Indian Education Established 2006

Across the Big Sky: Librarian Institute

by Joan Franke
7/14/08


Montana State University Great Falls College of Technology

Heritage Hall

2100 16th Ave South

Great Falls, Montana

July 28 and 29, 2008

 

 

Goals:

  • To introduce or review the Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians using a multi-sensory experience through video, poetry, and discussion
  • To introduce tribally specific books and resources
  • To share with each other issues you have encountered in your schools
  • To review and share what's new from OYATE
  • To practice critical literacy and the evaluation of stereotype and bias in popular literatures


Monday



8:00- 10:00 a.m.


Optional Pre-Institute Opportunity


Examine new books from OYATE


Ask questions and discuss I.E.F.A. issues in your schools


Discuss resources you or your teachers may question



10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.


Essential Understandings Regarding Montana Indians #1 and #2


Montana tribally specific books and resources


Book reviews and sharing for implementation of #1 and #2



12:00- 12:30 p.m.


LUNCH (provided)



12:30- 3:00 p.m.


Essential Understandings #3, #4, and #5


Montana tribally specific books and resources


Book reviews and sharing for implementation of #3



3:00- 3:30 p.m.


Travel to Native American library at Longfellow School



3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.


Native American Library Tour






Tuesday



8:00- 9:45 a.m.


Montana tribally specific books and resources


Book reviews and sharing for implementation of #4 and #5



10:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.


Essential Understanding #6


Critical Literacy Review and Extension of OYATE


Text evaluation strategies recognizing stereotype and bias



12:30- 1:00 p.m.


LUNCH (provided)



1:00-1:45 p.m.


Essential Understanding #7


Montana tribally specific books and resources


Book reviews and sharing for implementation of #7



1:45 - 2:45 p.m.


Thanksgiving and Columbus Day discussion, resources, strategies


Open-ended discussion of Issues and concerns you have brought



3:00- 4:00 p.m.


Demonstration of Montana State Historical Society trunks by Deb Mitchell






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