Teaching History with a community-based lens

In this webinar, Connie Wyatt Anderson reflects on her role as an educator on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.

Presentation by  Connie Wyatt Anderson Governor General's History Awards Winner 2014 recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching

January 31, 2018

About this presentation

In this webinar, Connie Wyatt Anderson reflects on her role as an educator on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation. She provides twelve tips for educators to incorporate a community-based lens in the classroom. Connie is a 2014 recipient of the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Teaching

About this presenter

Connie Wyatt Anderson has taught high school history and geography on the Opaskwayak Cree Nation for over twenty years. She has been involved in the creation of student learning materials and curricula at the provincial, national, and international level, and has contributed to a number of textbooks, teacher support guides and school publications.

Connie co-wrote the learning materials for the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba's Treaty Education Initiative. She is a Governor of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and the chair of its education wing; she is chair of the Geographical Names Board of Canada; and is a 2014 recipient of the Governor General’s History Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Please note that there is some overlapping audio near the end of the Q&A portion of the webinar. 

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