|Located at:||St. Leo Centre|
|6220 Lakeview Drive SW, Calgary, AB|
AUDIENCE: This session is designed for K-12 health, and physical education classroom teachers, Indigenous liaison staff, learning coaches and members of the learning community committed to acquiring practical project-based learning strategies that incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and learning. Resources will be shared.
How can your ‘wellness education’ learning community come together to create the understanding necessary to support Education for Reconciliation?
This opportunity will coach educators to establish goals in wellness education founded on the premise that learning communities inclusive of Indigenous Foundational Knowledge create and promote lifelong commitment to education for reconciliation.
A Practical Classroom Approach
Educators have articulated the need to incorporate practical approaches into classroom practice as a means to achieving the outcomes identified in the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action. Participants in this session will:
Have the opportunity to:
This learning opportunity is being offered through grant funding from Alberta Education.
Donna Rossis currently seconded with the Calgary Regional Consortium to provide Education for Reconciliation and Foundational Knowledge of Alberta’s First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people. With 27 years’ experience as an Indigenous educator, Donna brings passion and also a deep knowledge of First Nations, Métis, and Inuit histories, the impact of residential schools, and the infusion of Indigenous ways of knowing into Alberta curriculum and organizational culture.
Denise Petersonis part of the Calgary Regional Consortium team on Education for Reconciliation and Foundational Knowledge of Alberta’s First Nations, Metis and Inuit people. Denise has been a teacher, administrator and consultant for the past 30 years. In 2003 she worked with Siksika Education and Golden Hills School Division to open a partnership outreach school. Denise is grateful for the guidance and input she received from Elders and Knowledge Keepers and is humbled to have their encouragement to share with others to further education for reconciliation.
Includes: light snacks