First Nations Principles of Learning

Applied Design, Skills, and Technologies
K – Designs grow out of natural curiosity
6 – Design can be responsive to identified needs
9 – Complex tasks require the sequencing of skills

K – Repeating elements in patterns can be identified
6 – Properties of objects and shapes can be described, measured, and compared using volume, area, perimeter, and angle
9 – Similar shapes have proportional relationships that can be described, measured, and compared

K – The motion of objects depends on their properties
6 – Everyday materials are often mixtures
9 – The biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere are interconnected, as matter cycles and energy flows through them

K – Confidence develops through the process of self-discovery
6 – New experiences, both within and outside of school, expand our career skill set and options
9 – Achieving our learning goals requires effort and perseverance

K – Good health comprises physical, mental, and emotional well-being
6 – We experience many changes in our lives that influence how we see ourselves and others
9 – Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community