Treaty Education- Week 5

This week in class we discussed the importance of treaty education in the curriculum/ classroom. Which I have always understood to be an important subject to teach, but this week gave me more concrete reasons. This week also taught me how the different ways of teaching and approaching is also extremely important and what itContinue reading “Treaty Education- Week 5”

Learning from Place- Week 4

The article suggests that a “critical pedagogy of place” aims to: a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) identify and change ways of thinking that injure and exploit other people and places (decolonization) (p.74). List some of the waysContinue reading “Learning from Place- Week 4”

Curriculum Theory and Practice

  In this week’s reading “Curriculum theory and practice” by Mark K Smith we were presented by four different approaches to curriculum  Curriculum as a body of knowledge to be transmitted. Curriculum as an attempt to achieve certain ends in students – product.  Curriculum as process. Curriculum as praxis  Transmitted- This an effective approach toContinue reading “Curriculum Theory and Practice”

The Problem of Common Sense Responds

Kumashiro defines common sense as certain things or people. It is Important to understand that where and how we grow up gravely affects what we define as common sense. Many times we do not take into consideration what others people’s ideas of common sense are. Kumashiro explains to us when his view of common senseContinue reading “The Problem of Common Sense Responds”

The Problem Of Common Sense

kumashiro defines common sense as certain things or people. It is Important to understand that where and how we grow up gravely affects what we define as common sense. Many times we do not take into consideration what others people’s ideas of common sense are. Kumashiro explains to us when his view of common senseContinue reading “The Problem Of Common Sense”

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