1. Teaching

Teaching

Increase the number of teachers (formal and informal) capable of weaving Indigenous pedagogies into their language teaching practice – includes helping teachers to become more proficient in their language, training fluent speakers in language-teaching methods, and enhancing capacity of those teaching in non-academic settings.

Weaving Holistic Learning Experiences through Language Programming and Culture

WHoLe

About

WHoLE endeavours to expand the capacity of preservice and inservice teachers to create spaces and experiences for children and youth to engage in Indigenous cultures and language learning. Through community based initiatives and professional development opportunities, teachers will increase their capacity to lead language immersion experiences in their classrooms and schools, and become part of a network of Indigenous language revitalizers.

Who It's For
Indigenous Elementary and Secondary Preservice Teachers who want to embed language learning experiences in their classrooms.

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Language Assessment Program

LAP

About

Establishing partnerships for communities working with Elders and Knowledge Keepers in the development of culturally-appropriate assessment protocols that would enable fluent speakers of Indigenous languages to gain advanced credit for the University of Alberta’s Secondary Teacher Education program.

Who It's For
Indigenous Community Partners who want to learn and/or enhance their skills.

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Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute Projects

CILLDI

About

The Canadian Indigenous Languages and Literacy Development Institute is dedicated to the revitalization of Canada’s Indigenous languages through documentation, teaching, and literacy and will be expanding its annual summer school held at the University of Alberta in 2022. New projects include: CILLDI Curricular Expansion, Eastern Canada Expansion and CILLDI in Community.

Who It's For
Indigenous Community Partners who want to learn and/or enhance their skills.

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