A metissage: learning in nature with indigenous ways - environmental studies, culture and 'play' - lessons that meet PLO's

dc.contributor.authorWright, Mary Louise
dc.contributor.supervisorMilford, Todd
dc.contributor.supervisorNahachewsky, James
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-29T22:22:30Z
dc.date.available2014-04-29T22:22:30Z
dc.date.copyright2014en_US
dc.date.issued2014-04-29
dc.degree.departmentDepartment of Curriculum and Instructionen_US
dc.degree.levelMaster of Education M.Ed.en_US
dc.description.abstractAbstract The purpose of this project is to introduce metissage as a method for creating curriculum for First Nations and non-First nations students; curriculum that combines Indigenous pedagogy, environmental studies and experiential play learning in and about nature. The metissage suggested is created by braiding three types of lessons - western/eurocentric environmental lessons, ‘play’ lessons and local First Nations Culture lessons - together in a cohesive unit tied together with the commonality of local nature environments and Indigenous pedagogy. The benefits of nature, Indigenous pedagogy, play and environmental studies are discussed. Guidelines for creating such a unit are also laid out for the purpose of allowing teachers to create such a curriculum to suit the needs of the students in their local culture and environmentalen_US
dc.description.scholarlevelGraduateen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1828/5319
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rights.tempAvailable to the World Wide Weben_US
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.5/ca/*
dc.subjectIndigenous pedagogyen_US
dc.subjectdecolonizationen_US
dc.subjectenvironmental studiesen_US
dc.subjectmetissageen_US
dc.subjectnatureen_US
dc.titleA metissage: learning in nature with indigenous ways - environmental studies, culture and 'play' - lessons that meet PLO'sen_US
dc.typeprojecten_US

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