Learning to Be: How does what we do impact who we are?
Goal:Educators incorporate and model the attributes of an engaged thinker and ethical citizen with an entrepreneurial spirit in creating a relational space to include First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives and content in educational programming.
- How do you role model being an engaged thinker and ethical citizen with an entrepreneurial spirit in the context of bringing First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives and content in educational programming?
Attributes, Skills, and Understandings
Educators can identify multiple viewpoints and they are able to articulate the evidence and reasoning that supports other perspectives.
Educators can use multiple strategies to acquire information from several electronic sources and they can use the acquired electronic information effectively.
Educators accurately and thoroughly describe relevant problems and opportunities and they explore and share creative solutions.
Educators actively promote effective interpersonal interaction and the expression of ideas and opinions in a way that is sensitive to the feelings and knowledge base of others.
Educators interpret information gathered in insightful ways and they employ creative and unique methods of synthesizing the information. Educators adapt to any situation, engage openly with all cultures and languages.
As a community member, I contribute to creating a relational space where learners are empowered to achieve success by…
- identifying alternative viewpoints and I am able to articulate the evidence and reasoning that supports other perspectives
- using multiple strategies to acquire information from several electronic sources and I can evaluate the acquired electronic information effectively
- accurately and thoroughly describing relevant obstacles and I addressing these obstacles using creative solutions
- actively promoting effective interpersonal interaction and expressing ideas and opinions in a way that is sensitive to the feelings and knowledge base of others
Foundational Documents & Resources
- ARPDC First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Education BlogSpot http://fnmied.blogspot.ca
Additional Resources to consider:
- school authority 3 year plans
- Elder’s directories, Elder’s council policies and handbooks
- wisdom and guidance advisory groups
- regional ARPDC consortium supports
Sample Strategic Pathways
Educators will be able to independently use their learning to engage First Nations, Métis, and Inuit community stakeholders; build relationships; and modify and adapt programming to demonstrate an understanding and awareness of the issues related to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit perspectives in the curriculum.