Indigenizing The Library Learning Commons

In this session, we will share a broad wealth of strategies for incorporating First Peoples content, perspectives and principles into the school library learning commons. We will examine resources such as graphic novels, culture kits, artefacts/belongings, plays, lit circles, anthologies, picture books, music, realia, non-fiction and more.  We will also explore ways to support teachers as they integrate First Peoples content and perspectives across the curriculum.

Target Audience
Middle/Junior (e.g. 6-8, etc.)

Language of Instruction

Sponsoring PSA
BC Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA)



Rebeca Rubio

Rebeca Rubio is the Curriculum Coordinator for Library and Information Services in SD38 Richmond.‚Äč Her past roles include Literacy Lead, English Department Educational Facilitator, Richmond Teacher-Librarians' Association Vice-President, Collaboration Committee Co-Chair, and Redesigned Curriculum School Committee member.  She is passionate about student engagement, Aboriginal studies, literacy and libraries.

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