Student Goals

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Aboriginal, Anglo, and Immigrant Australian Students' Motivational Beliefs About Personal Academic Success: Are There Cultural Differences?

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Dennis M. McInerney
John Hinkley
Martin Dowson
Shawn Van Etten
Journal of Educational Psychology, vol. 90, no. 4, December 1998, pp. 621-629
Description
Discusses and compares different learning goals; mastery (task oriented), performance (ego-oriented) and social (non-academic).
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Aboriginal Student Achievement: A Status Report

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
[Department of Education
Culture and Employment
NWT]
Description
Report explores education plan for ensuring Aboriginal youth have the skills and knowledge needed for academic success and bridging the achievement gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students.
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Aboriginal Students and School Mobility in British Columbia Public Schools

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Cheryl Aman
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, vol. 54, no. 4, Winter, 2008, pp. 356-377
Description
Reviews literature on school change and student achievement, data relating to school change of Aboriginal students in public schools, and consequences for schools with high rates of mobile Aboriginal students.
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Aboriginal Students' Perceptions of School

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Tom Maxwell
Brian Hansford
Tony Bennett
McGill Journal of Education, vol. 32, no. 2, 1997, pp. 99-124
Description
Reports on how students describe their lives in school and classroom environments, their teachers and process of teaching, and goals for life after school.
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American Indian College Students' Ethnic Identity and Beliefs About Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Lynn Okagaki
Mary Kay Helling
Gary E. Bigham
Journal of College Student Development, vol. 50, no. 2, March/April 2009, pp. 157-176
Description
Study suggests that bicultural efficacy and cultural orientation should be examined when considering educational orientation of American Indian college students.
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An Analysis of the Performance Gap Between American Indian and Anglo Students in the New York State Fourth and Eighth Grade Mathematics Assessments

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Richard Marchand
Jamar Pickreign
Keary Howard
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 44, no. 2, 2005, pp. 24-35
Description
Looks at the disparities in competence between the two groups of students and recommends professional development for math teachers as well as enrichment activities for the students.
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Apache Parents and Vocational Choice

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Louis C. Bernardoni
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 2, no. 2, January 1963, pp. [1-8]
Description
Study designed to determine the role parents played in the vocational choices of their sons at the public high school on the White-Mountain Apache Reservation.
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An Approach to the Mind of the Young Indian

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Elizabeth E. Hoyt
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 1, no. 1, June 1961, pp. [17-23]
Description
Study analyzes aspirations of Indian students in South Dakota and the Southwest who wrote essays titled, "My Plans After Leaving School" or "My Hopes for My Life."
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Assessing Without Labels: Culturally Defined Inclusive Education

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
David F. Philpott
Exceptionality Education International, vol. 17, no. 3, 2007, pp. 3-34
Description
Comments on equipping the classroom teacher with the knowledge and skills to assess the needs of students and to instruct according to those needs.
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Attitudes and Perceptions of Saskatchewan Educators and Non-Educators Towards the Importance of First Nations and Métis Achievement

Alternate Title
[Research Report (Saskatchewan School Boards Association) ; no. 13-01]
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Shauneen Pete and Associates Consulting
Description
Looks at strengthening the engagement and success of students by providing an analysis of best practices and recommendations for boards of education.
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Bartleman's Efforts Continue to Benefit Youth

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Laura Suthers
Windspeaker, vol. 25, no. 6, September 2007, pp. 26-27
Description

Relates James Bartleman’s initiatives to institute educational programs that provide more learning opportunities, suicide counseling, and promote literacy and education to the youth.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.26.

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Bee Nation

Alternate Title
CBC DOCS POV
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Lana Šlezić
Description
Documentary follows three First Nations students as they compete in Saskatchewan's first-ever First Nations Provincial Spelling Bee and their subsequent trip to the National Championships in Toronto. Duration: 44:08.
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Career Planning

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Milton Tootoosis
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 27, no. 4, Winter, 1997, p. 29
Description
Tips on finding information to help plan your career.
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Change Can Happen: A Proactive Approach to Post-Secondary Preparation

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jodie Lane
Northern Public Affairs, vol. 2, Special Issue 2014: Revitalizing Education in Inuit Nunangat, 2014, pp. 34-35
Description
Reports that using an educational counsellor to provide career education and stay-in-school initiatives from K-12 has had a positive effect on students.
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Chapter 5: First Nation Representation

Alternate Title
Good Governance: A Guide for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities
E-Books » Chapters
Description
Chapter 5 in: Good Governance: A Guide for Trustees, School Boards, Directors of Education and Communities by the Ontario School Trustees. Discusses education in First Nations communities and the role of school board.
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Characteristics of Successful Native Leaders

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Robert J. Silverman
William G. Demmert
Description
Research on characteristics of elected Native leaders in various organizations in southeast Alaska. Results are organized using the eight assumptions for success.
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Circle of Honour

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Bonnie Leask
Saskatchewan Indian, vol. 34, no. 1, Summer, 2003, pp. 15-21
Description
Introduces recipients of the 2nd annual Circle of Honour awards, presented to First Nations peoples who have demonstrated achievement and excellence.
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Clear Goals and a Loving Family Help Youth Succeed

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Joan Black
Windspeaker, vol. 16, no. 12, April 1999, p. 3
Description

Brief profile of sixteen year old Alika LaFontaine, recipient of the National Aboriginal Achievement Award, the Rotary Club Service Award for academics and the Sherwood Co-operative Service Award. All the awards attest to his commitment to academic achievement, career goals, and community service.

Entire issue on one pdf. To access article scroll to p.23.

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Closing the Gap In First Nations Education

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Dominic Giroux
Policy Options, August 2012, pp. 50-53
Description
Discusses conditions and strategies for successfully maintaining change to improve on-reserve education for Aboriginal youth.
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A Comparison of Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal Students on the Inter-Related Dimensions of Self-Concept, Strengths and Achievement

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jessica Whitley
Edward Rawana
Keith Brownlee
Brock Education , vol. 23, no. 2, Spring, 2014, pp. 24-46
Description
Looks at school related outcomes and self-concept from a sampling of grade 4 - 8 students in northwestern Ontario. Results indicate Aboriginal students have the same or higher self-worth and competence compared to non-Aboriginal students.
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Conceptualizing School Belongingness in Native Youth: Factor Analysis of the Psychological Sense of School Membership Scale

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Shadab Fatima Hussain
Benjamin W. Domingue
Teresa LaFromboise
Nidia Ruedas-Gracia
American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, vol. 25, no. 3, 2018, pp. 26-51
Description
Study uses scale to assess the feeling of belonging (or lack thereof) experienced by two groups of American Indian students, and test its validity for use with this specific population. Further analysis examines how a sense of belonging might act as a protective factor against health and education disparities.
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Creating a Culturally Affirming Learning Community

Alternate Title
McDowell Foundation Research Project ; no. 76
Teaching and Learning Research Exchange
Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ted Amendt
Yves Bousquet
McDowell Foundation Research Project
Description
Looks at the success at Princess Alexandra Community School in creating a culturally affirmative learning environment with community education and staff development through transformative learning.
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Cross Over the Bridge

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
William Haley
Journal of American Indian Education, vol. 10, no. 2, January 1971, pp. [1-3]
Description
Experiment to encourage Native American girls to attend college, included campus orientations and an extension course.
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Cultural Competency Report: Final Report

Documents & Presentations
Description
Looks at the impact culturally competent teachers have on creating a successful learning environment for students. Includes examples of successful models in Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia.
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