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Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Educational Practice

Learning Mathematics through Language and Culture
Why Learn Math Through Culture??Teach/Learn through sustainable math strategies rooted in culture to strengthen cultural connections and worldviews for math applications.
UH Curriculum Aligned to: State and National Math StandardsCommon CoreNext Gen Science StandardsHĀ



Awakening(s) Through Connection Conference - Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Educational Practice

Awakening(s) Through Connection Conference Integrating Indigenous Knowledge into Educational Practice Friday, October 13, Windward Community College



As the title of the conference implies was an opportunity for people to come together to learn about and discuss the integration of indigenous knowing into contemporary educational practice.  It was organized by UH and the Wo Global Learning Champions (WoGLC).

The conference exceeded my expectation by not only providing several examples of HCBE integration, but further validated for me that HCBE and STEAM can work in harmony with each other to invigorate learning opportunities.  As a bonus, many of the presenters made a point to include activities for the participants during the sessions. 

Some sessions that were attended included:

Using indigenous knowledge to generate scientific hypothesesKalāhū : A PD seminar on teaching and learning through the ‘āina (Teach through the culture)Student Success through EthnoSTEM
I look forward to applying my n…