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Summary of Learning

One day, I hope to be an art teacher. That is the reason that I am taking ECS 210. I dream of helping children learn to reflect, communicate, and connect with themselves and others through art. Doctor Laura JJ Dessauer … Continue reading
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Week 6

Part 1 (Numeracy): Using Gale’s lecture, Poirier’s article, and Bear’s article, identify at least three ways in which Inuit mathematics challenges Eurocentric ideas about the purpose of mathematics and the way we learn it. Inuit mathematics and Eurocentric mathematics have … Continue reading
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Week Five

What examples of citizenship education do you remember from your K-12 schooling? What types of citizenship (e.g. which of the three types mentioned in the article) were the focus?  From my experience throughout Kindergarten to Grade 12, I would say … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week Four: Building Curriculum

Hello! Thank you for your email. First of all, you are doing well taking the first step, seeing the importance of Treaty Education and wanting to integrate it into your classroom. I understand it is difficult to teach a perspective … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week Three: Curriculum in Saskatchewan

According to the Levin article, how are school curricula developed and implemented? According to the Levin article, the government has a great influence on the development and implementation of curricula. Unfortunately, the teachers have minimal say. Considering most of the … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week Two: History of Curriculum

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the commonsense? According to commonsense, a “good” student meets the teachers’ expectations and behaves appropriately according to the teacher’s or society’s set standards.  A few of these expectations and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week One: What is Curriculum?

How does Kumashiro define common sense? In Kumashiro’s article, The Problem of Common Sense, Kumashiro defines common sense as, “what everyone should know.” It is how people in society live. Common sense is what someone assumes is the “right thing” … Continue reading Continue reading

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