Learning Opportunity

Indigenous Perspectives in Technology

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Natasha Donahue
Date:May 30, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 5:30 pm MTN
Cost:
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 23-AS-389
Type:
Webinar
Focus: Assessment

Target Audience

Teachers

About this Learning Opportunity

What does technology look like from an Indigenous perspective?  What Elements of Western technological development align with indigenous worldview and what elements do not align?  Technologies are the result of our understanding of nature put into action- so how does technology look from and Indigenous epistemology?  In the 90-minute webinar, you'll explore the questions and discover how to incoporate Indigenous perspectives as you teach science, math, coding and other digital skills.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • 2. Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • 4. Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • 2. Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • 3. Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge

About the Facilitator

Natasha Donahue

Indigenous Education Specialist

 Natasha is a Métis woman living in Treaty 6 territory, in St. Albert, AB, who has a huge passion for all things science. She has been a science educator for nearly a decade, working with hands-on and virtual science programming independently and within organizations. The majority of her work as a science educator has been focused on underserved communities. Natasha loves sharing and integrating Indigenous knowledge through her education practices.