teaching pedagogies

2017 Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund Call for Letters of Intent for Large TLEF Grants. Due: July 15, 2016

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The application process for TLEF grants is divided into Large and Small project pools.  Large TLEF Grants are those over $5,000, and capped at $250,000 over the life of the project, and this funding can be active for up to three years. For multi-year projects, 2nd- and/or 3rd-year funding is contingent upon satisfactory progress in meeting project goals.  Multiyear proposals must contain a sustainment plan for project activities, with details on how the project will be sustained beyond the TLEF funding window, and an indication of the source of future sustainment funding. With both Large and Small TLEF proposals, the principal applicant’s department head must indicate his or her support before the proposal can be submitted to the TLEF.

Applications for Large TLEF Projects go through a two-stage approval process, starting with a Letter Of Intent, and then, for those applicants who are invited to move forward, a full proposal and budget due by October 14, 2016.

Apply online at: http://apply.tlef.ubc.ca (Sample proposal forms and information available at http://tlef.ubc.ca)

Deadline for Large TLEF Project LOIs:  3:00 pm on July 15, 2016.  Late submissions will not be accepted.

*Please note: If you currently hold a Large TLEF Project grant and plan on seeking 2nd- or 3rd-year funding, you do not need to submit a new LOI; rather, you will need to submit an updated proposal, budget, and Interim Report on your project through the online application system by the October 14th 2016 deadline.


Proposal Development Support drop-in sessions will be available through The Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), Faculty Support Units, UBC Studios and the Library. Please ensure that you consult with central- and Faculty-based support units if you are intending to request their support in the development of your project.

June – August contact: tlef.info@ubc.ca  to request consultation support.

September – November, CTLT will host weekly drop-in sessions (information available http://events.ctlt.ubc.ca

Questions: tlef.info@ubc.ca  or call 604-827-0729.

Registration Now Open: 6th Aboriginal Math Symposium, May 12, 2016 | 8:45 am – 3pm

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6th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium

Thursday May 12, 2016  |  8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
First Nations Longhouse, 1985 West Mall, UBC Point Grey Campus

The 6th Aboriginal Math K-12 Symposium is an opportunity for teachers, administrators, community members, Ministry of Education representatives, and academics to connect, explore, imagine and share new ideas, resources and research on Aboriginal mathematics education from Kindergarten to Grade 12. The purposes of the Symposium are to: share research and educational projects about improving Aboriginal math education K-12 and develop community connections to facilitate and support improving Aboriginal mathematics education.

Support for the symposium is provided by: the UBC Faculty of Education’s Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, and NITEP; the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS); and the Actuarial Foundation of Canada.


Dear Aboriginal Math Symposium participant

Registration for the 6th Aboriginal Math Symposium is now available at:
Thanks for your patience.
We are fine tuning the program and will send it to you shortly.
We’d like to acknowledge the rich work you and those in the network are doing by celebrating opportunities to learn from each other. So we’d like to create a list of Lesson Activity Titles (No! not the whole lesson – just the Title) with connections to contributors so we know what we’re trying out, experimenting, and playing with for connecting math and Aboriginal/Indigenous education.
This is great opportunity to learn from each other. When registering click “Yes” to offer a title for a lesson that you’ve tried or are working on.
Please let us know if you have any questions by contacting Kwesi Yaro our Aboriginal Math Symposium Graduate Assistant at kwesi.yaro@alumni.ubc.ca

online book: Honoring Our Children Culturally Appropriate Approaches for Teaching Indigenous Students

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Honoring Our Children

Culturally Appropriate Approaches for Teaching Indigenous Students
(Dedicated to the Memory of Angayuqaq Oscar Kawagley, 1934-2011)

edited by Jon Reyhner, Joseph Martin, Louise Lockard & Willard Sakiestewa Gilbert
Copyright © 2013 by Northern Arizona University

original page here


Publication Information
Purchasing Information
1. Listening to Lives: Lessons Learned from American Indian Youth
Donna Deyhle
2. Indigenous Education Renewal in Rural Alaska
   Ray Barnhardt
3. Principles of Indigenous Education for Mainstream Teaching
George Ann Gregory
4. Indigenous Knowledge and Pedagogy for Indigenous Children
   Navin Kumar Singh & Jon Reyhner
5. Diné Youth and Identity in Education
Vincent Werito
6. The Kokum Connection: Reclaiming First Nation Education
Larry Steeves, Sheila Carr-Steward & Don Pinay
7. Nourishing the Learning Spirit: Coming To Know and Validating Knowledge:
Foundational Insights on Indian Control of Indian Education in Canada
Jonathan Anuik
8. Exploring the Development of Curriculum Materials for Teaching Mathematics in Lakota
David W. Sanders
9. The Diné Dual Language Professional Development Project
Louise Lockard & Velma Hale
10. Your Stories Will Feed You: An Oral History Unit within a
High School-University Partnership
Christine K. Lemley, Loren Hudson & Mikaela P. Terry
11. Using Historic Photographs To Teach about Navajo History and Culture
Evangeline Parsons Yazzie
The Contributors