ARPDC Professional Development Resources
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Fatty Legs Webinars & Resources

This archived two part webinar series is about the book ‘fatty legs’ which shares the story of Margaret’s experience in a residential school. This resource is focused on professional development for teachers. This resource supports a student/classroom connection and an Alberta Education program or initiative. This resource supports understanding of the historical, social, economic and political implications of treaties and agreements with First Nations, Métis and Inuit. This resource supports understanding of the historical, social, economic and political implications of the legacy of residential schools and of the impacts of intergenerational trauma on learner development. This resource focuses on the use of programs of study in the development of knowledge and understanding of, and respect for, the First Nations, Métis and Inuit. It focuses on the use of resources that accurately reflect and demonstrate the strength and diversity of First Nations, Métis and Inuit. This resource focuses on opportunities for school staff and students to gain knowledge and understanding of, and respect for, the histories, cultures, languages, contributions, perspectives, experiences and current contexts of First Nations, Métis and Inuit.

URL:http://empoweringthespirit.ca/fatty-legs-webinar-series/
Type(s):Text Resource, Webinars
Focus(s):English/Language Arts, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Literacy, Social Studies
Audience(s):Teachers
Teaching Quality Standards:
  • Apply knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
  • Support knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Keyword(s):Critical Thinking, FNMI, Indigenous, Inquiry, Reading, Writing
Level(s):Elementary, Junior High
Date Posted:November 21, 2016