Our Words, Our Ways: Teaching First Nations, Métis and Inuit LearnersA print version of this resource is available for purchase from the Learning Resources Centre or may be downloaded at no cost from this site.
This resource was developed in collaboration with the Aboriginal Learning Services department of Edmonton Catholic Schools. The resource provides information about First Nations, Métis and Inuit (FNMI) cultures and perspectives, and sample strategies for meeting the needs and recognizing the gifts of FNMI students.
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|Front Cover, Spine and Back Cover (876 kB)|
|Title Page, ISBN/Publication Data (55 kB)|
|Table of Contents, Acknowledgements, Welcome (23 kB)||pp. i-viii|
|Chapter 1: Worldviews and Aboriginal Cultures: Where hearts are rooted (143 kB)||pp. 1-27|
|Chapter 2: Aboriginal Students: Who are they? How do they learn? (88 kB)||pp. 29-40|
|Chapter 3: The Classroom: A community of learners (98 kB)||pp. 41-59|
|Chapter 4: School, Family and Community: Sharing the responsibility (93 kB)||pp. 61-77|
|Chapter 5: Learning Strategies for Aboriginal Students: Opportunities to make learning meaningful (340 kB)||pp. 79-109|
|Chapter 6: Assessment: Authentic reflections of important learnings (69 kB)||pp. 111-122|
|Chapter 7: Teaching Aboriginal Students with Learning Disabilities: Recognizing gifts and strengths (152 kB)||pp. 123-149|
|Glossary of Terms (48 kB)||pp. 151-156|
|Appendices (2.7 mB)||pp. 157-187|
|Bibliography (42 kB)||pp. 189-193|
|Index (108 kB)||pp. 195-214|
|Feedback (26 kB)||p. 215|
|Order Form (44 kB)|