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Blog #4 – Aug. 4th/20

During fall semester several years ago, Dr. Mike Cappello received an email from an intern asking for help. Here’s part of it: “As part of my classes for my three week block I have picked up a Social Studies 30 course. This past week we have been discussing the concept of standard of living andContinue reading “Blog #4 – Aug. 4th/20” Continue reading

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Blog #3- July 28th-20

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 or maybe that concerns you?  After reading this article I feel like I have got a little bit more of a deeperContinue reading “Blog #3- July 28th-20” Continue reading

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Blog #2 – July 21/20

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the commonsense? In the 2nd chapter of the novel Kumashiro described being a “good” teacher as: ” …one entered school in September with little knowledge and skills. However, the school was filled with knowledge of subject matter as well as teaching strategies that enabledContinue reading “Blog #2 – July 21/20” Continue reading

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Blog #1 – July 14th/2020

How does Kumashiro define ‘commonsense?’ Why is it so important to pay attention to the ‘commonsense’?  Kushashiro starts by describing “common sense” as something that we grow up around. Things that we see or say with our American culture. We often view things that are common sense in our own point of view from ourContinue reading “Blog #1 – July 14th/2020” Continue reading

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