|Located at:||FFCA - Learning Centre|
|110 - 7000 Railway St. SE, Calgary, AB|
Target Audience: K-3 teachers, educational assistants, parents, administrators and guidance councellors are encouraged to attend.
This session will focus on how Indigenous ways of knowing can be infused in the K-3 ELA curriculum using specific Indigenous picture books and learning approaches. The session will demonstrate how literature can meet and connect numerous curricular outcomes as well as increase student and teacher foundational knowledge of Indigenous histories, cultures, and values. A list of free recommended literature and foundational knowledge resources will be shared with participants.
Rosalind Schniederis an Instructional Coach with Golden Hills School Division and is a Member of the Métis Nation of Alberta. She is passionate about assessment, authentic learning opportunities and embedding Indigenous ways of knowing and doing into any curriculum.
Kim Tackaberryis a Designer of Professional Learning with the Calgary Regional Consortium. Her areas of focus include literacy and inclusive education. She is presently continuing her Master of Education Studies at Queen's University, specializing in literacy. Kim’s teaching career spans over 30 years, ten as a classroom teacher at Foothills Academy Society, a school specializing in children with Learning Disabilities and ADHD. Kim has designed several e-courses for teachers, titles include Learning Disabilities and Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Progressions.