The Six Cedar Trees
- Kwak'wala and Sliammon language included
- anchored in indigenous knowing
- connection to core competencies
The Six Cedar Trees, grew out of a personal inquiry into British Columbia’s Core Competencies and a school inquiry into the The First Peoples Principles of Learning. Each animal has been chosen carefully as an “anchor” to teach children holistically, ways of being a reflective, compassionate and well-adjusted person connected through a sense of social responsibility and compassion for place and people.
The teacher librarian at her school created the following document:
Check out this Kindergarten teachers blog, Rubber Boots and Elf Shoes, and see how she is using The Six Cedars Book in her classroom. Good for any age!
BC Core Compency Posters: