Orange Shirt Day and Indigenous Education Resources - On Orange Shirt Day, and the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (September 30th, 2021), The Education Society and the Faculty of Education hosted a discussion panel entitled, “A New Future in Education: A Discussion Surrounding the Unsettling Truths that Need to be Taught in the Classroom.”
This list of education resources – while by no means exhaustive – is intended for further, deeper, acknowledgement and teaching of the truth regarding residential schools, especially in recent news of the unmarked graves across Canada.
Aboriginal Ways of Knowing - A collection of inclusive, culturally appropriate resources for teachers to be able to bring indigenous studies into the mainstream classroom.
FELConline (short for Field Experience Learning Community) is intended to support the needs of anyone and everyone involved in the field experience component of pre-service teacher education programs.
Right To Play’s Playbook: Learning To Play, Playing To Learn , a free curriculum-based resource forgrades 4 - 6, was created with funding from the Government of Canada through the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). The Playbook is comprised of 17 units that feature various countries Right To Play works in around the world, while aligning with Canadian curriculum expectations for a holistic learning experience. For more information, click here.
Advocacy & Professional Development
The Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) is an international body of professionals and students committed to improving the quality of education and life for children with exceptionalities through advocacy work and professional development.