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Gerry, here are my blogs for marking! Please and thank you.

Week Three:
https://alexledouxblog.wordpress.com/2019/03/08/week-three/
Week Ten:
https://alexledouxblog.wordpress.com/2019/04/11/week-ten/
Week Seven:
https://alexledouxblog.wordpress.com/2019/03/25/week-seven/
Week Five:
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Week Ten

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? As I grew up I learned a lot of conflicting ideas towards my… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Nine

Week 9: Curriculum as Numeracy At the beginning of the reading, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social order by means of force and law, suppressing the diversity of human worldviews. … Typically, this proposition creates oppression and discrimination” (p. 77). Think back on your experiences of the teaching… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Eight

Week 8: Curriculum as Citizen 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? Explore what this approach to the curriculum made (im)possible in regards to citizenship. The examples of citizenship that I remember in… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Seven

Week 7: Treaty Education A student intern’s experience on Treaty Education in their field placement: As part of my classes for my three week block I have picked up a Social Studies 30 course. This past week we have been discussing the concept of standard of living and looking at the different standards across Canada …. Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Six

Week 6: Learning From Place List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. How might you adapt these ideas towards considering place in your own subject areas and teaching. In the reading “Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing” I saw the notion of… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Five

Week 5: Curriculum Policy Before reading: how do you think school curriculum is developed? After reading: how are school curricula developed and implemented? What new information does this reading provide about the development and implementation of school curriculum?  Before reading…. I think that curriculum is developed by societal values and what might work toward student… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Four

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the commonsense? Which students are privileged by this definition of the good student? What is made impossible to see/understand/believe because of these commonsense ideas? To be a good student meant you sat quietly and still, you listened to instructions, followed specific tasks, and behaved… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Three

Week 3: Educational Theorist Quote I have been taught throughout most of my later school years through a very traditionalist approach. It worked for me. I struggled in different ways but I had no other choice but to overcome that. I was lucky because there are a lot of children that can’t get past this way… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week Two

Week 2: Curriculum Theory and Practice I feel as though I didn’t experience the strict Tyler rationale of curriculum within my years as an elementary student. However, once I had continued into junior high and later high school I definitely began experiencing this type of traditionalist rationale in most of my classes. The type of curriculum… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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