Author Archives: Nicole Spalding

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Gerry PLEASE Mark This!

Here are the four blog posts I have chosen for my evaluation: Responding to Learning from Place Treaty Education: Why it is Important and How We Are all Treaty People Curriculum as Numeracy Reading Response to Smith’s “Curriculum Theory and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Responding to Kumashiro’s Against Common Sense: Chapter 7

My views on people in other countries mirror the views that Adichie described in the TED Talk we viewed in class. I remember watching those T.V. commercials depicting little black kids wasting away in their mothers’ arms with captions asking … Continue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum as Numeracy

When I read the article, Jagged Worldviews Colliding by Leroy Little Bear I found myself making connections between the math curriculum that I studied in school and Indigenous knowledge in mathematics as well as the connections between high school physics … Continue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum as Citizenship

In my K-12 schooling I can recall experiencing all three types of citizenship (Personally responsible Participatory, Justice-oriented). The personally responsible citizenship is one that I remember most from my learning experience. We did lots of volunteer work, fundraising, and learning … Continue reading Continue reading

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Treaty Education: Why it is Important and How We Are All Treaty People

Treaty Education is in the Saskatchewan curriculum, and it will remain there for many days to come. It is important for all students to learn about treaty education especially non-indigenous students. As Claire says in her interview, Indigenous students already … Continue reading Continue reading

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Responding to Learning from Place

“Excursion into traditional territory” I would say is a hidden oxymoron in the narrative Learning From Place (I’m not sure if this was intentional or not). How sad is it that traditional land, once their home has become a place … Continue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum Policy and the Politics of What Should be Learned in Schools – Response

Before the Reading: how do you think that school curricula are developed? This is an entry point to this topic and whatever you write will be fine. Curriculum is developed by provincial government’s, specifically, The Ministry of Education. Topics and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Response to Kumashiro’s “Against Common Sense” Chapter 2

Kumashiro describes the ideal student as one that: closely follow instructions shares the same values as their teachers sits still works quietly follows all of the school rules does not exhibit conflict with other students or teachers These ideas of … Continue reading Continue reading

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John Dewey: The Beginning of Progressive Education

Choose a quote related to education. It might be a quote from lecture or a quote you found independently. In a post, unpack that quote. Think about what it makes possible and impossible in education. What does it say about … Continue reading Continue reading

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