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Product or Process?

I found that the Inuit teaching system challenges Eurocentric teaching system is that their teachings are taught in different languages. Inuit speak Inuktitut, but are given the option to learn French and English once they reach grade 3. This enables … Continue reading Continue reading

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Lifelong Diversity

When I first started school, I thought all the students were the same. We were all white, middle class, two parents and majority of us had siblings or would have siblings.  In my little rural town, everyone knew everyone. I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Canada’s History, Current & Future

 Part 1) According to the Levin article, how are school curricula developed and implemented? What new information/perspectives does this reading provide about the development and implementation of school curriculum? Is there anything that surprises you or maybe that concerns you?  … Continue reading Continue reading

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Are We All Treaty People?

Canada would not exist as it is today without treaties, this being said we are all treaty people. I learned this last year and didn’t really understand what that meant. I continue to learn more about what being a treaty … Continue reading Continue reading

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Is History Important?

The article talks about the importance of including old, young, and in between in any sort of learning or decision making process.  The concepts of reinhabitation and decolonization, as they pertain to education, are the topics I have never really … Continue reading Continue reading

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What Makes A Good Student?

 Kumashiro explains his understanding of what a “good” student is. A good student is  one that processes the proper knowledge and understands the material that is being taught. This understanding of what being a “good” student is set by society. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Assignment One

In the book Gender: Your Guide, written by the scholar, Lee Airton, he wrote that he “had to go to the bathroom. No big deal, right? Airports have bathrooms. Well visiting a gendered bathroom actually is a big deal for … Continue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum Theory and Practice Reading Response

The four models of curriculum described in the article are: 1. Curriculum as a body of knowledge to be transmitted. 2. Curriculum as an attempt to achieve certain ends in students – product. 3. Curriculum as process. 4. Curriculum as … Continue reading Continue reading

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Common Sense Reading Response

Kumashiro learned that common sense means something different everywhere you go. When she started her first teaching job, she wanted to make a big impact on children. She learned that common sense in the United States to be different then … Continue reading Continue reading

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