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Summer CBAI Teachers Workshop

Posted by | Filed under CBAI grant, Featured Content Gallery | Jun 26, 2013 | No Comments

Twenty ISD 2142 Teachers and Staff members attended the American Indian Student Services Summer workshop at Fortune Bay. The  week long gathering provided those attending with a better understanding of what a successful learning environment includes. Teachers were challenged to design and implement a culturally responsive classroom. Speakers spoke to the importance of family and […]

manoomin Project Finishes Up It’s Fourth Year

American Indian student involved with the gidakiimanaaniwigamig’s manoomin study have now completed year four of a five year grant through the National Science Foundation. The purpose of the grant was to provide opportunities for young people to better understand the past, present and future of wild rice in northern Minnesota. Student presented their findings at 13 Moons nibi Forum. 13 […]

Culture Based Arts Integration Workshop for Teachers

Posted by | Filed under CBAI grant, Featured Content Gallery | Jun 26, 2012 | No Comments

Teachers spent a week on the Bois Forte reservation learning about Ojibwe and Dakota culture and arts. Through the Culture Based Arts Integration (CBAI) grant teachers are writing curriculum integrating seasonal culture and arts into current and new units of study. Activities during the week included many informative lecture on language, history and culture, demonstration […]

STEAM Science Fair

Posted by | Filed under Featured Content Gallery, South Ridge, Students | Mar 25, 2012 | No Comments

Nearly seventy South Ridge 2nd -6th students in the STEAM after-school program were encouraged to enter this year’s Science Fair. After choosing working groups students began brainstorming ideas on Science Buddies. High School Science and Art students were matched up with young scientists and assisted them through the experiments, writing up data, and creating the […]

FDL Natural Resources Teach Students to Use Compass

Students learned to applique beads on the front of a small leather pouch. Pouches held a compass. Over the winter students spent time with Fond du Lac’s Natural Resource scientist and community members learning how to read and use their compass properly. Funded through Success for the Future.