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|Our collection specializes in Native American authors and topics, both historical and contemporary, with a focus on the Pacific Northwest. Click the link to the right to search the Library's collections of books, audio books, DVDs, CDs, magazines, and documents. You can also use this link to log into your library account. (Contact us if you need assistance with log-in.)
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Tips For Parents of PreSchoolers
Teaching Tools--Native Knowledge
Indian-Ed--Since Time Immemorial: Tribal sovereignty in Washington State
Welcome to Since Time Immemorial, or STI. OSPI, private and public agencies, and several of the 29 Federally Recognized Tribes in Washington State have partnered and funded this this ground-breaking. All 29 Federally recognized tribes in the state have endorsed the importance and use of this ground-breaking curriculum initiative.
Jamestown Resources for Educators
The House of Seven Generations Online Museum website has information and lesson plans for educators about Jamestown S'Klallam history and culture.
Native Case Studies
The Enduring Legacies Native Cases Initiative develops culturally relevant curriculum and teaching resources in the form of case studies on key issues in Indian Country.
Native Knowledge 360
Native Knowledge 360° is the National Museum of the American Indian's national initiative to inspire and promote improvement of teaching and learning about American Indians.
Native Report: Resources for Teachers
The lesson plans below have been created for use by educators in conjunction with video segments from Native Report that can be used to augment the written content in the classroom.
University of Toronto
Aaniin! Taansi! She:kon! Welcome to the research guide for Indigenous education. This guide is designed to help Initial Teacher Education students find Indigenous education resources. Inspired by OISE’s Deepening Knowledge Project, the guide aims to help teachers infuse more Indigenous content into their practice. The guide includes:
•Information on how to find books, movies, music, activities, and lesson plans.
•Links to further online resources.
It is important for children to read books that represent diverse cultures. Although there are increasingly more books representing Native Americans, those books sometimes still include stereotypical pictures, text or ideas. To help you choose appropriate children’s books about Native Americans try some of the following links:
American Indian Children's Literature
Debbie Reese, a leading authority on Native American Children's Literature, includes reviews of many books as well as information on how to choose them.
Oyate- How to Tell the Difference
Here is a guide from Oyate describing how to evaluate Native American children's books.
Top 100 Books by Indigenous Authors
After a year of informal surveys and queries, we [Susan Hanks, Debbie Reese, Teresa Runnels, and Tim Tingle] offer a list of over 100 books that every museum and library should have on their shelves. Written by tribal members, these books are the foundation of our literature as Indigenous people.
Literacy and Other Links
Kids and Documents
Federal Publications for Kids, Parents, Teachers, and Childcare Workers from the Washington State Library
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We make math part of the family routine. Every day, we serve up a quick bite of wacky math just for fun. It’s nothing like school. Parents can sign up by email, on our website, and on our free app. Whether it’s flamingos, ninjas or pillow forts, kids can see the math in their favorite topics. No logins. No drilling. No scores. It takes only 5 minutes a day, and kids clamor for it.
Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Bird Sleuth K-12
BirdSleuth offers a variety of free webinars each month open to all educators. All our fun and interactive webinars provide background content, highlight new and relevant educational resources, and allow discussion for successful implementation of such information and activities. Each webinar is roughly 50 minutes with 10 minutes allocated for questions. You can access all archived webinars through our YouTube channel.
Marilyn Burns Math Blog
Marilyn Burns has worked in the field of mathematics education for over 50 years. Along the way, she has authored a number of books for children (including The I Hate Mathematics! Book) and professional development books for their teachers. Since January 2015, Burns has also authored a regular blog about mathematics education. Here, Burns shares instructional ideas, classroom activities, and her own reflections on teaching.
Nature's Notebook is a national, online program where amateur and professional naturalists regularly record observations of plants and animals to generate long-term data sets used for scientific discovery and decision-making.
Free learning tools on media literacy and our First Amendment freedoms.
Reading Rockets offers a rich library of classroom strategies, articles, parent tip sheets, FAQs, videos, research briefs and more — providing research-based and best-practice information for educators, parents, and others who work with young readers.
Science educators who work with fourth through sixth graders will find lesson plans and additional resources in this useful and educational website.
SciShow is a popular series of videos on YouTube where science questions are answered and explained in just a few minutes. In March 2015, the team behind SciShow introduced SciShow Kids with videos designed especially for the youngest scientists among us. Hosted by Jessi Knudsen Castaneda, these short videos are aimed at elementary school learners and often feature hands-on activities.
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