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The First Nation, Metis & Inuit Education Association of Ontario (formally NEAO), the Provincial Subject Association for teachers of First Nation, Metis & Inuit Studies and Native Languages will be facilitating summer institutes during the summer of 2016.
Please see the following for information regarding each of our summer institutes.
Revitalizing Our Classrooms with Indigenous Thinking
Facilitators: Colinda Clyne & Jodie Williams
July 11-13, New Credit & Six Nations (Bear’s Inn for accommodations)
Taking place in traditional lodges alongside Elders, this workshop will help educators understand Indigenous Worldviews and Ways of Knowing, the essential first steps in reconciliation. Strategies and resources will be shared on how to effectively embed culturally appropriate education into a variety of subjects areas.
Facilitator: Mary Ann Naokwegijig-Corbiere
July 20-22, Sudbury
This summer institute will provide teachers of Nishnaabemwin (Ojibwe) with an understanding of the grammatical framework of this language that will enable them to utilize language resources that exist to teach the language from a communicative perspective.
Decolonizing Our Elementary Classrooms: Focusing on Mathematics and Social Justice Issues (Grades 1-8)
Facilitators: Michelle Brown & Tina DeCastro
July 25-27, Windsor
Explore ways of decolonizing pedagogical practices at the elementary level particularly in the areas of Mathematics and Social Justice. Examine the connection between Indigenous knowledge and Mathematics and learn new ways to engage your students through authentic and meaningful hands-on lessons.
Kakina ni Dodem (“All My Relations”) A workshop on Culturally Responsive Indigenous Education (ECE and JK-12)
Facilitators: Marg Boyle, Elaine Kicknosway & Carol Windmill
Aug 10-12, Ottawa
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