Author Archives: Sunshine Laborte

Blog 9: Curriculum as Literacy

At the beginning of the reading, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social order by means of force and law, suppressing the diversity of human worldviews. … Typically, this proposition creates oppression an… Continue reading

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Blog 8: Curriculum Literacy and Single Story

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? Learning how I read the world from a non-Western country is very different from l… Continue reading

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Blog 7 – Curriculum & Treaty Education

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 … Continue reading

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Blog 6: We are all treaty people

In Dwayne’s video of “On what terms can we speak?” states that colonialism has been embedded within the Canadian system. Dwayne also mentioned that “there was a disconnection of colonialism between Aboriginal and Canadians.” This idea explains the rela… Continue reading

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Blog 5: Learning from place

Throughout the article, re-inhabitation portrays the community’s interaction and connection with environment and place.  I remember in one of my classes last semester, we talked about individuals from the indigenous community and how they find the impo… Continue reading

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Blog 4: “Good Student”

Good student is defined as someone who do their readings, has a good work ethic, someone who listens, and someone who respects the teachers. The students that are most privilege are the normal students. If students are not acting normal such as being n… Continue reading

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Blog 3: Critical Summary Assignment

For my critical summary assignment, I chose to do race and curriculum. I find this topic to be intriguing because as a person from a non-Western country being educated by traditional pedagogy has an odd approach in education. Western curriculum and tra… Continue reading

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Week 2: Curriculum Theory & Practice

The first model of Smith’s curriculum theory and practice explores the idea of curriculum as transmitted. In this concept, Smith explains that curriculum is the “body of knowledge” that the students and teachers uses throughout the school year to ident… Continue reading

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Week 1: The Problem With Commonsense

Kumashiro’s definition of commonsense is generated from his experience in Nepal in which, his involvement within the community-made him realized that commonsense is seen as what everybody already knows without having to question the existence, purpose,… Continue reading

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Now You Can Blog from Everywhere!

We’ve made it quick and convenient for you to manage your blog from anywhere. In this blog post we’ll share the ways you can post to your Wix Blog. Blogging from Your Wix Blog Dashboard On the dashboard, you have everything you need to manage your blog… Continue reading

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