Welcome to the 'Learning & Unlearning' edition of Myles Ahead's curated Educator Resources. Depending on various factors, like past experiences, it might be necessary to unlearn something before learning something new. The links below include recommended resources to help navigate the (un)learning path, particularly to expand intercultural awareness and understanding.

Educator Resources:

  1. Compiled by Natasha Henry, this Film Study Guide for Exploring Black Communities in Canada Through Film "thoughtfully and compassionately provides teachers with background readings and pedagogical guidance...[that] invites students to consciously and actively engage with the ideas and realities of anti-Black racism, discrimination and representation."
  2. In this video, From Weeds We Grow, a project led by STEPS Public Art and presented in partnership with Myseum Intersections 2021, James Carpenter / Grey Cloud guides us along a virtual nature walk. The tour explores Indigenous knowledge, such as "how plants are used to heal and nourish one’s spirit and our connections to the environment."
  3. Developed by Facing History and Ourselves, this lesson explores media literacy, including explicit, implicit, and confirmation biases that affect news and information. Students will learn how to define these biases and "examine why people sometimes maintain their beliefs in the face of information that refutes them."

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