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Responsive Teaching for Self-Determination

  • Crowne Plaza Hotel 4402 E Washington Ave Madison, WI, 53704 United States (map)

About the Training

Please join us for our final 2014-15 school year event with a focus on addressing the disproportionality of American Indian students in our schools. This event will offer culturally relevant teaching strategies that have positive learning impact for all students. RunningHorse Livingston will provide participants with a day of small group learning opportunities that have practical classroom application with embedded experiential learning. View the flyer >>

Agenda Topics

  • The Design Problem: Community
  • Lego Leadership: Learning By Watching
  • 14 Steps: Learning from Mistakes
  • The Fraction Investigation: Oral History
  • Tool Time: Personal Sovereignty
  • Games Design: Experiential Learning

Essential Questions Being Addressed

  • How do we change the ‘self-first’ paradigm in modern education?
  • How do we go beyond our roles to model 21st century teaching & learning?
  • How do we focus on critical thinking regardless of content/grade level?
  • How does context affect learning retention?
  • How does our classroom communication (verbal & non) impact children’s?
  • How do we create learning experiences rather than simply provide information?


RunningHorse Livingston is the founder and CEO of Mathematize Inc., whose mission is to promote education and educationally related opportunities for Native people. RunningHorse, a nationally recognized educator and consultant, has spent 13 years helping teachers across the country make sense of their roles in the age of Common Core standards and making schools more constructive places for Native children. He is an expert in mathematics instruction and school reform.

Fees, Registration, and Schedule

There are no fees to attend this event. Registration and continental breakfast are from 8:30 am - 9:00 am. The workshop runs from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.


Crowne Plaza Hotel
4402 E Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
Ph: (608) 244-4703  | Email: 


Melissa Moe | Ph: 715-986-2020 ext. 2127

Bethany Lee | Ph: 715-986-2020 ext. 2126

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