ARPDC Professional Development Resources
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Photovoice: is a participatory action research method that employs photography and group dialogue as a means for marginalized individuals to deepen their understanding of a community issue or concern. The visual images and accompanying stories are the tools used to reach policy- and decision-makers. The aim of this research method is to improve conditions by making changes at the community level. (A Practical Guide to PhotoVoice) This resource supports a student/classroom connection and an Alberta Education program or initiative.

Type(s):Text Resource, Videos
Focus(s):First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Wellness
Audience(s):Education Assistants, 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):Community, Culture, First Nations Métis and Inuit, FNMI, Health and Life Skills, Indigenous, Inquiry, Wellness
Level(s):Elementary, Junior High, Senior High
Date Posted:November 22, 2016