FNS 211. Mentoring First Nations Youth. 3 Credits.
In this is a service learning course that places college students in the field in K-8 classrooms as mentors and tutors to First Nations children. The course teaches skills and dispositions to work with children, teachers, staff and administrators in K-8 with an emphasis on First Nations education. Through extensive field work in K-8 classrooms, undergraduates develop successful relationships in the schools, experience early classroom involvement, and interact with youth. The course is unique in its emphasis on indigenous education and working with First Nations youth while learning from tribal Elder teachers.
P: As required to work in WI public schools, students must pass a back ground check and students must pass a TB test.
Fall and Spring.