This document will help educators of all levels use www.garnetsjourney in the classroom, as an oral history digital tool that helps everyone better understand the effects of the Indian Residential School system. It was developed by a teacher with the Ottawa-Carleton District School board.
The Education Guide provides:
- An introduction to Garnet Angeconeb, the website and to each video on the site
- Curriculum connections from grade five up to post-secondary subjects
- Lesson plans including background information, summaries of each video, discussion questions, terms to know, and research and inquiry suggestions
- Helpful tips on incorporating storytelling into an educational context
- Suggestions on moving from Awareness to Action
We depend on you, the educators, to let us know if we could do anything else to help you in your classroom. If you have ideas, concerns, or suggestions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLOSSARY Definitions and terms that may help in understanding historical and contemporary concepts surrounding the Indian Residential School system.
LINKS: All suggested links – websites, books, films – and other resource material recommended on this site, are offered to assist our visitors in finding more information about the Indian Residential School system, and the relationship between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in Canada. We provide them in the spirit of education, with no political association or motive. If you have suggestions that should be on this page, please email them to us at email@example.com.