AUDIENCE: ALL MEMBERS OF THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO ENROLL. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, TEACHERS, EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANTS, BUS DRIVERS, SUPPORT STAFF, AND PARENTS.
The Education for Reconciliation eCourse provides a learning pathway for all members of a school community to deepen their awareness and understanding of 'Foundational Knowledge' as it pertains to Alberta's Indigenous Peoples. This eLearning opportunity is intended to help participants create shared understandings of the diverse First Nations, Métis, and Inuit culture and traditions, values and attitudes, and of historical and contemporary realities of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people in Alberta.
The Education for Reconciliation eCourse is designed for all members of a school community, and is accessible by participants 24/7 to accommodate the busy schedules of those wishing to participate in this dynamic learning opportunity.
Join us for this self-paced eLearning opportunity where participants will have the ability to:
As you go through this course you may find that you have questions about the content, or reflection questions to take yourself a little deeper.
To meet this need, we have our wonderfully experienced consultant Donna Ross, popping into some of the discussion forums and joining us for a wrap-up Q&A gathering. The Q&A is an optional enrichment for your learning. Bring your questions and join us for some great conversation.
Q&A will be via Zoom, from 4:30pm - 6:30pm on Monday, March 15th .
Facilitated by: Wanda Dechant with guest apperances by Donna Ross
Donna Rossis currently contracted with the Calgary Regional Consortium to provide Education for Reconciliation and Foundational Knowledge of Alberta’s First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. She brings a strong understanding of literacy and storytelling from an Indigenous perspective.
Wanda Dechantis a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium. Her role includes supporting teachers, E.A.’s, school admin, learning coaches and parents in the area of K-12 Math. Wanda began teaching math and science in 2000, her teaching experience extends from grades 7 – 12. For the past 6 years Wanda’s work has included a focus on K-6 Mathematics. Three critical aspects of learning that Wanda embeds into her sessions include:
Wanda is part of the development team for the Elementary Math Professional Learning project.
Registration Deadline: February 21, 2021
Participants will receive an email invitation with login instructions from PowerSchool Learning on the date the course opens.
This self-paced course will be open from February 22nd - March 26th 2021. Sorry, no extensions will be provided.Sorry, no extensions will be provided.
Estimated time of completion of the full eCourse is approximately 15-20 hours. Total completion time will vary for individuals dependent on level of participation within the course.