Author Archives: Dustin Orban

Post #4

I believe teaching Treaty Ed and First Nations content and perspective is extremely important when there are no or few First Nations individuals in the classroom. It is extremely important because it is the history of all people who live in Canada and not just First Nations people. It is especially important for children whoContinue reading “Post #4” Continue reading

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Post #3

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?  The article talks about how there are two main ways in which school curricula are developed andContinue reading “Post #3” Continue reading

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Post #2

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the common sense? The good student according to common sense is always focused on school work and never gets distracted by things in the classroom or at home. They listen attentively to the teacher, sit throughout class, raise their hands to speak and generallyContinue reading “Post #2” Continue reading

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Week 1

How does Kumashiro define ‘common-sense?’ Why is it so important to pay attention to the ‘common-sense’?  For Kumashiro ‘common-sense’ is an extremely reductive mindset that restricts the thoughts and imaginations of individuals. It is the belief that what is being done and has always been done is correct and any other way of behaving isContinue reading “Week 1” Continue reading

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