Author Archives: Karly Schmitz

Final Video Project

Here is the link to my Final Video for ECS 210 https://youtu.be/r1Ib9mlIf-s Continue reading

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Blog Post #10: Curriculum as Numeracy

Throughout my schooling I never thought about the ways we were being taught were discriminatory or oppressive, especially in Math. I did not think about other ways that Math could be taught because I always thought there was one way to do Math and that… Continue reading

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Blog Post #9: Reading the World

Biases are everywhere within the world. Everyone has some sort of bias but it is what you do with these biases that makes the difference. Growing up in Chaplin, which is a small farming community, I learned that a lot of people have a lot of negative b… Continue reading

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Blog Post #8: Citizenship

I grew up in the very small town of Chaplin and the K-12 school within my town is dominantly white students. Treaty education and cultural perspectives of Indigenous groups were not taught and were not the focus in my education. This is partially becau… Continue reading

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Blog Post #7: Treaty People and Education

It is so important to teach all students Treaty education and cultural perspectives of Indigenous peoples. However, this opinion is not widely shared. Many people do not believe that it is important to be educated on these topics or that students do no… Continue reading

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Blog Post #6:

Part 1 Response: According to the Levin article, the school curricula is developed and implemented in a political way. Levin describes this throughout the article by saying that “every education policy decision can be seen as being, in some sense, a po… Continue reading

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Blog Post #5: Learning From Place

Within Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing we explore the critical pedagogy of place and how it is attempting to discover and create reinhabitation and decolonization. Through the bringing of generations together we… Continue reading

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Blog Post #4- Good Student

Being a “good student” according to commonsense is often idealistic. We imagine the good students as quiet, smart, and well behaved. Students are expected to sit quietly in their desks and stay on task during class. Students who obey the teacher and do… Continue reading

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Blog Post #3: Critical Summary

Within Collaborating to Plan and Implement a Sex Education Curriculum for Individuals With Disabilities by James Sinclair, Laurie G. Kahn, Dawn A. Rowe, Valerie L. Mazzotti, Kara A. Hirano, and Christen Knowles, they discuss how important it is to crea… Continue reading

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Reading Response #2: Tyler Rationale

The Tyler Rationale is still used in our school curriculum even though it is outdated. It uses a system that, on paper, makes a lot of sense but is not practical for today’s school system. While it does have variation depending on the society it is imp… Continue reading

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