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Week 1

Kumashiro defines common sense as mindset that can differ from person to person, depending on culture, socio-economic status, and many other factors. Common sense is the “background knowledge” that we assume everyone will understand. It is somewhat of an unwritten set of rules. Common sense can become a problem in the classroom when we falselyContinue reading “Week 1” Continue reading

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Week 2

Disability Studies and Curriculum Studies: is there a connection? In her article “No Sperate Room”, Michelle Galley presents the outcomes of the transition to an inclusive education system in an elementary school in Watertown, Massachusetts. In the past, like many other educational institutions, individuals with physical or cognitive needs were taught in separate classrooms from […] Continue reading

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Week 1

Model: Curriculum as… Benefits Drawbacks A Syllabus to be Transmitted -Students will understand the relative importance of its topics -Those who use this approach tend to follow the traditional textbook approach-Only concerned with content A product -Objectives are set, a plan is drawn up and applied, and the outcomes are easily measured. -Puts detailed attention into […] Continue reading

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