Professional development webinars for educators who are committed to Indigenous student success.

Free webinars on Indigenous education topics

Webinars are currently offered in English and are available through Adobe Connect.

Participants can join on their PC, Mac, or smart device. If joining by smart device, participants will need to download the Adobe Connect app.

K-12 educators are invited to host 30 minute instructional webinars with lesson plans. Share your expertise with a network of K-12 educators of Indigenous students to improve educational outcomes and increase high school completion rates. Email Ali Darnay, adarnay@indspire.ca, to express your interest.

Questions?

For more info, please contact us:
institute@indspire.ca | 1.855.INDSPIRE (463.7747) x3008


Upcoming Webinars:

Past Webinars (Recorded):



Anishinaabemowin in the Elementary Classroom

Describes the ways in which Anishinaabemowin is instructed in elementary classrooms and review sample lessons on money and time

Rivers to Success: Mentoring Indigenous Youth Orientation (High school stream)

Learn more about our mentoring program for High School and Post-secondary students.

National Film Board of Canada: An Educator’s Guide to Trick or Treaty and Hi-Ho Mistahey! (2016 National Gathering)

Presents the guide which provides a framework and reference for introducing the films and examining how they relate to Indigenous issues in Canada.

Understanding the Past to Move Forward (2016 National Gathering)

Learn concrete examples of how to embed Indigenous worldviews and First Peoples Principle of Learning.

Using Aboriginal Literature in the Classroom: A Tool for Cross-Curricular Success for All Learners (2016 National Gathering)

Review titles in Aboriginal Children’s Literature that can be multi-functional in the classroom.

Empowering Our Youth: Life Skills and Mentorship for Indigenous (2016 National Gathering)

Learn the importance of the connection between body-mind-spirit, role models and mentorship; and how these can influence Indigenous student learning outcomes.

Braiding Curriculum, Culture and Community to Raise Our Next Generation (2016 National Gathering)

Gain an understanding an experiential and land-based learning initiative including the benefits of connecting culture, community, and curriculum.

Exploring Potential and Creating Success Through Experiential Education (2016 National Gathering)

Explore the way that Northern Youth Abroad (NYA) has designed its programs and curriculum in support of the organization’s vision to work with Indigenous youth across Nunavut and the Northwest Territories..

Uncovering the Past: A Journey from Residential Schools Toward Reconciliation (2016 National Gathering)

An overview of a grade 6 unit, cross curricular connections, the process of development, community contributions, lessons, teacher/ student feedback and exemplars from classrooms.

Truth and Reconciliation Educators’ Guide Pre-Gathering Workshop

A short video providing an overview of Indspire's Truth and Reconciliation Educators' Guide presented as a Pre-Gathering Workshop at the 2016 National Gathering for Indigenous Education.

Medicine Wheel Teachings in the Classroom (2016 National Gathering)

Learn the many ways educators have used the Medicine Wheel within their classrooms. Participants are introduced to the Medicine Wheel teachings then focus on how the teachers are using the Medicine Wheel model within their classrooms.

Beading – A Journey Connecting Tradition with Math Teaching (2016 National Gathering)

Shares a number of traditional teaching platforms including a math project with students using bead looms, a computers project where they use software to create designs on a virtual bead loom, to immersion education and traditional teachings.