Ȩhsáhdok

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flowing river

All grade 9 students that come to STEAM Academy will go through the Ȩhsáhdok (you will grow) program. The Ȩhsáhdok program aims to redesign education by giving grade 9 students an opportunity to obtain 3 high school credits through a holistic approach over the course of a semester. Their first semester of grade nine looks like this: 

Time Class
Period 1 Ehsahdok
(Science, Geography & Learning Strategies)
5 min break
Period 2
1 hour lunch
Period 3
5 min break
Period 4 Visual Arts or Robotics

The program is focused on braiding Hodinohso:ni culture and languages into hands-on skills, community building, land-based learning and real-world experiences.