Author Archives: PAIGE STERZER - BLOG

ECS 210 Final

Here is a link to my final project for ECS 210. This class as been a great resource to my learning and I am looking forward to applying it to my next years of schooling and my future career as an educator. Enjoy!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CYAnH6CVaC8&feature=youtu.be […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Curriculum as Numeracy

[…] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Curriculum as Literacy

Schooling is a critical point of socialization to any child, shaping their beliefs, values and “reading of the world”. Throughout my schooling I was taught how to read, write and comprehend the English language. It also taught me how to challenge myself. To challenge my opinions and thoughts. Although this didn’t start occurring till I was in high school and university. Before I was lost as to what was important and what I was comprehending. This new found challenge allowed me […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Curriculum Citizenship

Citizenship has been seen within the education system since the beginning of our schooling. Some examples of where this is prevalent are: school groups, sports, and students within the classroom. These examples that were seen ranged in all 3 of the citizenship types; Personally-Responsible Citizen, Participatory Citizen and Justice-Oriented Citizens. The most focused group was the personally-responsible and participatory citizens. Many groups within the school were community orientated and […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Treaty Education

The purpose of teaching Treaty Ed is to gain knowledge. Whether your classroom has a diverse group of students or not the soul purpose of this education is to gain knowledge. The society we live in ranges in all types of diversity and cultures and teaching those about diversity is essential. Our job as educators is to share the knowledge and diversity that graces our Earth. Students may not see the importance of Treaty Ed but in order to grow we have to learn, learn of the troubling past for Ind […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Curriculum Policy

School curriculum and development is harshly implemented through the use of politics. The government holds power and applies this power over the community opinion. Policies are set within the best interest of the government and very little insight of the public opinion. Due to the importance of education in communities, the government controls the matter of policies that are put into place within the curriculum. What they believe is important at the time of setting policies is deemed important t […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Learning from Place

A critical pedagogy of place aims for reinhabitation and decolonization, connecting, restoring and creating an area of how to live. Along with sharing and exploiting knowledge through storytelling. These aims can be seen in the article, “Learning from Place” by Jean-Paul Restoule, Sheila Gruner and Edmund Metatawabin. ​The act of reinhabitation can be seen from generational knowledge, passed on from elders to youth within the communities. Their expression of connecting wit […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

“Good” Students

According to common sense a “good” student is meant to listen and obey the instructions of the teacher, following suit of what society deems as good. Readily waiting to learn and pay attention in class. Expected to know the answers and study hard for exams and quizzes, understanding the course content that the teacher is teaching. The students that are privileged from the standpoint of a “good” student are often those that understand the class material, are able to concen […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Critical Summary

Hidden within the curriculum is embedded educational experiences further than the curriculum itself. In the journal article “Revealing the Hidden Curriculum in Higher Education” written by José Víctor Orón Semper and Maribel Blasco, hidden curriculum is explored in higher education with the recognition of the transition from a teacher-centered education to a student-centered education (Oron Semper and Blasco 481). In the context of school, students are taught mor […] Continue reading

Leave a comment

Curriculum Theory and Practice Response

The curriculum developed has been influenced by many years and theories from a traditional perspective. Within the school system the Tyler rationale can be seen today with; teacher conferences to ensure a student is provided goals within their courses, breaking down curriculum content into smaller units and sections, written exams to test course knowledge. The Tyler rationale goal is to plan out courses and content based off of student and school needs. This goal has both advantages and disadvan […] Continue reading

Leave a comment