Learning Opportunity

Weaving Authentic Métis Education Resources in your Classroom (pîmastîhwâkiskiyihta)

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Facilitator: Holly Brandsma
Date:October 17, 2023
Time:4:00 pm to 6:00 pm MTN
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 24-AB-005-CARC
Focus: First Nations, Métis, Inuit and TRC

Target Audience

All educators

About this Learning Opportunity

This session is designed for participants to explore several authentic recommended Métis educational materials that help to create teachable moments and provide foundational learning opportunities throughout the school year. Building your foundational knowledge about Métis will empower you to select authentic, accurate resources that honour distinct Métis perspectives to weave into your current teaching practice. Together we will explore resources designed by Métis educators that weave Métis voices into your learning.

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #5: Supporting the Application of Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #1: Fostering Effective Relationships
  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #5: Applying Foundational Knowledge about First Nations, Metis and Inuit

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Holly Brandsma

Holly Brandsma, is a proud Métis woman, Educator, mother and wife connected to the historical Métis community of mânitow sâkahikanihk - Lac Ste Anne and resides in amiskwaciy-wâskahikan - Edmonton. Holly has facilitated learning in various capacities such as consulting, as a curriculum coordinator and has taught from K-12 for over 20 years. Holly is reclaiming language and cultural ways of knowing and being and loves being on the land. Holly is passionate and... Read more »