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Learning From Place

For this blog post, we focus on the reading ‘Learning From Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing’ by Jean-Paul Restoule. In this article young children interview local elders about the relations of the people to their traditional territory. This interaction involved a 10-day river trip with youth, adult and elder participants travelling… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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‘Good’ Student Through Commonsense

What does it mean to be a “good” student according to the commonsense? Kumashiro’s idea of a good student to the common sense: listens well  respects authority produces teacher-curated work has a teachable learning style  and meets the teachers’ expectations though behaving and thinking in certain ways.  Which students are privileged by this definition of… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Urban Education Outline

I decided I am going to look into Urban Education because I grew up in a rural school area so I don’t know the range of issues related to living and working in an urban setting. I thought this assignment would be a great way to learn more about the idea itself. When I did… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Curriculum Theory and Practice

What are the four models of curriculum described in the article, and what are the main benefits and/or drawbacks of each? Curriculum as a body of knowledge to be transmitted  Known to be given out through a syllabus. Only gives you an outline to what content you are learning and doesn’t provide all the information. Curriculum as an… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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The Problem With Common Sense

In the article ‘The Problem With Common Sense’ Kumashiro talks about his experience with teaching abroad in Nepal Asia. He explains how the normal life routine for him is very different from the Nepal community. For kumashiro he would eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday because for him that’s common sense but in Nepal they… Continue Reading → Continue reading

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Welcome to my Portfolio

Here you will be able to get a look inside my life as a post secondary student and future teacher.
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