“Aboriginal education needs to be place-based education in order to attend to the particularity of each community and nation, without making assumptions about the identities, backgrounds and values of individual students”. -Mark Fettes
Facilitator team: Betty Burns Primary Curriculum Consultant George Bahm First Nations Experiential Adviser Jesse Jewell Experiential Curriculum Consultant
Spiral of Inquiry Template Begin to take notes and fill in the template provided for you on October 23rd. Feel free to personalize this process if the template is not for you. Use your Spiral Playbook as a reference during this process.
Scanning: Continue to scan your students and your own teaching practice. What is going on for your leaners and how do you know?
Focus: Is there an obvious area to focus on? What matters most?
Hunch: What can you do to make a difference for your learners? Is there something you can influence?
Ask questions and question answers! Your facilitator team is here to help you every step of the way.
Margaret Cournane Johnson Elementary School, Watson Lake
Amanda Kurnoff Khatinas.Axh Community School, Teslin
Hillary Gladish St. Elias Community School, Haines Junction
Mindy Anderson Elijah Smith Elementary
Nicole Merrick Golden Horn Elementary
Kristi Jones Elijah Smith Elementary
James Mitchell Hidden Valley Elementary
Laurel McDowell Grey Mt Primary
Denise McDiarmid Hidden Valley
Amber Harper Christ the King
Michelle Gillard Christ the King
Hayley Marks Jack Hulland
Trish Hirsch Golden Horn Elementary
Brittany Banks Grey Mt Primary
Lizz Churchill Golden Horn Elementary
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre & Yukon River - Whitehorse
Thanks for a memorable session everyone. We are looking forward to supporting you on this learning journey.
Session 2: Wednesday, December 5th 2018 9 AM – 3:30 PM Details TBD
Session 3: Wednesday, January 30th 2019 9 AM – 3:30 PM Details TBD
Session 4: Wednesday, April 3rd 2019 9 AM – 3:30 PM Details TBD
*Celebration of Learning: Wednesday, April 3rd Evening Reception 2019 5 PM – 9:00 PM Whitehorse
*6 Participants will be selected for the Network of Innovation and Inquiry (NOII) Symposium or UBC Summer Institute: Inquiry and Innovation for School and System Leaders May or July in BC.