Category Archives: ECS 210

Curriculum Policy and Politics

How do I imagine curricula are developed? When I think of how curricula are developed my mind instantly jumps to those that will be using it to teach, teachers! I can imagine a bunch of seasoned teachers brought together by the government to discuss their collective area of interest and expertise in order to define […] Continue reading

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Place.

This week’s reading was the reading on “Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing”. This article discussed where students did a 10 river trip with an audio documentary.  The goal of this trip was to (a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in … Continue reading Place. Continue reading

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Summary of Learning

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Summary of Learning

Had a lovely time engaging with the educators and the class during this journey where we prepared ourselves to become better educators. This is my attempt to summarize the journey using PowerPoint as my tool. – Nazima Advertisements Continue reading

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ECS Summary of Learning

This has been one heck of a semester! I have really enjoyed all of the learning that I have done in this class and am so grateful that I decided to take it! Below is Sydney McGrath and I’s Summary of Learning where we chronicled our learning journey in ECS 210! Check it out! To […] Continue reading

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Summary of Course Learnings

VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egmKsnUD-U8&feature=youtu.be Personal story: life background of activism  My Grandfather was industrialist, he came to Canada from England and started a plastic factory in the 60s, this means that my social position in settler colonialism is property-class settler. This means I’m not descended from workers who were forced by capitalist dispossession to come to Canada … Continue reading Summary of Course Learnings Continue reading

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working title – learning from place

1. List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. 2. How might you adapt these ideas towards considering place in your own subject areas and teaching? “identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) … Continue reading working title – learning from place Continue reading

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How do you break a bias? Provide critical perspectives on contemporary capitalism

Respond to the following: How has your upbringing/schooling shaped how you you “read the world?” What biases and lenses do you bring to the classroom? How might we unlearn / work against these biases? Which “single stories” were present in your own schooling? Whose truth mattered? I don’t remember much of my elementary or high … Continue reading How do you break a bias? Provide critical perspectives on contemporary capitalism Continue reading

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Learning Treaty: It’s Nutritious for White Kids, too!

PROMPTS: This is a real issue in schools. As you listen to Dwayne’s invitation/challenge, as you listen to Claire’s lecture and as you read Cynthia’s narrative – use these resources and your blog to craft a response to this student’s email. Consider the following questions: 1. What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) … Continue reading Learning Treaty: It’s Nutritious for White Kids, too! Continue reading

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Future teaching

The teachers in our world transform and bring us up in a certain way. Whether schooling in the classroom, or at home, there is definite shape on how people determine your future self. My parents, the centre of my influence, have shaped me the most on how I read the world. Just as much, teachers … Continue reading Future teaching Continue reading

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