacoya and send them running back into their mama's forgiving arms. Author Lynette Comissiong draws her tale from generations of Trinidadian storytellers. Their stories have built-in moral values to help guide the children. Mind Me Good Now, with its brilliant colours, Caribbean flavour and African score, serves up a useful lesson in bright wrappings - multicultural style. (2007 ; 9 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
9 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Oma's Quilt

Oma's Quilt is based in the book written by Paulette Bourgeois and is about love, life and change. Oma's home for half a lifetime is brimming with memories that warm her heart yet bring tears to her eyes. On this day, her house stands empty, all the fragments of her life packed neatly into boxes. Oma is moving from Maple Street, where she lived for most of her life, to a senior's residence where she doesn't know anyone. Watching these events unfold is granddaughter Emily, a young girl full of wide-eyed enthusiasm. She senses that her grandmother isn't sure she will like her new home. Wishing to help, Emily does something to ease the burden of such a momentous change in all their lives. (2007 ; 13 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
13 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: The Girl Who Hated Books

Books are everywhere in Meena's house - in cupboards, drawers and even piled up the stairs! Her parents love to read but Meena never even opens a book! When her cat Max accidentally knocks down a huge stack of books, heroes, heroines and animals with attitude come to life and pandemonium reigns. Meena finds a unique solution to get the characters back in the books, and nothing, as they say, is the same after that. Based on the story by Manjusha Pawagi. (2007 ; 8 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
8 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

Talespinners. Collection II: Tzaritza

Lili misses her grandma, her Baba, who lives near the Black Sea. On the seashore, Lili once found a tzaritza, a magic shell that grants one wish. The little girl soon hatches a clever plan to bring her grandma to Montreal and make her father a happy man... Theodore Ushev combines warmth, humour, magic and reality as he explores Bulgaria through the eyes of a six-year-old girl. The lively, luminous images are complemented by the music of Normand Roger. A fantastic journey set in motion by a magic shell. (2007 ; 7 min.)

Date/Year: 
2007
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Course: 
Stories on Film
Running Time : 
7 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

The Drawing

A young boy encounters critics' barbs early when his teacher and classmates ridicule his pencil sketch of a dinosaur. Staying true to his artistic temperament literally takes the 10-year old to society's fringes and makes his re-entry into playground politics an exercise in exile. Beautifully and starkly shot, this stylish drama deftly accesses the intense focus of a child's imagination. (2004 ; 20 min.)

Date/Year: 
2004
Grade Level: 
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
Anti-Bullying and Self Esteem
Running Time : 
20 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

The Sweater

In this animated short, Roch Carrier recounts the most mortifying moment of his childhood. At a time when all his friends worshipped Maurice "Rocket" Richard and wore his number 9 Canadiens hockey jersey, he was mistakenly sent a Toronto Maple Leafs jersey from Eaton's. Unable to convince his mother to send it back, he must face his friends wearing the colours of the opposing team. This short film, based on the book The Hockey Sweater, is an NFB classic that appeals to hockey lovers of all ages. (1980 ; 11 min.)

Date/Year: 
1980
Grade Level: 
7-9
Subject Area/s: 
English Language Arts
Running Time : 
11 min.
Price: 1.62 CAD

This is Daniel Cook

This series features six-year old Daniel Cook. Inquisitive and intelligent, Daniel explores the world around him through his own candid questions which quickly disarm everyone he meets, resulting in a show that entertains as well as it teaches. Simple, pure, and honest, this is a series that allows children to view everything from Daniel's perspective, seeing what he sees and learning what he learns. Each episode consists of five six-minute segments. Episode 1: At the police station. At the fire station. At the market. Building a sidewalk. On a train. -- Episode 2: At a street festival. At the doctor. At the dentist. At the zoo. With the Earth Rangers (2004 ; 60 min.)

Date/Year: 
2004
Grade Level: 
P-3
Subject Area/s: 
Social Studies
Running Time : 
60 min.
Price: 3.24 CAD

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