I first met Evan and Susanna at a handful of WAYK workshops, which were each about two to five days long: three workshops at the Alaska Native Heritage Center in Anchorage and one at the Songhees Wellness Center in Victoria, BC. Because of my attendance at these workshops, I was lucky enough to find out… Read more »
March 26, 2018 – April 8, 2018 The WAYK team will travel to the interior of Alaska in April 2018 to work with teachers, students, and community members in partnership with the Alaska Gateway School District. The school district has schools located in the communities of Dot Lake, Eagle, Tanacross, Tetlin, Tok, Mentasta Lake, and Northway, in… Read more »
WAYK returns to the Alaska Native Heritage Center for our third follow-up training with their Yup’ik and Iñupiaq teaching teams. In preparation for this training, the WAYK team has visited both Yup’ik and Iñupiaq language classes offered as part of ANHC’s current project. This training will continue to focus on incorporating WAYK Techniques into the other language teaching… Read more »
The WAYK team will visit with SENĆOŦEN language teachers and learners to provide a 5-day introductory workshop in partnership with the W̱SÁNEĆ School Board. Beyond an introduction to the essentials of WAYK, the workshop will focus on strategies for immersion sessions, particularly those that might be useful for adult learners, both for participants in the SENĆOŦEN Master… Read more »
This introductory WAYK workshop will focus on techniques that can be used inside and outside of the classroom. The workshop is designed to support the beginning of ANHC’s three-year project with Yup’ik and Inupiaq.