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Week 8

1.Think back on your experiences of the teaching and learning of mathematics — were there aspects of it that were oppressive and/or discriminating for you or other students? When I look back on my mathematics educational career, I am not filled with fond memories. I dreaded the idea of stepping foot in any math class…. Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week 6 and 7

Week 6: 1. List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. Throughout the reading, I noticed many ways in which reinhabitation and decolonization are conducted. This was done mainly through a 10-day river trip with youth, adult and elder participants traveling together on their traditional waters and lands learning about many… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week 5

Before Reading: Before I looked at the reading I had a understanding that school curriculums were developed by people who were directly involved in my education. This being select department heads in the province, principals, and members in the school districts. Of course I knew that members of the government had a large impact on… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week 4: The Good Student

The automatic thought of what a “good student” is one who does what is instructed. A student that complies to instructions, only speaks when called upon, doesn’t fidget, and finishes assignment on time. The list goes on, but one thing is clear, it is not easy to meet the expectations of being a “good student”…. Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Week 3

Choose a quotation related to education. It might be a quote from lecture, a quote from the list posted here, 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 the teacher, about the student? How does it… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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