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Unpacking the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians Webinar Series

The Office of Public Instruction Indian Education for All Unit would like to invite educators and administrators to join us Fall 2020 for a 6 session live webinar series facilitated by Indian Education for All instructional coaches. The webinars will explore the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians. Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions and will:

• Gain familiarity with each of the Essential Understandings
• Explore practical classroom integration of IEFA
• Engage in meaningful live discussions
• Build community and share resources
• *Earn renewal units (2 per session or 12 for all 6 sessions)

The sessions start Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Visit the unit’s website to register for one session or for all six. The other dates for the sessions are:

September 9, 23 and 30
October 14 and 28

Registration and completion of a follow-up survey provided after each webinar is required to earn OPI renewal units. For registration questions, please contact Jennifer Stadum, OPI Indian Education for All Specialist.

Unpacking the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians Webinar Series

The Office of Public Instruction Indian Education for All Unit would like to invite educators and administrators to join us Fall 2020 for a 6 session live webinar series facilitated by Indian Education for All instructional coaches. The webinars will explore the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians. Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions and will:

• Gain familiarity with each of the Essential Understandings
• Explore practical classroom integration of IEFA
• Engage in meaningful live discussions
• Build community and share resources
• *Earn renewal units (2 per session or 12 for all 6 sessions)

The sessions start Wednesday, September 9, 2020. Visit the unit’s website to register for one session or for all six. The other dates for the sessions are:

September 23 and 30
October 14
November 4

Registration and completion of a follow-up survey provided after each webinar is required to earn OPI renewal units. For registration questions, please contact Jennifer Stadum, OPI Indian Education for All Specialist.

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.

 

Native American Young Literature webinar series

The Region III CSPD & RESA is hosting a three-part webinar series on Native American young literature. Billings librarians Ruth Ferris and Kathi Hoyt will be presenting. Topics discussed in the series include the importance of using literature written by Native American authors for Indian Education for All, and evaluating American Indian Materials and Resources for the Classroom. Novels from authors Sherman Alexie, Louise Erdich, Eric Gansworth, and Gary Robinson will also be discussed. Participants will need to register for each session of the series individually:

Session 1 – October 13, 2020

Session 2 – October 20, 2020

Session 3 – October 27, 2020

Visit the Region III website for more information.