K-12 Institute : Successful Practices

Successful Practices include documented research, frameworks, models, and educational strategies that have worked to enhance kindergarten to grade 12 student success. Indspire evaluates and shares these proven practices here, for the benefit of Indigenous education stakeholders nationwide.

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GDOO-SASTAMOO KII MI – UNDERSTANDING OUR NATION TO NATION RELATIONSHIP: A SECONDARY SCHOOL TEACHERS RESOURCE GUIDE

Includes the guide; Nation to Nation: A resource guide to treaties in Ontario; Little Butterfly Girl; Treaties Matter: Understanding Ipperwash; We Are All Treaty People book and DVD and more!


Winnipeg School Division Indigenous Youth Leadership Program

Offers cross-curricular opportunities reflective of Indigenous cultures. Based on Dr. Brokenleg’s Circle of Courage model focusing on Belonging, Mastery, Independence and Generosity.


Winnipeg School Division Aboriginal Graduation Coaches

The program is focused on assisting Indigenous students to graduate high school. Offered throughout the 77 schools in Winnipeg School Division.


WE ARE ALL TREATY PEOPLE – TEACHERS KIT (Eng/Fre)

Comprised of teacher's guides, books, maps, DVDs and an 800-piece Treaty of Fort Niagara LEGO® wampum belt, designed by nine-year-old Alexander Hebert from Dokis First Nation.


Spirit Bear and Children Make History Learning Guide

Learning Guide for Spirit Bear and Children Make History, the story of a landmark human rights case for First Nations children at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal.


Hiawatha and the Peacemaker

Illustrated children's book. Robbie Robertson retells the story of Hiawatha and the Peacemaker through the point of view of the Hiawatha.


“We Hold The Future” Youth Leadership Group

Provides an opportunity to share, grow, develop new skills, meet new people, learn about other cultures and learn strategies toward a healthier life and future participation in the workforce.


Spirit Bear and Children Make History

Illustrated children's book that tells the story of the First Nations child welfare case (www.fnwitness.ca) through the eyes of Spirit Bear.


I AM NOT A NUMBER

Illustrated children’s story that retells the experiences of a residential school survivor and her family by her granddaughter.


Walking Together: Education for Reconciliation Professional Learning Project

Professional development resource supporting teachers to meet the foundational knowledge of First Nations, Métis and Inuit in Alberta Education’s new Teaching Quality Standards.


KAIROS Blanket Exercise

An interactive learning experience that teaches the Indigenous rights history rarely taught. Developed in response to the 1996 Report of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples.


The Road Forward

Musical documentary connecting a pivotal moment in Canada’s civil rights history, the beginnings of Indian Nationalism with the powerful momentum of First Nations activism.