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Strengthening culture-based education in Standing Rock

This partnership works closely with educators in Standing Rock, the Standing Rock Tribal Education Department, and Sitting Bull College to improve student interest in math relevance, math achievement, and cultural identity through project-based learning. Project-based learning is intended to make learning relevant to students and to increase student engagement through collaboration in and outside of school.

This technical support project will provide professional learning supports to help Standing Rock educators build their capacity to develop lesson materials that harness community and cultural knowledge and support student learning.

No projects at this time.

Event Type: Training Material | Event Date: October 03, 2023 - December 29, 2023
The Standing Rock design team members and the REL meet bi-weekly to discuss the content of the project-based learning math modules and utilize these meetings to workshop various way to integrate the Lakota/Dakota culture into the classroom.
Product Type: Fact Sheet | Publication Date: February 2023
This fact sheet presents case studies and selected research to provide more context about how educators might work to Indigenize student learning in math classrooms. In addition, the fact sheet provides information about the kinds of professional learning...
Product Type: Blog | Publication Date: January 19, 2023
Higher-level math proficiency is built on a strong foundation of early math learning, so it is incumbent on policymakers and schools to consider ways to accelerate learning for students who may have fallen behind. This blog describes multiple REL Central...
Product Type: Blog | Publication Date: November 16, 2022
The REL Central team is excited to begin our work this fall in partnership with the Standing Rock Tribal Education Department (TED) and Sitting Bull College on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, home to the sovereign nation of the Standing Rock Sioux...
Product Type: Infographic | Publication Date: September 2022
REL Central is proud to share our new partnership with the educational groups of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. This infographic sumarizes the goals and intended outcomes of this exciting partnerships. Read to find out more!

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