Author Archives: Caleb Lueck

ECS 210 – Summary of Learning

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Mathematics isn’t off the hook

This subject was very intriguing to me as mathematics is my major area of study. I always thought that it was an area that didn’t really apply to the things we talk about in class such as being oppressive or … Continue reading Continue reading

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Reading the World Differently

I would say that my upbringing and schooling was very unique compared to others. I say this because I was raised in a religious family, with my parents being very involved in our church. Along with this, from Pre-K all … Continue reading Continue reading

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Curriculum and Treaty Ed.

Part 1) According to the Levin article, how are school curricula developed and implemented? What new information/perspectives does this reading provide about the development and implementation of school curriculum? Is there anything that surprises you or maybe that concerns you?  … Continue reading Continue reading

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We Are All What!?!?

When it comes to teaching about Treaty Education or introducing First Nations perspectives, there can come a lot of resistance and stubbornness, and we see this happen in the email sent to Mike. I would be lying if I said … Continue reading Continue reading

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Learning From Place

The article [Learning From Place] suggests that a “critical pedagogy of place” aims to: a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) identify and change … Continue reading Continue reading

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What It Means to Be a Good Student

In Chapter 2, Kumashiro describes her experience teaching over several years, where she describes, how her ideas of what a “good student” looked like began to change. She describes two main students that she taught, who she calls “M” and … Continue reading Continue reading

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Critical Summary Intro – Place-Based Curriculum

When I began looking through the list of possible topics and concepts, the one that really caught my eye was Place-based curriculum. I wasn’t sure exactly what it was, but just seeing the name of made me interested and curious … Continue reading Continue reading

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“Curriculum Theory and Practice” Response

In ECS 210 so far, we talked a lot about what curriculum is, and we were asked to come up with our own definition. A few of the things that people said were things that I had always known deep … Continue reading Continue reading

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“The Problem of Common Sense” Response

Introduction; Kumashiro. (2009). Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, pp. XXIX – XLI Question: How does Kumashiro define ‘commonsense?’ Why is it so important to pay attention to the ‘commonsense’? Common sense described by Kumashiro is “what … Continue reading Continue reading

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