K-12 Institute : Educator Resources

Use the filters below to search a variety of resources to enhance your practice including lesson plans, documentaries, reports, educational supports and Indigenous resources.


Challenges and tips for Indigenous post-secondary students

Q&A: What challenges do Indigenous post-secondary students face? What are some helpful tips? Our panel talks about the obstacles and offers advice on how best to navigate post-secondary institutions.

From Apology to Reconciliation: Residential School Survivors—A Guide for Grades 9 and 11 Social Studies Teachers in Manitoba

Created to help Manitoba students in Grades 9 and 11 understand the history of the residential school experience, its influence on contemporary Canada, and our responsibilities as Canadian citizens.

Infusing Indigenous Perspectives in K-12 Teaching

This guide is designed to help Initial Teacher Education students find materials that centre or focus on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit worldviews, experiences and knowledges for teaching in the K-12 classroom. Inspired by OISE’s Deepening Knowledge Project.

Walking Together: Education For Reconciliation Alberta Teachers’ Association

Resources, workshops and professional development opportunities created to ensure teachers are ready to meet the foundational knowledge of First Nations, Métis and Inuit as outlined in Alberta Education’s Teaching Quality Standards. Also an Indspire Successful Practice.

Secret Path Lesson Plans – Manitoba Teachers’ Society

The MTS assembled a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous teachers from across the province to discuss and explore the Secret Path; and to create lesson and unit plans to support the use of this resource for the teaching about Residential schools in Manitoba classrooms.

Reconciliation is All of Us

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society resource that outlines 7 ways to take peaceful and respectful actions to help make a better Canada for Indigenous children and their families.

Project of Heart

Project of Heart” is an inquiry based, hands-on, collaborative, inter-generational, artistic journey of seeking truth about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada.

National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation

The permanent home for all statements, documents, and other materials gathered by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.

Orange Shirt Day Lesson Plans – The Manitoba Teachers’ Society

Orange Shirt Day is held every September 30th to honour residential school survivors. Access lesson plans and resources for your classroom.