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Reading Response 10

How has your upbringing/schooling shaped how you “read the world?” What biases and lenses do you bring to the classroom? How might we unlearn / work against these biases? In my schooling, there were rarely any other Asian students around me. Since I was one of few, or sometimes even just the one Asian student,… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 9

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 think back to my learning of mathematics in elementary and high school days, I cannot remember anything being oppressive and/or discriminating. As a younger student,… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 8

To the best of my knowledge, I did not receive any type of citizenship education in my K-12 schooling. With no citizenship education from my schooling to write my blog post on, I wondered where did I receive some form of citizenship education? The number one thing that popped into my mind was comic book… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 7

  1. What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) or First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Content and Perspectives (generally) where there are few or no First Nations, Metis, Inuit peoples? As an immigrant who had immigrated to Canada when I was in grade 2, one of the many things I learned about… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 6

List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. One way I saw this was when they talked about going on the 10-day river trip with the youth, adult, and elder participants. On the trip, they would share knowledge. This is one of the ways I see reinhabitation in… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 5

Before reading: I think that the curricula are developed by the school board in cooperation with the other school boards from different sections, provinces. The government does have some influence on the development of the curricula. After reading: It saddens me to find out just how much the government and the industry has so much… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 4

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the commonsense? After reading the chapter, I believe the article’s definition of a “good” student is a student who is compatible with the teacher’s teaching methods. A good student is willing to learn new knowledge but also willing to unlearn knowledge he/she had learned… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response 3

“One cannot expect positive results from an educational or political action program which fails to respect the particular view of the world held by the people. Such a program constitutes cultural invasion, good intentions notwithstanding.” – Paulo Freire I chose Paulo Freire’s quote for my reading response. I chose his quote because as a minority… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Reading Response Week 2

A “This model is hot on measurability. It implies that behavior can be objectively, mechanistically measured.” This quote stuck out to me because when I was in high school, a math teacher thought that I was goofing off during class. He had asked me what this shape looked like. I replied I don’t know but… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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