ARPDC Professional Development Resources
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K-12 Infusing Indigenous Texts in Classrooms

This series was developed to help K-12 teachers delve into how they can infuse Indigenous texts in their classrooms in meaningful and respectful ways. Teachers will appreciate the Q&A format, age-appropriate literacy and discussion strategies and children’s Indigenous book recommendations. This set of materials can be used for self-study or can be used in a larger professional learning context. This series was developed by ARPDC Indigenous Consultants in collaboration with Tłı̨chǫ Dene Author, Storyteller, Educator Richard Van Camp.

Type(s):Learning Guides, Text Resource, Videos
Focus(s):First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Literacy
Audience(s):Instructional Leaders, Teachers
Teaching Quality Standards:
  • Apply knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Principal Leadership Quality Standards:
  • Support knowledge of First Nations, Métis, Inuit
Keyword(s):First Nations Métis and Inuit, FNMI, Indigenous, Language Arts, Literacy, Literature, Reading, Residential schools
Level(s):Early Learning, Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Learning Guides:8
Date Posted:February 14, 2018