MERN Forum Presentation id=761
MERN Forum # 48
Session: 4C
Author: René McGurry
Affiliation: Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba
Title : The K - 12 Treaty Education Initiative
Description : The Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba is a neutral body, created through a partnership between the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) and Canada with a mandate to strengthen, rebuild and enhance the Treaty relationship and mutual respect as envisaged by the Treaty parties. This presentation will provide an overview of the Treaty Education Initiative which is part of the TRCM’s public education mandate to bring K to 12 Treaty educations to all students in classrooms across Manitoba. It will include plans for implementation of Treaty education at the Kindergarten to grade 12 levels. Participants will gain: 1. an understanding of the background and the role of the Treaty education Initiative as an integral part of the Manitoba/Canadian educational landscape, 2. Overview of hands-on pedagogical practices to support it, and 3. a detailed walk-through of the TEI materials found in the Treaty Education Kit, an introduction to the TEI Teacher’s Portal, and how they may be implemented in the school setting.
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