Educational Web Sites

 
     
 

Children will not truly understand a concept until they have had an opportunity to reinvent it for themselves.

— Piaget

 
 
Saskatchewan Stories

Saskatchewan Stories
A national and international award-winning site! It is a resource for Saskatchewan Grade 4 Social Studies that uses stories, archival drawings and photos, streaming video and a unique Time Machine portal to allow students to visit Saskatchewan from the early 1600s to the present day. Through the stories and maps, they learn about our different cultural heritages, traditions, lifestyles, histories, industries and geography.

Project lead, research, writing, graphic design and authoring by Adria Interactive Multimedia
Funding for the project provided by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
Videos researched, written, produced, shot and edited by Susan Risk, Live Wire Video Productions, Inc.
Research consultant and editor, Bill Armstrong, Armstrong Communications
French translation provided by, Nicolle Sauvage, Allset Translations
Additional acknowledgements available on the web site.

The Great Depression

The Great Depression and its Legacy in Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan was hard-hit during that period in history known throughout the prairies as The Dirty Thirties. Does this still affect the province? You bet it does! This is a simple educational web site for Grade 12 students, loaded with information and tons of archival photographs and materials.

Project lead, graphic design and authoring by Adria Interactive Multimedia
Funding for the project provided by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
Videos researched, produced, shot and edited by Susan Risk, Live Wire Video Productions, Inc.
Research and writing, Bill Armstrong, Armstrong Communications
French translation provided by, Francoise Stoppa

Saskatchewan Artists Ignite

Saskatchewan Artists Ignite
A web site for highschool and older, designed to encourage young inexperienced artists to look at and create art. A candid discussion from the artists as they virtually take you by the hand to talk about their greatest passion — art! Turn your speakers on.

Project lead and authoring by Adria Interactive Multimedia
Funding for the project provided by the Saskatchewan Ministry of Education
Based on narratives by Robin Poitras, dance artist; Michele Sereda, theatre artist; Neal McLeod, visual artist; and David Lawlor, musician and composer.
Interviewing by Joyce Sotski and Donna Kriekle
Research and concept consultations provided by Donna Kriekle
French translation provided by Allset Translation
French narration by Annette Campagne, Karoline Benoît, Michel Lalonde, and David Lawlor

Additional acknowledgements available on the web site.

 
     
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