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ECS 210- Blog Post #10

Looking back on my upbringing/school, I realize how lucky I was to have gone to school where I did. I attended Marion McVeety elementary school which had a very diverse student population. There were countless different cultures and races within my school. It was a fairly small school and we all knew each other and… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #9

When I think back to my K-12 schooling, I can think of many ways we demonstrated citizenship. At my elementary school, we collected food for the food bank twice a year. One we did before Christmas, and one before Easter. We also did school yard clean ups a few times during school every year. However,… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #8

My Experiences: All throughout school, I loved math, hence why I am a math minor. It was always my favourite thing to do at school, other than Physical Education class and lunch of course. Now, I don’t remember math ever being oppressive or discriminating, but I also would not have known what that meant until… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #7

After reading the email from the intern, I was honestly not really surprised with what they were experiencing in the field. The way we as pre-service teachers are taught in university is so different than experienced teachers in the field were. I believe that it is so important to teach in a different way than… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #6

Decolonization and Reinhabitation… “it was evident that a community priority was bringing together Elders and youth so they could learn from one another about the role and meaning of the land to social well-being” (p.73). Relationships between all people Practicing tradition Shared learnings between Elders and youth Creating connections to the land   At Treaty… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #5

Before Reading: How do you think that school curricula are developed? This is something I have never thought of before. I know that there are many people who co-write the curriculum. Considering curriculum in Canada is broken up by province, maybe it is developed based on location? Looking at the phys.ed 20/30 curriculum, it is… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #4

“Good” Student… Kumashiro defined common sense as “what everyone should know” (Kumashiro, 2009; p. XXIX) and is based off of their geographical and cultural place. A good student is someone who is quiet and listens to the teacher, regularly attends school and is on time, is engaged in class, and finishes their work to the… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #3

“What matters today. . . is not how much our students know, but what they can do with what they know” -Tony Wagner   Thoughts… When I first read this quote, the word today stood out to me. This is showing the difference between education now, and education in the past. Although educators think they… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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ECS 210- Blog Post #2

Ralph Tyler introduced four Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction in 1949:   What educational purposes should the school seek to attain? What educational experiences can be provided that are likely to attain these purposes? How can these educational experiences be effectively organized? How can we determine whether these purposes are being attained?   This… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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