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Tribal History/Shared History for Middle School Science Teachers

Workshop Details

Date(s): April 26, 2021
Time: 4:00-6:00PM
Place: Distance workshop, Zoom link will be emailed prior to the workshop
Presenter:
  • Brandon Culbertson, SB13 Specialist for Beaverton School District, Curriculum Consultant, and Vice Chair of the American Indian/Alaska Native Advisory Committee to ODE
  • Caitlin Everett, Science Specialist for Beaverton School District, Lead Author of Patterns HS Science for All Curriculum, and Science Education Leader
Audience: Middle school science teachers
Capacity: 80 participants
Fees: None
Goals: Participants will leave this session with a deeper understanding of the middle school Tribal History/Shared History lesson on salmon, and apply its teachings to the broader pedagogies of the Essential Understandings of Native Americans in Oregon and the Critical Orientations of Indigenous Studies Curriculum.
Description:

The lessons and resources created by the nine federally recognized Tribes of Oregon in conjunction with ODE through Senate Bill 13 Tribal History/Shared History are a long awaited gift to our students and community. To teach the science lessons in a culturally sustaining and responsive manner, educators must consider the intersections of Indigenous ways of knowing, Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), and the past and present relationships between the Tribes, the land, and the various biological and ecological relationships therein. Participants will leave this session with a deeper understanding of the middle school Tribal History/Shared History lesson on salmon, and apply its teachings to the broader pedagogies of the Essential Understandings of Native Americans in Oregon and the Critical Orientations of Indigenous Studies Curriculum.

Lunch: No lunch will be provided.
Prerequisites: None
Notes: All participants will be provided a certificate for PDUs based on theĀ trainingĀ hours.
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