Author Archives: Chelsea Gulash

March 17th post: Mathematics

As far back as I can remember in elementary school math was never something I excelled at and was never “my thing” I liked Science class and English because they always seemed to just make sense to me. These teachers all seemed to tech in the same way and obviously looking back it was theContinue reading “March 17th post: Mathematics” Continue reading

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Curriculum as Literacy

My schooling and upbringing have shaped how I “read the world” in many ways. I went to both predominantly white elementary school and high school although high school was a healthy mix of all kinds of cultures the white culture was still predominant. This shaping the diversity that I was around and the culture thatContinue reading “Curriculum as Literacy” Continue reading

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Citizenship Education

Throughout my elementary years we were very much so led to do activities throughout the community that would help make it better and the people living in that community were also able to benefit from our actions. I had a teacher in grade 5 that gave us a project called “random acts of kindness”. ForContinue reading “Citizenship Education” Continue reading

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Response to Treaty Education

After reading Cynthia Chamber’s We Are All Treaty People there was one paragraph near the end that stood out to me. I started to write this blog post backwards as I had lots to say for the second question floating in my mind right at the start so I wanted to get it written down,Continue reading “Response to Treaty Education” Continue reading

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Chelsea Gulash’s ECS210 Blog 2020-02-11 18:14:54

In the first article that we read it is focused solely on what should be taught in schools and who decides what should be taught and what should be included in the curriculum. Those involved in the process are the government, teachers, historians and even the textbook companies decide what content is put into aContinue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum as place

Ways that the article Learning From Place bring up or suggest Reinhabitation and Decolonization are: Bringing the children of the community together by having them taught by elders and forming connections. Cree language still being spoken. Having the children create a audio documentary about the river (their relationship to it or the trips that theyContinue reading “Curriculum as place” Continue reading

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What does it mean to be a “good” student

After reading the article about what it means to be a good student, it is made clear that there is no one straight definition of what makes a “good” student. Society thinks that children attending the same school with the same teachers will be shaped into the same student, with the same set of valuesContinue reading “What does it mean to be a “good” student” Continue reading

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Assignment 1: Blog post

     For this assignment I have chosen to write about Sexual Identity and the Curriculum. I have chose to do this topic because to me it is something that I find interesting and that draws me in to figure more about it and how as practicing teachers we can incorporate it into the school systemContinue reading “Assignment 1: Blog post” Continue reading

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Tyler Rationale

All through my schooling in both  elementary and high school I experienced teachers teaching straight from the same curriculum and doing the activities and lessons that where comfortable to them and what they knew how to do. Data collection was big in our schools, we had to go out of the classroom for bench markingContinue reading “Tyler Rationale” Continue reading

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The problem of common sense response

In the reading Kumashiro to me does not seem to have one definite definition of common sense. Kumashiro talks about the ways that Nepal teaches and how their practice is very standard with lectures, followed by practice and then an exam. He talks about his mission going to Nepal as a Resource Teacher was toContinue reading “The problem of common sense response” Continue reading

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