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Summary of Learning

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My Upbringing and Evolving

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? Which “single stories” were present in your own schooling? Whose truth mattered? I think my upbringing and schooling has greatly influenced who I am today. I … Continue reading My Upbringing and Evolving Continue reading

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Math

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? After reading Poirier’s article: Teaching mathematics and the Inuit Community, identify at least three ways in which Inuit mathematics challenge Eurocentric ideas about the purposes mathematics and … Continue reading Math Continue reading

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Citizenship

What examples of citizenship education do you remember from your K-12 schooling? What types of citizenship (e.g. which of the three types mentioned in the article) were the focus? Explore what this approach to the curriculum made (im)possible in regards to citizenship. Thinking back to my education I do not recall learning anything specific to … Continue reading Citizenship Continue reading

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Treaty Education

During fall semester 2 years ago, I (Mike) received an email from an intern asking for help. Here’s part of it: As part of my classes for my three week block I have picked up a Social Studies 30 course. This past week we have been discussing the concept of standard of living and looking … Continue reading Treaty Education Continue reading

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Learning From Place

List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. How might you adapt these ideas towards considering place in your own subject areas and teaching? Paquataskamik is the key word I found throughout this paper. Paquataskamik means traditional territory in the Cree language. Honestly, out of all the readings … Continue reading Learning From Place Continue reading

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About Me

My name is Hanna Hovland and I am a fourth year University student. I am from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I played 2 years of college volleyball at Dakota College and then moved onto play another year at Dakota State University. I got my Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Dakota College and did a semester of … Continue reading About Me Continue reading

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Educational Philosophies

I Believe… -Every student is capable to learn -Always be ready to learn. Committing to being open minded will not only help you as a teacher but it will show your students how important it is to remain open minded. Being open minded allows you to be more empathetic and compassionate. -Always be inclusive. -Work … Continue reading Educational Philosophies Continue reading

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Field Experience

Week 1 My first day was hectic but super enjoyable. I am placed at St. Joesphat Elementary here in Regina. St. Josephat is a Catholic elementary school which is K-8. I am in a 4/5 split class which has both positives and negatives. Each of my students are unique and very much their own person. … Continue reading Field Experience Continue reading

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Professional Learning

Topic Exploration Writing Inclusive education is a hot topic throughout North America right now. Focusing on the Western Canadian provinces Aboriginal inclusive education is just as important. Saskatchewan values Indigenous studies and really tries to promote diversity. This article is not only valued in the science world but it is valued within the big topic … Continue reading Professional Learning Continue reading

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