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Jaime Fortin

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Jaime Fortin is a student at Trent University who is currently in her final year of an undergraduate degree in Indigenous Studies and Gender Studies with an emphasis in Law and Policy. She is from Chapleau Cree First Nation, a small reserve in northern Ontario, and is a te(a)ch facilitator for Pinnguaq.

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Creating Your Own Board Game Online

18 March, 2019

This module teaches students basic computer skills through the creation of a board game using an online template. Students will become familiar with using Google to search for images, and uploading images to their board ... The goal of this module ...

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Properly Citing Sources

15 February, 2019

The purpose of this module is to introduce students and adults to the concept of citing, and provide them with the proper resources and tools to cite correctly. It also encourages students to look at ... The goal of this module ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Introduction To Social Media Safety

27 October, 2018

In our society, most people use some form of social media every day. Though it can feel temporary and fleeting, things posted online continue to exist, and can have negative consequences for people later in ... The goal of this module ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Cyberbullying

26 October, 2018

The purpose of this module is to teach students about cyberbullying: what it is, how to seek help if they are being cyberbullied, and how to recognize if their own actions – either intentionally or not – ... The goals of this module ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Cultural Sensitivity When Posting Online

17 October, 2018

Memes and funny videos are popular things to share online with friends. However, sometimes these memes or videos are offensive to some cultures are can hurt people. This module introduces students to the concept of ... The goal of this module ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Comic Book Storytelling Using Seven Grandfather Teachings

16 October, 2018

The Seven Grandfather Teachings are culturally significant and guide many beliefs and practices of the Anishinaabe people. Art and creativity is very prominent in Indigenous communities and many artists draw pictures of these grandfather teachings ... The goal of this module ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Technology Consumption Vs. Technology Creation

31 August, 2018

Today, nearly everyone uses some sort of device, whether a laptop, tablet, cell phone or video game console. As great as these technologies are, it is important to take breaks to engage in other activities. This module aims to help ...

Students participating in a Code Club session.

Understanding The Importance Of Oral Stories

28 August, 2018

The purpose of this training module is to provide a learning tool that Pinnguaq facilitators, teachers and parents can use to teach youth about oral stories in Indigenous culture. As stories differ between Indigenous nations, ... The goal of the module ...

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