K-12 Institute : Educator Resources

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Canadian Club – Indspire Panel “Leadership in Action: Stories that Inspire a Nation”

Canadian Club Toronto is proud to host Ashley Callingbull, Thomas Dymond and Tracie Léost – laureates today, and leaders tomorrow. Be inspired when the panelists, moderated by Roberta Jamieson (President & CEO of Indspire), share their stories of determination, discuss their plans and hopes for our nation, and speak to Canada’s progress for true reconciliation.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Growth Chart

Produced by Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. The Growth Chart was created to provide ETFO members with a list of resources to support their instructional practice and learning about Aboriginal peoples in Canada.

First Nations, Métis and Inuit Growth Chart Literacy Prompts

Produced by Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario. The Growth Chart was created to provide ETFO members with a list of resources to support their instructional practice and learning about Aboriginal peoples in Canada. The purpose of the literacy prompt sheets is to encourage members to utilize the FNMI texts listed in the Growth Chart.

Earth Day: All Things Are Connected Appendix: Indigenous Quotes

A collection of quotes from Indigenous people connected to stewardship, interconnectedness and interdependence.

Earth Day: All Things Are Connected

Lesson plan focused on Earth Day, stewardship, ecological awareness and Indigenous knowledge.

We Are All Treaty People

Comprised of a teachers guide which has lesson plans that include specific Ontario curriculum expectations for Grades 1 to 8. The guide connects to Social Studies (History & Geography), Math, English and the Arts curriculum. Produced by the Union of Ontario Indians.

The Pass System – Life under segregation In Canada

This powerful film draws from Elders’ memories and historical artifacts in order to detail the history of The Pass System. For over 60 years, the Canadian government often denied Indigenous peoples the basic freedom to leave their reserves without a pass.

Supporting Reconciliation in Saskatchewan Schools | Government of Saskatchewan

This site has been created to support school staffs to work together to expand their understanding of truth and reconciliation as well as the history and legacy of residential schools. It contains tools and resources to support important conversations and professional development opportunities.

Sixties Scoop: The Restorative Power of Documentary

National Film Board of Canada Blog on the Sixties Scoop and NFB's Birth of a Family, a feature doc directed by Tasha Hubbard that addresses the Sixties Scoop legacy with surprising emotional power.