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        The Hunting Dogs of Papua New Guinea

        Media Credits:

        A co-production of Thirteen/WNET New York and Tigress Productions Limited.


        Nature: "Dogs That Changed the World"

        Learn more about the Nature film "Dogs That Changed the World."

        Project Credits:

        VITAL/Ready to Teach is a production of Thirteen/WNET. Major funding for this project was provided by the U.S. Department of Education.

        Production Credits

        Project Management

        Sandy Goldberg, Project Director

        Jon Rubin, Director of State and Local Education Services

        Ronald Thorpe, Vice President and Director of Education

        Resource Production Team

        Sybil Berry, Producer

        Julie Berteletti, Producer

        Mary Kennedy, Associate Producer

        Sehem Hazin, Writer/Project Manager

        Mariam Salari, Research Associate

        Interns: Jiyeon Lee, Julie Angiolillo and Deepa Dubey

        Web Production and Development

        Brian Patrick Lee, Technical Director

        Ari Russo, Lead Web Developer

        Daniel Drake and Chie Witt, Web Video Production

        Math Content Development

        Jere Confrey, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

        Alan P. Maloney, Ph.D., North Carolina State University

        Robert Krech, West Windsor-Plainsboro Schools

        ELA Content Development

        Sybil Berry

        Jenna Bonistalli

        Cindy Lassonde, Ph.D., SUNY College at Oneonta

        Mariam Salari

        Jeanne Swafford, Ph.D., Mississippi State University

        Melissa Wadsworth-Miller, Tonawanda City School District


        Donna Alvermann, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor of Language and Literacy Education, University of Georgia

        Jere Confrey, Ph.D., Joseph D. Moore Distinguished Professor, Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education, NC State University

        Richard Lesh, Ph.D., Professor and Program Head of Learning Sciences, Co-Director Center for Research on Learning and Technology, Indiana University

        Steven A. Sanchez, Ph.D., Associate Superintendent for Learning, Teaching, and Research, Las Cruces Public Schools, Las Cruces, NM

        Milton Chen, Ph.D., Executive Director, The George Lucas Research Foundation

        Christopher Dede, Ph.D., Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies, Harvard University

        James Pellegrino, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor in Psychology and Education, Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Learning, Instruction and Teacher Development, University of Illinois at Chicago

        Project Evaluation

        EDC's Center for Children and Technology, Formative Evaluation

        Hezel Associates, Summative Evaluation

        Resource Credits

        Art 21

        Billy Luther

        David Grubin Productions

        Devillier Donegan Enterprises, L.P.

        Education Development Center

        Entara Limited

        Image Impact, Ltd.


        Jazz at Lincoln Center

        JTN Productions

        Kentucky Educational Television

        Louisiana Public Broadcasting

        Michael Sporn Animation, Inc./Jtaltoons Corp

        Mike Birkhead Associates

        National Geographic Television

        Nelvana International Limited


        Steps International

        Thirteen/WNET New York

        Tigress Productions Limited

        Wall to Wall Television, Limited

        Weston Woods


        WGBH Educational Foundation

        World of Wonder

        Special thanks to AFTRA and AF of M for granting permission to use segments produced with participation of their members.

        The contents of this production were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.  However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Department or any other part of the Federal Government.

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