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Curriculum as Numeracy

1) At the beginning of the reading, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social …

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Curriculum and Treaty Education

What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) or First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Content and Perspectives (general) …

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Curriculum as Place

Throughout the narrative, the incorporation of multiple generations was used as a way to reclaim indigenous knowledge and start a …

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Curriculum Politics as Public Policy

Before Reading: (Levin, B. (2008). Curriculum policy and the politics of what should be learned in schools.) Before you do …

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The Good Student and its Limitations

A good student is essentially a student with no “problems”. They contribute but not too much and they do not …

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Paulo Friere: Inquiry in Pedagogy

“Any situation in which some men prevent others from engaging in the process of inquiry is one of violence;… to …

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The Social Efficiency Ideology: Michael Schiro

In the section of Michael Schiro’s book titled “Social Efficiency Ideology”,he touches on multiple aspects of education including curriculum, behavior, …

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The Trouble with a Right Answer

In education, there is a common pattern of directing students towards the right answer. In a speech done by Neil …

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The Complication in Common Sense

In The Problem of Common Sense, Kumashiro defines “commonsense” as commonplace truths and habits which can be both limiting and …

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