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Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative (WMPLC)


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January 2018

Montana Tribal Histories Online Book Study January 8 to March 4, 2018

January 8 @ 8:00 am - March 4 @ 5:00 pm

This online Moodle course explores the Montana Tribal Histories Educators’ Resource Guide developed by Julie Cajune and The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and administrators Implementing Indian Education for All by Tammy Elser.  Through the readings, participants will examine primary and secondary documents that inform the tribal histories of Montana. Participants will utilize their critical analysis skills while using instructional strategies within the context of multicultural education. This course is divided into weekly “modules.” Participants will have one week, starting on Monday and ending on…

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American Indian Literature for grades 9-12 Online Book Study January 22 to March 18, 2018

January 22 @ 8:00 am - March 18 @ 5:00 pm

American Indian Literature 9-12 January 22 to March 18, 2018 This course serves as an opportunity for participants to explore OPI developed instructional units based on literature sent to all Montana high school libraries alongside additional fiction and nonfiction texts for use in grades 9-12. Most resources are place-based, either focused on Montana tribes or created by Montana Indian authors. Participants will read extensively in a variety of genres, engage in discussions, complete instructional activities, and examine accurate and authentic Native American fiction and nonfiction texts.…

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February 2018

Giftedness in Younger Grades- Who, What, Why, How?

February 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Northwest Montana Educational Cooperative, 124 3rd Ave
Kalispell, MT United States

Recognizing and nurturing gifted potential in younger students presents an important challenge to educators in engaging all students to learn at their highest level of readiness. “Creating a differentiated learning environment for gifted students doesn’t mean throwing out everything you learned in your teaching career.” byrdseed.com. This workshop will offer simple, systematic ways (featuring the Kaplan Icons of Depth and Complexity) to adjust curriculum to benefit students exhibiting gifted potential. Ideas and strategies will apply to older elementary students as…

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