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EDEL 302 Art Definitions & other Resources


Our in class Art Definitions according to our brainstorming ideas in groups….pretty interesting outcomes.

The Dot by Peter Reynolds

Excellent Resource for ART

We also watched an interesting video worth using as resource in the classroom.  It can be accessed through Scholastic on DVD or book.  However, the book can be bought at Amazon or an online version is available too.  I also found it on YouTube and worth the watch.

Here are those links:

Here is another one of Peter Reynolds books…

ISH by Peter Reynolds

The sequel to The Dot…

 
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Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Art, EDEL 302 Art, General

 

Aboriginal Teacher Education Program (ATEP) is going to be back at BQFNC


I just wanted to encourage those who wish to be teachers or even in the education field to apply for the Aboriginal Teacher Education Program offered through the University of Alberta but will be coming to Blue Quills FIrst Nations College this FALL for the 2012-14 school years and you can complete:

  • 3rd & 4th Year: the last 2 years of the Bachelor of Education Degree
  • complete an After-Degree (another undergraduate degree in Education)

As an upcoming graduate this June 2012, I fully support this program.  I not only am receiving a degree from the University of Alberta but I am getting a better education, than on campus students, because I get additional education and training and support to incorporate Aboriginal Perspective and Traditional Knowledge in the school curriculum, something that has been missing from our education system far too long.  Our Aboriginal Children deserve to be taught holistically as originally taught for thousands and thousands of years on Turtle Island.  As a result, you can get a Unique Education with the added benefits of easy access to Elders, and cultural advisors at Blue Quills First Nations College, the 1st Successfully Aboriginally Owned & Operated School in Canada since 1971.

ATEP BROCHURE

Deadline for FALL 2012 is fast approaching – apply immediately to get evaluated to see if you qualify

To Learn More:

Contact Blue Quills First Nations College and apply:

Phone: 780-645-4455

Edmonton Direct: 780-429-2971

Toll Free: 1 888 645-4455

Lena Lapatack: registrar@bluequills.ca

www.bluequills.ca

or Call

Aboriginal Teacher Education Program
845 Education South
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G5
Fax: (780) 492-2461

Dr. Evelyn Steinhauer
Director, ATEP
evelyn@ualberta.ca
(780) 492-2467

Angela Wolfe
Associate Director, ATEP
angela.wolfe@ualberta.ca
(780) 492-3187

http://atep.ualberta.ca/

NEWS COVERAGE:

Portage College ATEP 2010-12 – Cold Lake News

Portage College ATEP 2010-12 – Windspeaker (AMMSA) News

 

Aboriginal Classroom Resources


Stone: One of the books from the series

7 GENERATIONS SERIES

by David Alexander Robertson, illustrated by Scott B. Henderson
for grades 9–12

7 Generations* is an epic, 4-book graphic novel series that spans three centuries and seven generations. The central character in the series is Edwin. Edwin, an Aboriginal teenager, must learn of his family’s past if he is to have any future. The impact of his journey of discovery, and the revelation that follows, will change his life.

Stone
Introduces Edwin who learns of his ancestor Stone, a young Plains Cree man.

Scars
The story of the orphan White Cloud, set against the smallpox epidemic of 1870-1871.

Ends/Begins
The story of Edwin’s father, and the residential school saga.

The Pact
A story of redemption, as Edwin and his father reconcile their past and begin a new journey.

The stories that run through 7 Generations explore the following historical concepts of the Plains Cree culture:

  • social customs, including family life, marriage, and subsistence
  • political structures
  • traditional games
  • spiritual practices and rituals
  • conflict

BUY AT AMAZON: David Robertson books available

Great ideas for using the series in your classroom can be found in the Teacher’s Guide for 7 Generations Series. A FREE copy of the guide is available for downloading. Click here.

A correlation chart for the Ontario Native Studies Curriculum for Grades 9–12  is available for downloading. Click Here

A correlation chart for the Ontario Social Studies Curriculum for Grades 9–12 is available for downloading. Click Here

*Please note content may be disturbing to some readers.

 

FAMILY DYNAMICS: The Genogram – GenoPro


Excellent Genogram for Family Dynamics
Highly Recommended

http://www.genopro.com/genogram

 
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Posted by on April 21, 2012 in General

 

ABC Teach


Free Membership for Undergraduate Students
http://www.abcteach.com/universities.php

 
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Posted by on April 19, 2012 in General, Teacher Resource

 

Saddle Lake Post Secondary Graduation Project


Saddle Lake Cree Nation is currently conducting a graduation project to initiate community pride and celebrate their graduates…

Stay updated and visit this site to see their progress!

http://slpssmokesignals.wordpress.com/graduation-project-post-secondary/

 

 
 
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