As we start a new year, we want to take a moment to reflect on what we’ve achieved together in 2023. It’s been a fantastic journey, filled with exciting projects and collaborations with our valued community partners across Turtle Island. During 2023, we worked on 63 projects, forging [...]
As 2023 draws to a close, we would like to take a moment to express our heartfelt gratitude for your continued partnership and support throughout the year. This holiday season, we extend our warmest wishes to you and your loved ones. May the spirit of joy and togetherness fill your homes with [...]
Learning Bird will be at the Indspire National Gathering for Indigenous Education from November 15-17, 2023 in Montreal. This event is a unique gathering for educators and industry partners to come together to help improve outcomes for K-12 Indigenous learners. This year’s gathering will [...]
Our team will head to Winnipeg next week for the First Nations Education Administrators Association (FNEAA) National Gathering Conference: iSTEM. This event is the first national conference focused on Indigenous science, technology, engineering, (art) and math guided by Indigenous language, [...]
Learning Bird recently had the opportunity to work with the Munsee-Delaware Nation to create this short video that highlights the names of 11 animals, insects, and amphibians in the Munsee Lunaape Language. This video is part of a series of language videos that we are creating with the Nation. [...]
Our team will be in Thunder Bay this week at the Matawa Education Conference at the Valhalla Inn. Come by our booth in the exhibit hall and say hello. Come chat with our team to learn how we can help you with curriculum development, digital resource creation, digitization of media, video [...]
Are you attending the Indspire National Gathering for Indigenous Education in Winnipeg this week? We would love to meet you. Swing by our booth in the sponsors’ area, or email us to schedule a one-on-one meeting. Stop by and meet our team, see some samples of the resources we have built [...]
As the school year comes to a close, one of the last tasks many administrators do is plan their fall teacher orientation and decide which sessions they will book for professional development during the following school year. To help administrators with this time-consuming task, Learning Bird is [...]
Learning Bird’s blog was recently featured in Twinkl’s “Best Education Blogs 2022 Canada” article. Twinkl is a global educational publisher that offers primary and secondary school resources for educators and parents across the globe. The company’s January 2022 post featured seven blogs from [...]
Are you attending the Indspire National Gathering? Be sure to stop by and visit the Learning Bird booth in the virtual tradeshow. Our booth is located in Hall B. Our team will be online in the live chat and available to video chat upon request. We look forward to meeting you and learning about [...]
Are you attending the First Nations Education Administrators Association (FNEAA) Virtual National Gathering on October 27th and 28th? Our team will be there. We would love to speak with you about your programs and explore how we can support your school or community with curriculum work, [...]
Are you looking for a new opportunity? We are growing our team and have several roles available, including: Education Specialist Education Resource Creators Instructional Designers Visit our careers page for more information or to see detailed job descriptions. Are you interested in working [...]
Looking for a fun and interactive program for youth in your community this summer? We’re offering a new virtual summer camp program! It will provide youth interested in media arts an opportunity to develop their creative skills and express themselves as artists. This two-week program focuses on [...]
We are very excited about a new project we recently started with Haisla Nation. Our team will collaborate with educators and curriculum specialists at Haisla to develop x̄a̓’islak̓ala and x̄a̓’isla culture curricula for kindergarten through grade 12. This curriculum project is part of a [...]
We are very excited to announce that our CEO and Co-Founder Henry Ryan is now a member of the Board of Advisors of C21 Canada, a national network of CEOs and Superintendents from school districts and private industry. C21 promotes system-wide scaling of 21st century innovative practices in education.
We are very excited to celebrate the official launch of the Anishnaabemowin Project at Sagamok Anishnawbek. This project was developed over the last few years and it involved creating over 75 videos that showcase Anishnaabemowin as it relates to the community’s history, identity, land, and [...]
Are you an educator looking for a new challenge? A video editor looking for interesting new projects? We are hiring for three key roles on our team. Partner Development Specialist This role is perfect for an educator looking to work outside the classroom. You will use your teaching experience [...]
Learning Bird is hosting a free webinar on assessment best practices in online learning for Indigenous students.
Join us on Thursday, October 8th for a free webinar to get inspired on how you can use the Secret Path to not only talk about important issues but to inspire your students to take action.
Learning Bird has introduced a new series of weekly Course Packs that are designed to support teachers with print-based, inclusive, cross-curricular projects that they can assign to students at home.
Over the past few weeks, a lot has changed in Canada. Health and safety have become our top concern and we as Canadians have been asked to use social distancing and limit our face-to-face encounters. We are taking this very seriously at Learning Bird. We have temporarily closed our offices and [...]
You may have noticed that our recently created resource kits now feature educator guides.
On November 20-22nd, our team will be in Toronto at the Indspire National Gathering for Indigenous Education. This annual event attracts 500+ educators who are interested in improving educational outcomes for students across all grades.
Join us at QPAT on Nov 15th for "Infusing Indigenous Knowledge into Math and Science Learning Situations", a session that is being co-presented by E. Diane Labelle, Pedagogical Counsellor with the First Nations Adult Education School Council and Learning Bird’s own Joelle Chemali, Education [...]
Tomorrow marks the start of Secret Path Week. This annual event, which runs from October 17th - October 22nd, marks the dates that both Gord Downie (October 17th) and Chanie Wenjack (October 22nd) passed. Our friends at the Gord Downie and Chanie Wenjack Fund are calling on all Canadians to [...]
Last week, Rebecca accompanied learners, educators, community members, and Elders from Dene Tha’ First Nation on a fall camp. The community set up this camp to demonstrate what camping and moose hunting is like. The Nation invited Rebecca to participate and film the activities during the camp. [...]
With the new school year underway, we are looking to grow our team. We have new partners to recruit and support. There are many resource kits to develop and onsite visits to conduct. We need to conduct interviews and gather audio and video. We are hiring for the following roles: Partner [...]
Our team spent yesterday at the Montreal First Peoples Festival. We were able to see some striking art by Chippewar. We were fortunate enough to attend a seminar with Jason Brennan, the president of Nish Media. Brennan discussed the challenges and opportunities of running his production company [...]
Last month, Rebecca and Mackenzie from the Learning Bird team visited God’s Lake Narrows in Manitoba. This was Rebecca’s second trip to the community. During her time onsite, she met with educators to walk them through accessing resources that support their teaching. At the same time, [...]
Are you an outgoing and experienced educator looking for a rewarding position? Do you have a knack for videography, digital storytelling, and an insatiable curiosity to meet and get to know people? Do you like to travel and learn? Then we have the perfect role for you. We are looking to hire an [...]
Are you an experienced land-based educator with a passion for developing curriculum and a desire to travel? We are working on two exciting projects and are looking for an experienced land-based curriculum specialist to join our team as a project lead for this short-term contract. It involves [...]
Learning Bird team members will read and discuss books written by Indigenous authors or including Indigenous themes and issues. Our first book is Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City by Tanya Talaga. Our team has all enjoyed the book so far, and we are [...]
We were happy to participate in the first annual Teach for Canada Northern Education Fair at the end of July in Thunder Bay, ON.