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Workshop: Authentic First Peoples Resources for Grades K-7, March 17


also, the 2 resources mentioned below are downloadable:

First Nations Education Steering Committee
Professional Development Workshop for Teachers 

Authentic First Peoples Resources for Grades K-7

March 17, 2014
Vancouver, Coast Plaza Hotel & Suites

Event News and Registration:

Learn how to build authentic First Peoples materials your instruction and assessment practices!

This workshop offers time to explore available resources and for professional conversations and networking around authentic First Peoples resources. All participants will receive a copy of the resources Authentic First Peoples Resources for use in K-7 Classrooms and In Our Own Words: Bringing Authentic First Peoples Content to the K-3 Classroom, which include lesson plans, curriculum connections, assessment resources and suggested texts. First Nations Education Steering Committee Literacy Coach, Ruth Darby, will be the lead workshop facilitator.

FNESC, the First Nations Schools Association and the provincial government continue to develop First Peoples curriculum and classroom resources with the goal of increasing Aboriginal student achievement and creating more inclusive schools that reflect First Nations issues and realities.

About the Event
  • Eligibility to attend: First Nations school, public school and independent school teachers are invited to register.  Registration is free of charge.
  • Breakfast:  8:30 am; workshop 9 am to 4:30 pm; breakfast and lunch provided.
All participants are responsible for booking their own hotel accommodation.   When booking,
quote FNESC First Peoples Literacy Meeting to get the negotiated rate.  Please book early for the negotiated rate.

  • Coast Plaza Hotel and Suites, 1763 Comox St., Vancouver Reservations: (604) 688-7711