Aboriginal Beliefs, Values & Aspirations Teachers Resource

SKU: 9780135107478

GoodMinds.com, Pearson Education
Grade Levels:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Pearson Education
Copyright Date:

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Aboriginal Beliefs, Values, and Aspirations Teacher Resource is a 340-page binder and CD package written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 11 course (NBV3C).  Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this Teacher Guide and Student Text utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers.  Teacher Guide authors included: Dean Cummingham, Jim Hollander, Nancy Peters, Tanya Senk, Jenise Boland, Cathy Fraccaro, Suzanne K. Keeptwo, and Suzanne Methot. The 9 chapters are organized into 4 key units:  Spirit of the Land; Diverse Identities; Sovereignty and Self-Determination; and Resilience, Renewal, and Rejuvenation. Specific topics include Worldviews, Teaching Rocks, the land is sacred, hunting and fishing rights, Aboriginal identities, stereotypes, lacrosse, families and communities, leadership, governance, we are all treaty people, Ipperwash, urban issues, education and languages.   The Teacher Guide discusses Teaching Considerations; Unit Lesson Plans; detailed chapter content background, assessment and evaluation, and end of chapter activities. For example each chapter includes ideas for setting the context of the chapter, Info Spots, Curriculum Focus, Cross-Curricular Connections, Sensitive or Controversial Issues, Word Notes, Assessment Opportunities, Using the Chapter Opener, Explore the Big Ideas; and Line Master Thumbnails. The CD contains the entire 340-pages guide in PDF format; curriculum correlation chart; modifiable line masters (includes Oneida Thanksgiving Address in English & Oneida; sports logos); modifiable assessment masters (27 GAM sample rubric sample masters); answers to student textbook questions and LMs; and a Help/Instructions section. Details about Instructional Design; Developing Critical Thinking; Approaches to Strategies and Learning; Differentiation; Assessment and Evaluation; and Presenting a Balanced Perspective are provided. The Student Text was approved for the Trillium List Fall 2011.

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