ABED Including Indigenous Perspectives in the Language Classroom: An Informal Conversation

One of the main objectives about learning a new language is learning about the culture behind it. Our classes are doors to different worlds, and the more we learn about other cultures the more we learn about ourselves. How can we include in our classes different indigenous perspectives? How can we bring together two different worlds? And how can we honor and acknowledge the we teach on the shared, unceded, traditional territory of the Katzie, Semiahmoo and Kwantlen Nations? 

Target Audience

All Grades K-12

Sessions

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Presenter

  • Adriana Ramirez

    Adriana Ramirez works in Canada, in the province of British Columbia as a Spanish teacher. She has been a language teacher for more than 15 years. She is a well-known CI author and presenter. She has published several books with stories (in Spanish and French), to teach through storytelling and comprehensible input. She constantly presents at conferences in Canada, the US and Europe. She trains and coaches teachers on applying CI techniques in the classroom.