Author Archives: Rafaela Javier

Week 9: November 4th

Math as a Language Resources: Bear, L. L. (2000). Jagged worldviews colliding. In M. Batiste (Ed.), Reclaiming Indigenous voice and vision (pp. 77-85). UBC Press. Poirier, L. (2007). Teaching mathematics and the Inuit community, Canadian Journal of Sci… Continue reading

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Week 8: October 28

In this weeks blog we were ask to respond to the following prompt: How has your upbringing/schooling shaped how you “read the world?” What biases and lenses do you bring to the classroom? How might we unlearn / work against these biases? Which “single … Continue reading

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Week 7: October 23rd

In this weeks blog we were given two resources: https://www.edonline.sk.ca/bbcswebdav/library/materials/english/docs/Treaty%20Education%20Outcomes%20%26%20Indicators%20-%20Feb%2021%202013.pdf https://www.corwin.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/1690… Continue reading

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Week 6: October 16th

Response to Treaty Education For this weeks blog we are asked to create a response to an email from an intern while considering the following questions: What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) or First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) … Continue reading

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Week 5: October 7/9th

Learning From Place Restoule et al (2013) Some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. The reading for this weeks blog listed many examples of reinhabitation and decolonization. The beginning of th… Continue reading

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Week 4: September 30/02

What it Means to Be Good Student Kumashiro (2010). Against Common Sense, Chapter 2 (pp. 19 – 33) – “Preparing Teachers for Crisis: What It Means to Be a Student” Being a good student means acting the way your educators expect you to act. “The kind of s… Continue reading

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Week 3: September 23/25

Maxine Greene Beliefs on Aesthetic Education One of the topics/concepts that I am interested in is Aesthetic experience and getting students more involved in schools. Specifically on Maxine Greene’s beliefs in aesthetic education which pays more attent… Continue reading

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Week 2: September 16/18

Smith – Curriculum Theory and Practice What are the four models of curriculum described in the article, and what are the main benefits and/or drawbacks of each? The four models of curriculum described in the article: curriculum as a syllabus to be tran… Continue reading

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Week 1: September 9/11

The problem of common sense (Introduction; Kumashiro. (2009). Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, pp. XXIX – XLI). Kumashiro defines common sense as “what everyone should know”. He described many things that he was accust… Continue reading

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