Learning Opportunity

Get Ready for National Indigenous Peoples Month

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Facilitator: Holly Brandsma
Date:May 15, 2024
Time:4:15 pm to 5:15 pm MTN
No Charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-AB-549
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit and TRC

Target Audience

Teachers, Parents

Also Recommended For

School-based Administrators, Instructional/Learning Coaches, Educational/Instructional Assistants

About this Learning Opportunity

June is National Indigenous Peoples History Month and June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day.  Rupertsland Centre for Teaching and Learning is excited to share new activities that teach about, celebrate, and honour Métis people and culture.  Participants will learn about the diversity and uniqueness of Métis culture and traditions while examining authentic resources & activities that will support planning for National Indigenous Peoples Month.

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

About the Facilitator

Holly Brandsma

Holly Brandsma, is a proud Métis woman, Educator, mother and wife connected to the historical Métis community of mânitow
sâkahikanihk - Lac Ste Anne and resides in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan - Edmonton. Holly has facilitated learning in various capacities
such as consulting, as a curriculum coordinator and has taught from K-12 for over 20 years. Holly is reclaiming language and
cultural ways of knowing and being and loves being on the land. Holly is passionate and committed to advancing Métis education
as a Metis Education and Learning Initiatives Consultant with Rupertsland Center for Teaching and Learning.