Work Hard and Do Your Best

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Work Hard and Do Your Best NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question Why is important to work hard and always do your best?  Standards and Practices ND ELA – Kindergarten standards:RL.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key/supporting…

Our Traditional Way of Life is Our Reality

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Our Traditional Way of Life is Our Reality NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 4 “Sense of Humor”, NDNAEU 5 “Tribal Policies, Treaties and Sovereignty”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What is the difference between religion…

Creating Space in Our Community for Learning, Growing and Appreciation

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Creating Space in Our Community for Learning, Growing and Appreciation NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What has improved in your community? What and who inspired the improvement.  Standards and Practices N/A Staging the Question What…

Eagle Feather Significance

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Eagle Feather Significance NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 4 “Sense of Humor”, NDNAEU 5 “Tribal Policies, Treaties and Sovereignty”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question Why are symbols of culture so important? Standards and Practices 2.2.3…

Water Protectors

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Water Protectors NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 5 “Tribal Policies, Treaties and Sovereignty”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions” Compelling Question Why is water important to mankind? Standards and Practices MS-ESS3-3 Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment. Staging the Question Why…

Dancing with Mother Earth (Aki) (Onci Maka) for Circle Learning.

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Dancing with Mother Earth (Aki) (Onci Maka) for Circle Learning.  NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What relationship do we have with nature? How does one form bonds with nature to develop a relationship in everyday life? Standards and Practices S1.M1.8*…

Lessons from the Drum

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Lessons from the Drum NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What impacts does music have on culture? Standards and Practices Music Anchor Standard 1: Generate and conceptualize artistic ideas and work Enduring…

Wild Ricing

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Wild Ricing NDNAEU 1 “Sacred Relatives”, NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question What are power foods and how do they get that title? Standards and Practices Health Standard 2: Analyze the influence of family, peers, culture,…

Powwows 101

Inquiry Design Model (IDM) Blueprint™ Powwows 101 NDNAEU 2 “Learning & Storytelling”, NDNAEU 3 “Sharing & Generosity”, NDNAEU 6 “Native Contributions”, NDNAEU 7 “Native Identity” Compelling Question How do people around the world celebrate their culture and identity? Standards and Practices Foreign Language:  Comparisons Standard 4.2 Students demonstrate understanding of the concept of culture through…