Author Archives: lauragroome

About lauragroome

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.

Moving Locations

So I went to add a video link to the site today, and low and behold I was unable to without upgrading.  While I understand the need for WordPress to make an income, seeing as this site’s intention is to … Continue reading

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Short Stories and poetry

I often come across Indigenous short stories and poetry.  I thought that I should create a separate section just for them, so below you will find a collection of different stories that can be used in your classes on a … Continue reading

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Seven Grandfather Teaching Lesson Plan

I came across this lesson plan while I was searching for other things, and while it is by no means perfect, I think that there is some good stuff that can be adapted for many classes and many age groups. … Continue reading

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Dragon Fly consulting services Canada

While doing some research for an upcoming PD day, where I will be facilitating some learning with my colleagues about Indigenous Land based learning, I happened across the Dragon Fly consulting services Canada website. “Dragonfly Consulting Services Canada works with … Continue reading

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Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls

This is a topic near and dear to my heart.  It has taken me awhile to dive into the collection of resources as it can be triggering for me.  When I was in high school I had a good friend … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Awareness Campaign

I had a student create an assignment for the class as part of their culminating project, I think it was an interesting exercise to get students to think about their own education and how they should play a part in … Continue reading

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Grassy Narrows

I recently attended a workshop about Grassy Narrows and the River Walk Campaign.  The facilitator was kind enough to share the workshop documents with those of us who attended, and although it is not a specific lesson or unit plan … Continue reading

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