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

What Is Culturally Responsive Teaching?

12:45- 1:00

Opening Introduction 

1:00- 1:15

Tour of the Teachings of Our Elders web resources

1:15- 1:45

Crayons & Shelterbelts with Kevin Locke (Standing Rock)

1:45- 1:55 Break

1:55 – 3:00

Overview of NDNAEUs (small group discussion & poster making)

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Team NDNAEU 1 Sacred Relatives: “Sacred Relatives”

Team NDNAEU 2 Learning & Storytelling: “Classroom Management and Storytelling”

Team NDNAEU 3 Sharing & Generosity:  “Someone Cares for You”

Team NDNAEU 4 Sense of Humor:  “Lightened in the Heart”

Team NDNAEU 5 Tribal Policies, Treaties & Sovereignty:  “Tribal Societies”

Team NDNAEU 6 Native Contributions:  “Taking and Taking and Not Giving Back”

Team NDNAEU 7 Native Identity:  “We Begin with the Stars”

3:00 – 3:15

Gallery Walk viewing of posters

3:15- 4:00

Final Discussion of Understandings (whole group, Q&A)


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