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Active Citizens: Why Should We Care?

In my own schooling I don’t remember a lot that was taught about citizenship, but my experiences with external sources with the school helped dramatically. What I am referring to is mainly the field trips that I partook in throughout … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week 9: Reading Response

In my schooling, we did not really have any citizenship education. There was a point in one of my classes where we had to learn the textbook definition of each type of citizen, but we were not tested or further taught on the subject. This is unfortunate as I did not even remember these types … Continue reading Week 9: Reading Response Continue reading

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Math Might Not Always Make Sense

With Mathematics being my major in my degree, one may think that I strive in the field of mathematics and have a passion for it. However, it seems to be a different aspect in my own opinion due to my … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week 8: Reading Response

In my experience, I have never been in a math class or witnessed one that seemed oppressive to anyone. The main focus of the mathematics classes I attended was just to solve math problems/equations. The only way I can think that would include oppression is the word problems. If there was any oppression included in … Continue reading Week 8: Reading Response Continue reading

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Maybe your Math was Right all along

I grew up in a culture that was very strict on learning math from a young age. To their defense it seemed like math was the one subject we can all agree on right!! Well WRONG!! The problem with mathematics isn’t the numbers itself but the way the numbers are conveyed. Whether Johnny dropped a… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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we are ALL treaty people

OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND IS WRONG!!!!! Schools who do not teach Treaty Ed because of the  lack of visible First Nations are not doing a service to their students. We are ALL treaty people includes you and I regardless of race, gender, or even sexuality. As long as you are on this (CANADIAN)… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week 7: Reading Response

This email was unfortunately not shocking or surprising. Many schools do not implement First Nations or Treaty Education into their classrooms, and it is quite upsetting. The sentence that upset me most is: “ I have asked my Coop for advice on Treaty Education and she told me that she does not see the purpose … Continue reading Week 7: Reading Response Continue reading

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Treaty Education Help: Student Intern

Dear future educator,                 Although the purpose of treaty education is different in your perspective than it is in your placement, I applaud your thinking to ask for help. My only advice to you is to look back and wonder … Continue reading Continue reading

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Week 6: Reading Response

There is reinhabitation shown in this article; it is presented in many different ways: (1) Connection with nature, going on traditional lands to connect the students with the land. (2)Re-introducing traditional Cree ways, bringing back Indigenous knowledge so that the students are benefitted. (3) Brought multiple generations together to share, connect, and explore all of … Continue reading Week 6: Reading Response Continue reading

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Learning from Place

List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. How might you adapt these ideas to considering place in your own subject areas and teaching? Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing Throughout the narrative it is evident that reinhabitation and decolonization is happening through… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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