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Thursday, February 8 • 10:30 - 12:30
The Blanket Exercise

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The Blanket Exercise is a participatory workshop in which educators will experience over 500 years of history by taking on the roles of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Standing on blankets that represent the land, they will walk through time and explore the impacts of colonization, treaty-making, and modern legislation. By engaging participants on an emotional and intellectual level, this workshop is a powerful tool for increasing empathy and understanding.

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avatar for Terry Lynn Cook

Terry Lynn Cook

Walking Together Program Consultant, Alberta Teachers' Association
Terry Lynn Cook is currently a Walking Together Consultant with the Alberta Teacher’s Association. She is on secondment from Living Waters Catholic Regional Division No 42. She has worked recently as a Pedagogical Supervisor for Northland School Division and as an Alberta Regional... Read More →
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Cheryl Devin

Walking Together Program Consultant, Alberta Teachers' Association
Cheryl is one of six Alberta Teachers’ Association Walking Together Consultants. She has over 26 years of teaching experience at the junior high level in a variety of subject areas, including language arts, social studies and science. Cheryl is Métis, with family migrating from... Read More →

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Thursday February 8, 2018 10:30 - 12:30 MST
Westin: Strathcona Rm 10135 100 St NW
  General Interest / Intérêt Général  Inclusive Education / Éducation Inclusive
  • Room Details Open Max Capacity - 30
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English