‘Lessons of Our Land’ helps students understand Native American culture

The Lessons of Our Land Curriculum enables Pre-K through grade 12 teachers to incorporate Native American histories, cultures, stories, languages, lessons and games about land into regular classroom instruction. This inter-disciplinary curriculum is adaptable to include the history and culture of a region’s Native nations. There are more than 200 lessons available that are free and easy to use in the classroom. The nonprofit Indian Land Tenure Foundation (ILTF) developed the curriculum to provide both Native and non-Native students with broader insight and understanding of land, cultures, inherent rights and tribal sovereignty.

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WEAC members: Sign up now for August 16 ‘Teaching Hacks’ workshop!

Sign up now for an August 16 “Teaching Hacks!” workshop presented by WEA Academy at the WEAC Building in Madison. In this workshop, Fennimore Education Association member, science teacher and author Danielle Carlson brings you tips, tricks and ideas to save you time, help you organize your classroom in creative ways, strengthen relationships with students, implement active learning strategies, improve your classroom management skills, and more. This is a WEAC member-only event.

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National Board Information Session – A Webinar

Learn the financial and professional benefits of National Board Certification in the comfort of your own home. Led by Wisconsin National Board Network President Sandra Michels, this webinar will outline the process of obtaining National Board Certification. The webinar is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. August 21. Sign up now:

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Video series on Ogichidaa Storytellers now available

The Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission (GLIFWC) has released a video series titled Ogichidaa Storytellers. The following videos have been released in the series: Crossing the Line: Tribble Brothers; Gathering the Pieces: The Jondreau Decision; and Lifting Nets: Gurnoe Decision.

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