THIS IS A WORK IN PROGRESS … It is not quite user friendly for students and teachers as of Feb. 16, 2016.
That said, there are useful pieces in here.
FYI, Wab Kinew, Aboriginal Leader and Social Justice Speaker, in ETFO Voice, Fall 2015 suggests educators look specifically at the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Recommendations 62, 63 and 64 to infuse Aboriginal realities in all classrooms.
These resources are meant for Ardagh teachers AND students are welcome to use these too.
Board level overview of why this matters < Click if you want to see the justications.
SCDSB Board Plan 2013-14 … All students will benefit from classroom instruction and specific interventions that are informed by provincial, system and classroom assessments, and achievement and learning skills trends for specific student groups including but not limited to First Nation, Metis and Inuit, Special Education, English Language Learners and gender.”
SCDSB Beliefs … If schools implement the First Nation, Metis and Inuit Best Practices document and use the resources provided to schools, then First Nation, Metis and Inuit students will see themselves reflected in the curriculum and we will build the knowledge of students and staff about the rich cultures and histories of aboriginal people.
FNMI Book Resources at ARDAGH Most of these books are in EASY READ, Non-Fiction and Teacher Resource sections of Ardagh’s library. We have many more excellent titles not listed here.
General Link to get you to the main menu: