Author Archives: Chelsey Wolf

Curriculum as Numeracy

Thinking back on my experiences with math in school, most of them are not very positive because of the school I was attending and the multiple grades in the classroom. Math was a difficult subject for me because we often had to learn from the textbook… Continue reading

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Teaching Through Lenses

I never really thought about the way I “read the world” or what lenses I bring to the classroom but after reading the article, I realize how the lenses of teachers can really affect student’s education. My schooling and upbringing have shaped how I re… Continue reading

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Curriculum as Citizenship

The types of citizenship focused on this week in lecture and in the article was personally responsible citizen which describes a citizen who will make a good person to function well in society, to maintain their position in society and not stand out. … Continue reading

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Curriculum as Treaty Education

As I read through and listened to the resources provided for this blog, I came across lots of new perspectives on Treaty Education and many great ways to implement Indigenous knowledge into the classroom. The article and videos provided are great … Continue reading

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Creating The Curriculum

After reading Levin’s article about the development of a curriculum, I have a better understanding for how the curriculum is created which is by a process starting with a policy. A group or a person presents a policy then if the policy is supposed to … Continue reading

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Learning from Places

Throughout this experiment there is examples of reinhabitation and decolonization but I think what is most important about this article is that there was a connection between a community, there was learning and teaching from community members and elde… Continue reading

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‘Good Student’

The phrase, “they are a good student” has remained the same for many decades now, this phrase includes doing well on standardize testing, understanding how to read, write, and work through arithmetic. This also includes having polite manners, listenin… Continue reading

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Curriculum Summary

The article, Preparations for the Duties of life: Women Reformers and the Functional Curriculum, 1893-1918, written by Christine Woyshner in 2004 explored a movement for all women in education. Womens clubs in the early 1900s sparked a change in the c… Continue reading

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Curriculum Theory and Practice: Tyler Rationale

The Tyler Rationale theory of curriculum greatly affected my elementary schooling because of attending a school in such a small rural community. The four questions his theory was based around are, “What educational purposes should the school seek to … Continue reading

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Common Sense

Kumashiro defines common sense by relating it back to what we already know, common senses is the knowledge we carry by what we learn from our past or past generations. So, in reference to the school system and learning, we think classrooms should be r… Continue reading

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