Endazhi-Ojibwemonotaadiyang Immersion Curriculum Development
Engage a qualified full-time curriculum developer by January 1, 2016 to oversee the development process and ensure cultural and pedagogical soundness. Curriculum developer will engage full-time with teachers, advisory committee and project coordinator by January 15, 2016 to establish and initiate the curriculum development process. Working within the classroom, closely with the teachers and elders - first speakers, the curriculum developer and team will create context and content in curricula while adjusting, modeling and communicating in a conversational style.
Tribal 5% Private 36%
Over the next two years, through continued implementation of the Immersion Head Start program, Master Speaker/Apprentice program, incorporation of "lessons learned,: coalescence of materials and teaching tools we will create and share a content-based culturally appropriate authentic curriculum for Ojibwe Language Immersion at the Head Start, Kindergarten and First Grade levels. The development process will be an organic, real-time "in classroom" methodology incorporating models from successful Ljibwe language immersion schools.