Learning Journeys for K-12 Educators

Cultural Learning Journeys

Learning Journeys for K-12 Educators

Cultural Learning Journeys is a series of workshops and community immersive experiences designed to help teachers create and deliver classroom lesson plans that are engaging for students and align with Social Studies standards. Offerings focus on the cultures and histories of Minnesota’s indigenous, ethnic, and racial communities, and are co-created with scholars, lead teachers, community leaders, and cultural partners.

Learning Journeys Include:

Learning Journeys Include:

• One-day in classroom workshops with guest speakers, small group reflection and collaboration

• Dedicated time for the development of lesson plans and activities that align with Social Studies standards with support from scholar and a lead teacher

• Half-day immersive experiences in community and cultural spaces

• Unfiltered stories from cultural organizations and individual community members

Learning Journey Outcomes:

Learning Journey Outcomes:

• Broader worldview of Minnesota’s indigenous and cultural communities and their historical significance and contribution.

• Deeper understanding on how culture, race, language, and historical narratives impact student identity and learning experience.

• Inclusive classroom learning environments that engages all students and nurtures a sense of belonging, curiosity to learn, and compassion.

Recommended Learning Journeys (Workshop + Learning in Community):

Register for one or more of our recommended “Learning Journeys” or create your own by pairing a workshop and a “Learning in Community” of your interest.

Learning in Community:
St. Paul’s Little Africa

July 14, 2022

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Educator Workshop:
Latine Hxstory and the Xican@ Pop-Up Book Movement

July 13, 2022

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Learning in Community:
Latino/x/e in St. Paul’s West Side

August 6, 2022

Coming Soon

Educator Workshop:
Missing In History: The Hmong American Story

July 21, 2022

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Learning in Community:
Hmong St. Paul

July 16, 2022

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Educator Workshop:
Black Freedom Struggles

August 10, 2022

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Learning in Community:
Kumbayah The Juneteenth Story

June 17, 2022
(Morning Performance and Evening Performance and Reception)

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Educator Workshop:
Teaching Bdote

November 5, 2022

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Learning from Place:
Bdote

July 20 and September 18, 2022

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Questions?

Corey China
corey@mnhum.org
651-772-4248