Apfs Presentation 20081Integrating First Nations and Métis Culture into the Core French Curriculum

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Integrating First Nations and Métis Culture into the Core French Curriculum
APFS 2008 Conference

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Apfs Presentation 20081Integrating First Nations and Métis Culture into the Core French Curriculum

  1. 1. Integrating First Nations and Métis Culture into the Core French Curriculum Congrès APFS 2008 Roxanna Smycniuk & Kelli Boklaschuk
  2. 2. Welcome <ul><li>What have we created? </li></ul><ul><li>We have developed an online unit to teach students how to make First Nations hoops and how to hoop dance. </li></ul><ul><li>This unit is designed to be used with or without a Smart Board and is not meant to replace face-to-face teaching. </li></ul><ul><li>The goal of this unit is to integrate educational technology into the classroom. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What Subjects are Integrated? <ul><li>Art – Photo Story Design </li></ul><ul><li>Practical Arts – Photography </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education – Hoop Dancing </li></ul><ul><li>Technology – throughout </li></ul><ul><li>French Language Arts – throughout </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies – Michif History, Hoop Dancing Background </li></ul>
  4. 4. What Technology did we use to achieve this? <ul><li>Microsoft Photo Story </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Paint </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word (any word processor) </li></ul><ul><li>SmartBoard </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Cameras </li></ul>
  5. 5. Where is This Unit Housed? In a Secure Online Learning Community & In the Grade 6 Cyber Planet All of which you can access through the Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School
  6. 6. What Does it Look Like? <ul><li>Let’s Check it out!!!!!!! </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scs.sk.ca/cyber </li></ul>
  7. 7. Microsoft Photo Story <ul><li>Free and User Friendly </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want to see it in action? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Cyber School??? <ul><li>Free Educator Learning Communities </li></ul><ul><li>Free Elementary Cyber Planets </li></ul><ul><li>Do you want to see them? </li></ul><ul><li>How to Register for Free </li></ul><ul><li>Go to: http://www.scs.sk.ca/cyber </li></ul><ul><li>and under Registration click Learning Communities or Cyber Planets </li></ul>
  9. 9. Can you do this? <ul><li>Let’s Give it a try! </li></ul><ul><li>Form Small Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Pick a subject </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss how you could create an online unit or integrate technology into the unit. </li></ul><ul><li>List some of the different technologies you could use with the unit. </li></ul><ul><li>List the different subject areas you will cover by creating a unit this way. </li></ul>
  10. 10. What Have You come up with?
  11. 11. Links <ul><li>Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.scs.sk.ca/cyber </li></ul><ul><li>Download Photo Story </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.microsoft.com </li></ul>
  12. 12. Questions?
  13. 13. Thank You Merci!!

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