Monthly Archives: March 2015

Identity Unit Plan for NAC10

Summary: This unit focuses on exploring and deepening understanding of identity, both of self and others, through the use of a variety of artistic and dramatic forms and conventions. Students will work with First Nations, Métis and Inuit visual art, … Continue reading

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Internet Sources: Politics, the media and other useful sites

http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/  This is the government of Canada’s Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Website http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/as-sa/99-011-x/99-011-x2011001-eng.cfm  Statistics Canada’s latest information on FNMI people in this country based on the 2011 National Household survey.  It is important to note that some reserves and … Continue reading

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Residential Schools

Internet Sites http://www.trc.ca/websites/trcinstitution/index.php?p=3 This is the official site of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, there are lots of videos and resources that can be used. this Vimeo site contains 193 different videos put together by the Truth and Reconciliation … Continue reading

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Internet Sources: Math and Science

http://web.uvic.ca/~tpelton/fn-math/ this site has games and worksheets which pertain to probability with dice and guessing games. http://demo.westat.com/t2tweb/NativeAmerican/Wigwametry.asp Wigwametry focuses on teaching geometry through the scale-model construction of a traditional structure. http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/deepeningknowledge/Teacher_Resources/Curriculum_Resources_%28by_subjects%29/Math/index.html A variety of Mathematics lesson ideas for a variety … Continue reading

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Internet Sources: Math and Science

http://www.usask.ca/education/ccstu/welcome.html this resource has six units which explore biology, physics, astronomy, etc.  (Click on the main menu link at the bottom of the page) http://www.nativetech.org/ this site provides ideas and information on Aboriginal technological knowledge http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/abed/shared.pdf this resource looks at … Continue reading

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Internet Sources: The Arts

http://lawrencepaulyuxweluptun.com/ this is the personal web page for artist Lawrence Paul Yuxweluptun http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ic/cdc/cape_dorset/index1.html this site links the graphic work of some of the famous artists from the community of Cape Dorset with the memories, myths and legends of elders from … Continue reading

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Internet Sources: Pedagogy

http://www.whatilearnedinclasstoday.com/ a research project that explores difficult discussions of Aboriginal issues that take place in classrooms at the University of British Columbia. http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/aboriginal/elemExpectations.html this government of Canada site has convenient guides to identify expectations in the elementary curriculum that provide … Continue reading

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