North Dakota Native American Essential Understandings (NDNAEU) 2-Day Training

Day 1

8:00-8:30

Registration Time

 

8:30- 9:00

Opening Introduction with Elder JT Shining Oneside (circle session)

 

9:00 – 10:15

Overview of NDNAEU 1, 2, 3 & 4 (small group discussion & whole group presentations)

Click Here to Download Discussion Guide

Team NDNAEU 1 Sacred Relatives:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-1-jt-shining-oneside/ “Sacred Relatives”

Team NDNAEU 2 Learning & Storytelling:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-2-kathryn-froelich/ “Classroom Management and Storytelling”

Team NDNAEU 3 Sharing & Generosity:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-3-debbe-poitra/ “Someone Cares for You”

Team NDNAEU 4 Sense of Humor:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-4-debbe-poitra/ “Lightened in the Heart”

 

10:15 – 11:30

Familiarizing participants with the value of the Teachings of Our Elders Elder interviews

(reading, group discussion, viewing and circle processing of Joseph Marshall III “Who Gets to Tell the Story” video interview)

Interviewing the Elders page:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/elder/

Who Gets to Tell the Story? With Joseph Marshall III:

http://www.wolakotaproject.org/oseu-five-interview-with-joseph-marshall-iii/

 

11:30 – 12:00

Gaining awareness and uses of ND Exemplar lessons (viewing, discussion, Q&A)

NDNAEU Lesson Plans:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/ndnaeu-aligned-lessons/

 

12:00 – 1:00Lunch

 

1:00 -1:30

A guided, grade-level specific experience with one of the Exemplar lesson plans (presentation and participation)

PK-2 & 3-5: “Rainbow Fish”

https://www.dropbox.com/s/vcd3wfw93hxse7o/ND%20ELA%20K-3%20Rainbow%20Fish.pdf?dl=0

6-8 & 9-12: “Place, Image & Relationship”

https://www.dropbox.com/s/fyfuh1f5xsic61f/ND%20SS%206-12%20Place%2C%20Image%20and%20Relationship.pdf?dl=0

 

1:30 -2:00

Exploration of the IDM lesson plan template (viewing, reading, whole group Q&A)

IDM Lesson Planning page:

http://www.c3teachers.org/inquiry-design-model/

 

2:00 – 4:30

Guided Lesson Plan construction (individual, small group, guided)  

 

 

Day 2

8:30-9:00

Opening with Elder JT Shining Oneside (circle session)

 

9:00- 10:15

Overview of NDNAEU 5, 6 & 7 (student viewing of Elder video overviews, small group discussion & whole group presentations)

Click Here to Download Discussion Guide

Team NDNAEU 5 Tribal Policies, Treaties & Sovereignty:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-5a-jt-shining-oneside/ “Tribal Societies”

Team NDNAEU 6 Native Contributions:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-6-debbe-poitra/ “Taking and Taking and Not Giving Back”

Team NDNAEU 7 Native Identity:

https://teachingsofourelders.org/essential-understanding-7-jt-shining-oneside/ “We Begin with the Stars”

 

10:30 – 12:00

Guided Lesson Plan construction (individual, small group, guided)

 

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch

 

1:00 – 4:30

Guided Lesson Plan construction (individual, small group, guided)

 

All 3 Completed IDM NDNAEU Lesson Plans (submitted by email within 10 days)