There are many misconceptions when teaching Native America/Indigenous history and culture. Its complications are rooted in colonization, political and social policies, and underrepresentation of Native American voices and perspectives. This guide will provide resources to assist when teaching about Native American/Indigenous life.
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Use this guide to help you as a Teacher learn more about LGBTQ+ in Education and supporting materials to assist your school or classroom environment.
GUIDE DESCRIPTION:This guide offers suggested tools to enhance and create engaging lesson plans using technology.
Listed below are websites, apps, and databases suggested for use to integrate technology into a lesson plan.
Purpose: To check class status, consider adjustments
Purpose: Performance expectations, framework, tied to standards or skill
Purpose: Hook, introduction, advanced/concept organizer, activate prior learning
Purpose: Instructional strategy
Purpose: Integration of skills, content demonstration
Purpose: Personalized, differentiated and collaborative learning
Purpose: Assess understanding and mastery
As you are preparing your lesson plans, it is important to ask intentional questions to improve student learning and and thinking.
Using Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Question Stems is an instructional strategy that can help you get in the habit of thinking about the type of questions you are asking to ensure you are addressing higher order thinking while you are teaching your lessons or assessing.
Below are a few links with information and examples to demonstrate ‘rigorous questioning’ in your instruction.
Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Question Stems (Image)
Edutopia: Using Webb’s Depth of Knowledge to Increase Rigor
TeachHub.Com: Teaching Strategies that Employ Depth of Knowledge
Ohio Department of Education: A Guide for Using Webb’s Depth of Knowledge with Common Core Standards