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Wednesday, January 6, 2016

More Online Professional Development/Graduate Course

The Western Montana Professional Learning Collaborative is offering Indian Education for All Online Book Club Courses in Spring 2016. 

Montana Tribal Histories is an online Moodle Course that runs from February 1 to March 20, 2016. The course explores the Montana Tribal Histories Educators' Resource Guide developed by Julie Cajune and the The Framework: A Practical Guide for Montana Teachers and Administrators Implementing Indian Education for All by Tammy Elser.

Instructor: Sindie Kennedy (sindie.kennedy@gmail.com)
Registration fee: $145
Credit: 30 OPI Renewal Units or 2 Semester Credits (semester credit is offered through the University of Montana and is an additional fee of $135. The course instructor will provide a separate registration form).

Also offered online through Moodle, The Boarding School Era will run from March 21 to May 15, 2016. Students will read and explore books focusing on the Boarding School Era including My Name is Seepeetza by Shirley Sterling, Shi-Shi-Etko by Nicola L Campbell, Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Experiences, 1879-2000 by Margaret L Archuleta, Brenda J Child and K Tsianina Lomawaima and Sweetgrass Basket by Marlene Carvell. The course is divided into weekly"modules." Participants will have one week, starting on Monday and ending on Sunday, to complete each consecutive module. This course will include weekly live chat sessions (days and times TBD).

The course books may be available for checkout from your school or public library or for purchase from the instructor. To see additional course requirements, contact the course instructor for a copy of the syllabus.

Instructor: Sindie Kennedy (sindie.kennedy@gmail.com)
Registration fee: $145
Credit: 30 OPI Renewal Units or 2 Semester Credits
(semester credit is offered through the University of Montana and is an additional fee of $135. The course instructor will provide a separate registration form)

You can register for either or both courses here.


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