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November 2016

Successful Practices: Showcasing Strategies that Work Contest

Friday November 11, 2016

Indspire invites you to submit to our Successful Practices: Showcasing Strategies that Work program. K-12 Educators who submit by November 11, 2016 will be entered in draw for a $300 prize from Staples or goodminds.com, winner’s pick! Research has demonstrated that Indigenous student success correlates with an educational environment that integrates Indigenous content. Therefore, educators utilizing Indigenous resources to engage Indigenous students are creating Successful Practices. You can submit online here: https://lnkd.in/dKB7kJ6. #NationalGathering #IndigenousEducation #Contest

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December 2016

Webinar : Indigenous Teaching Strategies in Kindergarten to Grade 8

Thursday December 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
January 2017

Webinar: Anishinaabemowin in the Elementary Classroom

Wednesday January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
February 2017

CANCELLED Webinar – A Mother/Daughter Team on Cree Language Revitalization

Thursday February 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This event has been CANCELLED A Mother/Daughter Team on Cree Language Revitalization will share strategies for teaching proficiency through reading and storytelling in roman orthography. Also, highlight instructional strategies for teaching language through incorporating the Maskwacis Cree App.

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March 2017

Webinar — Incorporating Maker Education into your classroom with an Indigenous Worldview

Thursday March 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In this session, we will explore the current trends in “Maker Education”. The Maker Education Initiative’s (Maker Ed) mission is to create more opportunities for all young people to develop confidence, creativity, and interest in science, technology, engineering, math, art, and learning as a whole through making.

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April 2017
Free

Webinar – A Mother/Daughter team on Cree Language Revitalization

Wednesday April 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This engaging 2-part webinar co-hosted by a Cree Mother and Daughter team will focus on maintaining, enhancing, retaining, sharing & developing Cree Language speakers.

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Guiding the Journey Call for nominations deadline

Friday April 14 @ 12:00 am - 12:00 pm

Application including support letters, must be completed or received by April 14, 2017 to educatorawards@indspire.ca. If you have questions, please contact us: 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x252 educatorawards@indspire.ca

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Office Closed – Holiday

Friday April 14
Free

Indspire Youth Laureates Cross Canada Tour – WINNIPEG

Thursday April 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us in Winnipeg as we partner with the University of Manitoba for Indspire’s second stop on our Youth Laureate Cross Canada Tour, a Canada 150 initiative. Lead by Host Moderator, Suzette Amaya, and three youth panelists Elizabeth Zarpa, Fauna Kingdon and Kendal Netmaker. These three indigenous youth will take the stage to tell you how through education, they overcame adversity and dared to dream BIG! At this event, you’ll have the chance to meet the youth panelists face-to-face, ask questions, and network with other people who want to know how Indigenous youth are making change in Canada right now and in the next 150 years – and how you can too!
Register to attend and have a chance to win an iPad and other prizes provided by our sponsors.

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May 2017
Free

Us and Them: Diversity, Division, and a World of Difference by CBC Radio’s Ideas, in partnership with The Laurier Institution

Tuesday May 23 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Ryerson University, 254 Church Street, George Vari Engineering and Computing Centre, Lecutre Room 103 (main floor)
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1Z4 Canada
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A public talk by Roberta Jamieson, Indigenous education advocate:
Canada's Original Promise: Still Waiting to be Realized

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