course description

The first section of this course includes a brief history of Indian Education and an overview of the IEFA Essential Understandings. Participants then explore the Standards and how the Major Shifts of the Common Core change approaches to curriculum. The last section targets ELA Reading and Writing standards that best embody IEFA and the MCCS.

Created by Ashley McGrath, OPI

type of course Self-paced time 5 OPI Renewal Units audience K-12 Teachers
user rating  User Ratings: 4.3  4 half stars

"Many great resources I can use tomorrow in the classroom. The readings were outstanding!" -Elementary teacher, Stevensville, MT

Course Description

This course provides a basic foundation for implementing Indian Education for All (IEFA) in your classroom.  IEFA offers students an opportunity to meet academic standards in multiple content areas and grade levels as they learn about the distinct and unique cultures and heritages of American Indians.

Created by Mike Jetty, OPI

Type of Course Self-paced course length 2 OPI Renewal Units audience All Educators
User Rating  User Ratings: 4.5 4.5 stars

"After learning about the importance of making purposeful efforts to incorporate the culture of the Montana’s Native Americans, I am moved to ensure that their culture, beliefs, and language will always have a place in my school." -Administrator, Poplar, MT