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Math First Peoples (Elem. & Sec.) Teacher Resource Guide Workshop

March 18, 2021, Virtual Workshop

The First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and First Nations Schools Association (FNSA) invite you to explore the revised FNESC/FNSA Math First Peoples (Elementary & Secondary) Teacher Resource Guide (2020) and discuss its applications in the classroom. The guide is designed for teachers of mathematics in British Columbia. It is grounded in the view that increased student success can be achieved through adjustments in pedagogy and approach that make mathematics feel more inclusive and engaging.

The guide provides suggested activities and resources for grades 4 to 12 and it includes the following units:

  • Contemporary Cultural Artefacts
  • Ceremony and Storytelling
  • “Space” and the Cosmos
  • Sustenance from the Land
  • The Built Environment
  • Sustaining the Land and Water
  • Games

At this workshop teachers will explore its Introduction/Foundations, discuss implementation of its lessons/activities, and participate in small group break-out sessions.

Eligibility

First Nations school, public school and independent school teachers are invited to attend. Max. 60 people.

There is no cost for the workshop, but registration is required.

Schedule

March 18, 2021
9:00 am to 11:30 am

Meeting Materials

Participants are invited to download the FNESC/FNSA Math (Elementary & Secondary) First Peoples Teacher Resource Guide in advance of the workshop.

Technical Details

If you have any technical questions about how to join, please contact us for assistance.

Registration

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the Zoom event.

Contact

Jaspreet Dhadiala, Administrative Assistant, Reception and Programs Jaspreetd@fnesc.ca