Innu Curriculum

(Goose Bay, January 23-27, 2006)

Innu Curriculum

Innu Curriculum

The CURA project facilitated a five-day workshop on Innu language curriculum in Goose Bay, Labrador.

 

This workshop would not have been possible without the assistance of the following institutions:

 

    • The Department of Education (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador)

 

    • The Labrador School Board

 

 

    • Peenamin McKenzie School

 

Participants and Visitors:

 

    • 18 Innu school teachers, classroom assistants and staff from Sheshatshiu

 

    • three representatives from Natuashish including two Innu classroom assistants

 

    • CURA Principal Investigator Dr. Marguerite MacKenzie and Research Assistant Leanna Brinson

 

    • two members of L’institut culturel et éducatif montagnais, Yvette Mollen and Marie Jourdain (Couture)

 

    • two educational consultants from the Cree School Board, Lucy Shem and Ethel Blackned

 

    • Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Director of Education, Kanani Penashue

 

    • two representatives from the Department of Education (Government of Newfoundland and Labrador), John Phillips (Program Development Specialist, Aboriginal Education) and Smita Joshi (Manager of Curriculum and Learning Resources)

 

    • Director of Education, Labrador School Board, Cindy Fleet

 

    • Peenamin McKenzie School Principal, Randy Jarvis

 

    • Program Specialist, Labrador School Board, Scott Hapgood

 

    • Assisstant Director of Programs, Labrador School Board, Henry Windeler

 

Topics addressed:

 

    • An overview of the social studies curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 2

 

    • Instructional strategies

 

    • Building a unit activity

 

    • Student evaluation

 

    • How to make a book

 

    • Common Spelling

 

 

 

Last Updated: November 22, 2013

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