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"I learned so much in professional development about Indian land history that I never knew happened! I will definitely use Lessons of Our Land in my classroom all year." - Justin, 8th grade music teacher in Arizona
The Tools To Tell Our Stories
The Lessons of Our Land professional development program provides teachers with a variety of learning opportunities to enhance their practice by incorporating and utilizing a culturally-responsive curriculum. As an educator, you will gain a deeper understanding of the curriculum and develop the necessary skills to help your students get the most out of their learning experience. Professional development participants will also have access to a safe, robust private forum where you can share your experiences and resources (including photos and videos), celebrate classroom successes, and discuss the challenges of teaching Lessons of Our Land. By participating in the professional development program, you'll receive:
- Ongoing access to six sessions on video
- Downloadable PowerPoint presentations with practical exercises
- Exclusive access to the private discussion forum where educators can interact
- Reference materials will be added over time, including specific links to ILTF resources
Don't miss this excellent opportunity to become part of a larger community of learners and educators while maximizing the impact of Lessons of Our Land for your students. Individual one-year memberships are available for $100. Please inquire about pricing for groups or institutions.
Click the 'Register' button below to download the printable registration form. Questions about Professional Development may be directed to Samantha Manz, Program Officer at Indian Land Tenure Foundation via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone (651-766-8999).Register
Students learn about their connection to the land through storytelling and other activities.
Arts, English Language Arts
K - 2nd Grade
This lesson will begin to foster a sense of place and enhance the students’ feelings for their homes and lands....
Students discuss stewardship and scarcity, summarizing what they have learned in a letter to a tribal resource department.
Students will create posters or presentations to describe the processes of wild ricing.
Students explore the complexities behind the clash that often occurs between Native oral and cultural history and formal archeological and...