Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book

Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book Developed for the Northwest Mathematics Conference, Whistler, 2009 by Kanwal Singh Neel and John Pusic. This booklet contains resources designed to assist teachers and students to explore mathematics and culture through the lens of the Squamish and Lil’wat Nations. Included are themes such as: Cultural / Eco-Tourism Logos PaintingsContinue reading “Squamish Lil’wat Mathematics and Culture E-book”

FNIGC Data Online | FNIGC

FNIGC Data Online | The First Nations Information Governance Centre. FNIGC Data Online is a new online service from the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC), Canada’s premier source of information about First Nations people living on reserve and in northern communities. This new application will provide unprecedented access to FNIGC’s published data in theContinue reading “FNIGC Data Online | FNIGC”

Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling

Small Number and the Skateboard Park from The IRMACS Centre on Vimeo. Website: http://mathcatcher.irmacs.sfu.ca/node About: The Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling project includes the creation of a series of short animated films that accompany picture books, as well as the development of related activities that introduce math topics and techniques through stories that followContinue reading “Math Catcher: Mathematics Through Aboriginal Storytelling”

Aboriginal Perspectives – Video Teaching Resources

Teaching Resources Make cultural connections in your classroom! Videos, power point presentations and activities! Teaching Ideas Curriculum Connections Tipi raising with Tim Haywahe K-8: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Language Arts Tipi raising with Elder Glen Anaquod K-8: Science, Mathematics, Social Studies and Language Arts Cassandra Opikokew Journalist Arts Education, Career Guidance, Mathematics and NativeContinue reading “Aboriginal Perspectives – Video Teaching Resources”

Aboriginal Perspectives – Mathematics Workshop/Units (grade 4 & 6)

Aboriginal Perspectives Mathematics Themes Grade Level: grade 4 and 6 Description: This site is maintained by faculty and students at the University of Regina in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, from the Faculty of Education, the Faculty of Science and the Saskatchewan Urban Native Teacher Education Program program. It became an internet site in September, 2009. ———————————————————-Continue reading “Aboriginal Perspectives – Mathematics Workshop/Units (grade 4 & 6)”

Mathematics- Seminole Patchwork (reflection, rotation, translation, and glide reflection)

Title: Seminole Patchwork Subject: Mathematics Grade Level: Elementary/Secondary Topic: reflection, rotation, translation, and glide reflection Website: http://www.austincc.edu/hannigan/Presentations/NSFMar1398/SPTopics.html#Math Description: A Web site which applies the concepts to Seminole patchwork. It is a model that might be translated for some beadwork patterns too. Summary: (from website) Mathematicians have teamed up with archaeologists and anthropologists to investigate patternsContinue reading “Mathematics- Seminole Patchwork (reflection, rotation, translation, and glide reflection)”

Art-based curriculum (K-8)

The lessons in this resource guide exhibit only a few ways art, culture, and Ojibwe ideas can be integrated into K-8 classrooms. The lessons have been written, taught, and critiqued by elementary teachers of many cultures, including American Indians. They offer a starting point for teachers of any community to begin the important work ofContinue reading “Art-based curriculum (K-8)”