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The Boarding School Era: Indian Education for All Online Book Club Course

January 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

| $175

January 14 – March 24, 2019
Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/3uJ4nQetcPUecXLn1
Read and explore books focusing on the Boarding School Era including My Name is Seepeetza by Shirley Sterling, Shi-Shi-Etko by Nicola L Campbell, Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000 by Margaret L Archuleta, Brenda J Child and K Tsianina Lomawaima and Sweetgrass Basket by Marlene Carvell. This course is offered online through a Moodle platform. It is divided into weekly “modules.” Participants will have one week, starting on Monday and ending on Sunday, to complete each consecutive module.

This online course is designed for kindergarten through twelfth-grade teachers. The course focuses on building Indian Education for All (IEFA) background knowledge related to the boarding school era. Participants will read a selection of fiction and non-fiction texts and examine a variety of instructional strategies to use with their students in the social studies or language arts classroom.

Through readings, discussion forums, real-time chats, and examination of high-quality and authentic literature and teaching materials, participants will explore a variety of literature and professional teaching materials and develop strategies and a lesson plan for the immediate integration of IEFA into their classrooms. This course is rigorous and requires the participant complete extensive reading and access a number of texts through their school or public library or purchase said materials from WM-PLC or booksellers.

Event Number: 18521011
EDU 455 and C&I 555
Instructor: Michele McGuire writersmandala@gmail.com
Dates: January 7 to March 10, 2019

Registration fee: $175
Credit: 30 OPI Renewal Units or 2 Semester Credits (semester credit is offered through the University of Montana and is an additional fee of $155. The course instructor will provide a separate registration form).

Obtaining a copy of the book: Check your school /district or local library. Amazon and other online booksellers often have used copies available. The instructor is available to assist with locating copies if needed.

Register at: https://goo.gl/forms/3uJ4nQetcPUecXLn1


January 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am
March 24, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative (WMPLC)


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grad credits are an additional $155
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