About This Program
From Potlatch to Potluck: Creating Community in the Classroom
Immerse yourself in music and theater techniques that establish inclusive environments for cultural understanding and foster social-emotional growth, with a focus on First Nations perspectives. Caroline Ferrante will guide educators to discover the art of crafting a steady beat using rhythm instruments and delve into movement within the realm of creative drama. Engage with cultural songs and step dances that honor Indigenous traditions of sharing food and recipes. This workshop encourages the cultivation of personalized strategies tailored to your distinct classroom context, enabling you to create an atmosphere of respect and cultural competency.