Peuples Autochtones Du Canada Guide d'enseignement binder and CD-ROM supports the student edition Les Peuples Autochtones Du Canada (Aboriginal Peoples in Canada). The 2012 Teacher Guide (binder and CD-ROM) is written for the Ontario Ministry of Education's Native Studies Grade 10 course (NAC20). Co-published by Pearson Education Canada and GoodMinds.com, this 500-page Teacher Guide utilized a collaborative process involving First Nations, Inuit, Métis and non-Aboriginal teachers, cultural consultants, advisors, language consultants, artists, editors, and writers.
Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians but Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer, Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University, offers an up-to-date resource for all American students and the general public about the history and contemporary issues of Native Americans. In the question and answer format the author has organized the book into broad topics such as Terminology, History, Religion, Powwow, Languages, Politics, Education, Economics, and Perspectives: Coming to Terms and Future Directions.
Teaching What Really Happened: How to Avoid the Tyranny of Textbooks and Get Students Excited About Doing History by James W Loewen offers teachers a new way to approach the teaching of American history. This book offers teachers specific ideas for how to get students excited about history, how to get them to DO history, and how to help them read critically. It will specifically help teachers tackle difficult but important topics like the American Indian experience, slavery, and race relations.
New Possibilities for the Past: Shaping History Education in Canada edited by Penney Clark, associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy at UBC offers a collection of 17 scholarly essays about a comprehensive research agenda both to help students at all levels learn about the past, and, more importantly, to understand how we construct history from its infinite possibilities.
Teaching Art: A Complete Guide for the Classroom is an accessible and clearly written guide for integrating visual art into classroom practice. Revised and expanded from the author's previous bestselling resource, Art and Illustration, Teaching Art incorporates new developments in art education for the K to grade 8 classroom. This resource would be useful for teachers offering the grade 9 Expressing Aboriginal Cultures course in Ontario. The 328-page book gives suggestions for extending and adapting art exercises to meet the needs of students in Kindergarten to grade 8.
Achieving Aboriginal Student Success: A Guide for K to 8 Classrooms is written for teachers with First Nations, Inuit or Métis students in their classrooms or those teachers searching for ways to infuse authentic Aboriginal perspectives into the curriculum. Pamela Toulouse, well-known speaker and educator has developed a must-have resource for all elementary educators. The author provides classroom-management techniques, assessment tools, suggestions for connecting to Aboriginal communities as well as teaching strategies and background information for the teacher.
Sinew and Sage 4:Aboriginal Literacy Workbook, Level 4 is an adult literacy workbook developed by Ningwakwe Learning Press for learners at LBS Level 4 (grade 7and 8) in their reading, writing and understanding skills. From the title, the publishers view sinew as a metaphor for reading and writing skills because the sinew from a deer is considered a strong material in the creation of leather products. Likewise sage is an important medicine plant that represents the spirit used to create positive experiences.
Assessing Literacy Reading Levels: Evaluating Aboriginal Literacy Material is a 24-page book developed by Ningwakwe Learning Press. This document offers a means of comparing reading levels across a variety of assessment approaches. It provides a graphic representation of the Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) levels in comparison to the Essential Skills reading text levels and to the Ontario Common Curriculum Grades 1-10.
Reading Like a Historian: Teaching Literacy in Middle and High School History Classrooms is a practical, teacher-friendly resource designed to make high school history topics rise above the usual fare. Authors Sam Wineburg, Daisy Martin and Chauncey Monte-Sano offer 8 specific American historical events and demonstrate how teachers can approach teaching about the myth of Pocahontas; Rosa Parks, Columbus Day, Kennedy, Lincoln, the Dirty 30s, and the role of women in the age of electricity.