Learning Opportunity

Residential Schools and the ramifications for our students

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Webinar will be recorded
Facilitator: Tammy Johnston
Date:November 24, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-AB-145
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

Non-Indigenous peoples have been mostly shocked about what has been discovered on the sites of these schools, but Indigenous people were not. Canada's Indian Act has left a terrible legacy for FNMI people and many misconceptions of the people come from this, including Residental Schools. Now is a time for healing, and educators are an important part of the process.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community
  • #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 »