Month: February 2020

Treaty Education

Hello Intern, I am sorry to hear that your school and co-op teacher are not supporting Treaty Education as it is so important and needs to be embedded into classrooms. It is our job to teach Treaty Education, so your Co-op and the other teachers in the school are not doing their job. Treaty Education…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 24, 2020 0

Curriculum Development and Implementation

Part 1 / According to the Levin article, school curricula is developed and implemented largely by the government as there are many political dynamics and aspects around the official curriculum documents. These processes also “typically involve some combination of national, local, and school participation” (Levin 15) which means that professors, teachers, and experts also assist…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 10, 2020 0

The Twitter World

Twitter / Before taking this class, I did not realize Twitter was used so much in the Education world. I had a personal Twitter account for the past eight years, however, I rarely used it and didn’t ever know what to post! Over the past month I have frequently been active on my professional Twitter…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 7, 2020 0

The Digital World

The digital world is an amazing place, but it can also be very scary! Everything is literally at our fingertips with a touch of a button… As future educators we need to be cautious as the digital world can be helpful but it can also be very harmful. We need to teach our students that…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 3, 2020 1

Learning From Place

The article suggests that a “critical pedagogy of place” aims to: (a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) identify and change ways of thinking that injure and exploit other people and places (decolonization) (p.74). Ways of Reinhabitation: Throughout the 10-day river…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi February 3, 2020 0