Learning Opportunity

Indigenous education is Canadian Education

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Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Tammy Johnston
Date:September 29, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-AB-064
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit (FNMI) and TRC

Target Audience

Teachers, School based Administrators, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, District Leaders/Consultants, Educational/Instructional Assistant,

Also Recommended For

Specialists who work directly with students

About this Learning Opportunity

Why is including FNMI ways of knowing and being and land-based learning necessary for our students' understanding of their own personal understanding of being a Canadian? Moving forward with a spirit of reconciliation means that integrating indigenous education into our daily lessons should become as normal as creating any lesson plan. Teaching students about being Canadian means that indigenous content needs to be integrated. Resources, curriclum and experiences will be included!

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #3: Embodying Visionary Leadership
  • #5: Supporting the Application of Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #5: Applying Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Tammy Johnston

Tammy is Metis and her family is from Selkirk, Manitoba.  Her current practice focuses on indigenous education, particularly curriculum creation and her last project was a partnership with Ignite Centre for e-Learning and Kee Tas Kee Now Tribal Council to create lessons for their Outreach program for Grades 7 to 9 using indigenous ways of knowing and being and land-based learning. ... Read more »