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Patricia McDaniels-Gomez

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Tribal Sovereignty and the Indian Reorganization Act

Tribal Governments

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

In this lesson, students will research, analyze, and evaluate the history of the Indian Reorganization Act, individual tribal governments, and their impact on the native people. Read more »

Lesson 5E Lesson

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 12th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History, U.S. Government

Tag Related

  • tribal government

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • USG.3.3, USG.3.4, OKH.3.5, OKH.5.1C
More 4 periods
Time Frame 180 minutes

Through small-group activities, research, and discussion, students will be exposed to a variety of careers, along with their average salaries, educational institutions, and postsecondary requirements. Students will learn about a variety of jobs in eight career clusters and the educational institutions'... Read more »

Educator Resource

Tag Target Audience

  • Campus Visits, Students, Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • College-Going Culture

Tag ICAP (Individual Career Academic Planning)

  • College & Career Interest, Post-Secondary and Workforce Goals

Tag College & Career Readiness Framework

  • Choosing a Career, Benefits of Higher Education, Degrees, Professions, & Earnings, Private Economic Benefits, College Admissions Procedures, College Admissions, College Visits, Finding a Good Fit, Required Courses, College Expenses, Books and Supplies, Room, Board, and Travel, Tuition and Fees, Paying for College, Eligibility, FAFSA, Grants, Scholarships and Loans, Oklahoma's Promise
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Time Frame 60 minutes
Native American Education: Past, Present, and Future

Assimilation

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

In this lesson, students will review, analyze, and evaluate the history of Native American education, focusing on boarding schools (specifically Carlisle Indian Industrial School), terminology, and their transformation over the past 150 years. Students will analyze primary sources from the past, learn... Read more »

Grade Level Grade Level

  • 9th - 11th

Subject Subject

  • Social Studies

Course Course

  • Oklahoma History, U.S. History

Copied To Clipboard Standards

  • OKH.5.1B, USH.1.3C
More 2 periods
Time Frame 120 minutes

This professional learning session focuses on guiding teachers on the creation of a science field day and parent night. Participants will experience an authentic model lesson where they will have to problem solve, rely on prior knowledge, and collaborate with their peers to develop a game/activity... Read more »

Professional Learning

Tag Target Audience

  • Teachers

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, Activate Prior Knowledge, Active Engagement, Brainstorming, Critical Thinking, Hypothesize, Problem Solving, Reason, Review, Student Choice, Synthesize
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Time Frame 90-120 minutes

Participants consider the benefits of discourse in science and explore three strategies that support discourse in the classroom by role playing as students. They then discuss the benefits of each of the three strategies for incorporating discourse in their classroom. In small groups, participants discuss... Read more »

Professional Learning

Tag Target Audience

  • Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • Any time of year

User Group Group Size

  • Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Activate Prior Knowledge, Active Engagement, Analyze, Brainstorming, Collaborate, Compare & Contrast, Conversation Starter, Critical Thinking, Elaborate, Evaluate, Hypothesize, Identify, Increase Teacher "Toolbox", Infer, Interpret, Organize, Persuade, Present, Problem Solving, Reason, Recognize, Reflection, Review, Speak & Listen, Student Choice
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Time Frame 60 minutes

This professional learning session will focus on how to incorporate a love of reading and student choice into all classes. Participants will explore a variety of authentic strategies that support reading comprehension, substantive conversations, and student choice to gain a deeper understanding that... Read more »

Tag Target Audience

  • Administrators, All Staff or Teachers
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Time Frame

In this session, participants will explore authentic approaches to literacy and comprehension using literature circles and modernized role cards that fit the needs of today's ELA classroom. Read more »

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Time Frame 50-75 minutes

This professional learning session focuses on providing teachers with foundational knowledge and strategies they can use to promote student autonomy. Participants will explore research on best practices for self-regulated learning, analyze learner motivation, reflect on personal teaching styles, and... Read more »

Professional Learning

Tag Target Audience

  • Teachers

Tag Calendar Placement

  • 1st Nine Weeks

User Group Group Size

  • Large Group (at least 30), Medium Group (at least 10), Small Group

Tag Intention Or Purpose

  • Action Plans, College-Going Culture, Cross-Curricular, Organize, Self-assessment, Student Choice
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Time Frame