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Assignment 4B: ECS 210 Wrap-up

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Blog Post #6

The subject of mathematics and its role in education is incredibly fascinating. Even outside of math class, there is a case to be made for math and numbers being integral components of the Western curriculum. As Dr. Russell discusses in her lecture, math can be taught and incorporated into lessons in more than one way. […] Continue reading

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Blog Post #5

As Westheimer and Kahne detail in their article, the three types of citizenship are personally responsible, participatory, and justice oriented. I had not known of those terms or their distinct definitions and differences until reading the article and watching the associated video, but upon understanding them, I can decisively conclude that my schooling was oriented […] Continue reading

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Blog Post #4

Dear [student], The issues you’ve brought up are incredibly disconcerting. As some of the most influential figures in the lives of young people, teachers have the responsibility and obligation to make sure that their students are being taught the right material. Treaty education is an incredibly important topic that needs to reach all students, irregardless […] Continue reading

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Blog Post #3

Upon reading the Ben Levin article “Curriculum policy and what should be learned in schools”, I learned a great deal about the development process behind Western curriculum both in the past and today. The article describes how the process has changed over time; in the past, the public had no say and education officials and […] Continue reading

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Blog Post #2

As commonsense is a concept that varies between different cultures and societies, it is difficult to pinpoint a universal concept for what being a “good” student entails. A definition commonly perceived by people is that a “good’ student does exactly what is expected of them by their school. “Good” students show up to class on […] Continue reading

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Blog Post #1

Kumashiro considers commonsense to be something that is so ingrained into culture and society that it is not questioned. There are countless different things that can be considered commonsense, and the term is widely used around the world. There are some things that are never questioned, and while the specifics can vary worldwide with different […] Continue reading

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Hey guys! Welcome to my ePortfolio! Feel free to take the time to explore my site and familiarize yourself with me and my stories! 😀 Continue reading

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