Resources That Support Indigenous Ways of Knowing Environments.

It is imperative that teachers understand Indigenous lesson plans must be considered holistically. That means that the indigenous teachings and intentions that are part of the language and culture must be considered. Non-indigenous teachers should consider consulting indigenous advisors to ensure that the integrity of the content is not unintentionally lost or compromised.

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Think Indigenous

Online Indigenous Education K-8

  • Lamarr Oksasikewiyin, Marty Scott, Kevin Lewis
National Center for Collaboration in Indigenous Education Approaches to Maths & Sciences in Indigenous Learning

Empowering the Spirit Pedagogy

  • Pedagogy that embraces Indigenous ways of knowing are fostered by approaches to teaching and learning that include purposeful thinking about people, places and processes.
The word Etuaptmumk, or Two-Eyed Seeing, communicates the belief that the most beneficial outcome occurs when we consider multiple perspectives in understanding and exploring ideas. Two-Eyed Seeing helps us to acknowledge the idea of wholeness, a part of many Indigenous knowledge systems: seeing things through Indigenous perspectives (represented as one whole eye), while also seeing western ways of knowing (also represented as a whole eye), inviting these two eyes to work together as they do in binocular vision.
Math That Matters Infusing Indigenous Perspectives in K-12 Teaching
Indigenous Lesson Plans Math lesson plans with a focus on Social Justice Education.
Indigenous Mathematizing An 18-minute conversation between consultant Sharon Meyer and teacher Serena Palmer about her developing and teaching math lessons that incorporate Indigenous mathematizing. The teacher’s classroom environment becomes apparent during the discussion.

This list has been vetted by the Indigenous consultants for SaskMATH.

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