A mural project & tool guide for educators and students across Ontario
Project of Heart is an inquiry based, hands-on, collaborative, inter-generational, artistic journey of seeking truth about the history of Aboriginal people in Canada
Managing large amounts of information and establishing a personal connection for students is a crucial challenge for teachers on-line. KA-NA-TA addresses this important issue by organizing all schools into small manageable groups of three (triads).
One or two of the three schools in these triads always represent an Aboriginal community and the three classrooms are grouped by the project coordinators for a similarity of age and a diversity of culture and geography. The three sites then create and organize their own electronic, virtual classroom, spanning the country. Schools with greater resources of technology and experience provide extra support to those who are just beginning. From their own triad conference area on the network and with an action-oriented focus, classes trade information, research their communities and practice consensus-building skills. Students take charge of this process by developing their own questions and researching their responses from the other schools.
I can’t imagine a better way to learn! Neat! – Angela @ FNER
One Arrow First Nation – Equine Assisted Learning Program – Dakota Dunes Community Development Corporation. The One Arrow First Nation‟s Equine Assisted Learning (IDEAL) program has proven hugely successful from its beginning in January 2011. The program‟s goals were to build school strength, pride in the community and confidence in the heart‟s of their youth.