Teacher Sources

Internet Sources

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://groundworkforchange.org  As stated on the website,”Groundwork for Change was built to provide access to information to help non-Indigenous (settler) peoples grow relationships with Indigenous peoples that are rooted in justice and solidarity.  This site is meant to support people who are asking questions and want to learn more in respectful and useful ways.”

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/aboriginal/secExpectations.html this government of Canada site has convenient guides to identify expectations in the secondary curriculum that provide opportunities to bring Aboriginal perspectives into the classroom, for a variety of subjects

http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/aboriginal/secStrategies.html this government of Canada site has professionally developed teaching strategies, designed to help Ontario teachers bring Aboriginal perspectives into the classroom, for a variety of Secondary subjects.

http://education.alberta.ca/teachers/resources/cross/ourwordsourways.aspx this resource provides information about First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) cultures and perspectives, and sample strategies for meeting the needs and recognizing the gifts of FNMI students.

http://www.ccl-cca.ca/CCL/Reports/LessonsInLearning/LinL20070116_Ab_sci_edu.html this site discusses the cultural divide in science education for Aboriginal learners



UN Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples

OSSTF Common Threads_Full Circle – First Nations, Métis, Inuit Ways of Knowing

To go along with the OSSTF document you can find a video with the stories of 6 young FNMI students struggle with identity at the following site:



TARP (Toronto Aboriginal Research Project) final report 2011


EFP 10-11 Teacher Resource Guide Final  This English resource guide from British Columbia has some great ideas.


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I am a high school teacher for the Toronto District School Board, this site is meant for my students to have greater access to what is going on in class and to raise some topics of interest.
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