|Aboriginal Education in Canada|
|Instructor:||Dr. Cash Ahenakew|
|Office Hours:||By appointment|
|Class Schedule:||Monday, 8:30AM-12:00PM|
|Classroom:||Neville Scarfe 202|
|Important Course Pages|
EDUC 440 – Aboriginal Education in Canada is intended to provide teacher candidates with opportunities to explore how to respectfully and meaningfully integrate Aboriginal/Indigenous history, content, and world views.
You will examine the role of Indigenous knowledge and ways of knowing in Aboriginal/Indigenous societies and learn how to make use of this knowledge in your planning for the classroom, school and community. The goal is to assist all educators to make a contribution to transforming Aboriginal education in order to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal/Indigenous learners and enhance learning for all students.
This course is offered to all Elementary, Middle Years and Secondary students.
- our relationship to indigenous peoples and indigenous education
- indigenous knowledge in education
- looking back, looking forward: aboriginal education in Canada
- teaching residential school history and texts
- integrating indigenous content, perspectives and knowledge into the curriculum
- pedagogical approaches in indigenous education
- aboriginal family and community engagement
- indigenous languages and the classroom
- sharing responsibility for transforming indigenous education
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