Author Archives: Brooklyn Nordgulen

Summary of Learning

Hi everyone! Here is the link to my Summary of Learning video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUSHNXQBVoY

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Blog 9: Reading the World

I grew up in a small town called Southey which is only 40 minutes north of Regina. There is only one school in Southey which is K-12 throughout the school there are only about 300 students. My graduating class had 36 kids and more than half of us were together right from the start, so […] Continue reading

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Blog #8: Curriculum as a Citizen

I honestly can not remember citizenship education in my school. The main thing I remember was coming from a small town often times students mainly in the middle years or high school ages were given chances to go out in the community to help out rather than being in class. While coming into the school […] Continue reading

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Blog 6: Curriculum Development

Levin (pg.8) states “Curriculum is defined as an official statement of what students are expected to know and able to do” but really who exactly develops the curriculum? Throughout the article “Curriculum Policy and the Politics of What Should be Learned in School” by Ben Levin, it is made aware that politics are crucial to […] Continue reading

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Blog 5: Treaty Education

It is so important that we make sure Indigenous topics are discussed, even to those who are not Indigenous. “We are all treaty people” to me means to constantly educate ourselves and others about the Indigenous culture and respect the land that we live on. A huge portion of Canadians live one treaty land, so […] Continue reading

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Blog Post 5: Learning From Place

Reinhabitation is restoring a connection and teaching of how to live. This has been passed down from generation to generation and like the article shows how important it is for the elders to pass down the knowledge to the youth. Like in the article forming a relationship with the land, and how nature is an […] Continue reading

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Blog Post 4: A “Good” Student

What does it mean to be a “good” student? A “good” student according to the common sense is someone who follows the instruction provided and listens closely. Every teacher dreams of having the “good” students in their classrooms. These “good” students are on time and do not question anything said by the teacher. They do […] Continue reading

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Blog Post 3: Critical Summary Assignment

For my critical summary assignment, I have decided to focus on the topic disabilities and the curriculum. The reason I chose to focus on this is because in most of my classes so far this semester the main topic has been disabilities. I wanted to further my knowledge on how disabilities are viewed in the […] Continue reading

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Blog Post 2: It’s Always Been Like This. Doesn’t Have to Stay This Way

Article Curriculum and Theory Practice What ways have I experienced Tyler’s rationale in my own schooling? I took the time to think back to my entire school experience K-12. It’s actually crazy how similar my experiences were to Tyler’s rationale. Every day as a student we were to sit in our desk and do as […] Continue reading

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Blog Post 1: The Problem with Common Sense

How does Kumashiro define ‘common sense’? The dictionary defines the term common sense as “a basic ability to perceive, understand, and judge things, which is shared by (“common to”) nearly all people and can reasonably be expected of nearly all people without any need for debate.” From culture to culture, common sense varies and is […] Continue reading

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