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Curriculum as Numeracy

At the beginning of the reading, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social order by means of force and law, suppressing the diversity of human worldviews. … Typically, this proposition creates oppression and discrimination” (p. 77). Think back on your experiences of the teaching and learning of mathematics –…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 24, 2020 0

Reading the World

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? My schooling and upbringing has shaped how I “read the world” and how I view certain aspects of society. These understandings were very limited as I…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 9, 2020 0

Cyber-sleuthing

Wow…the Internet is a scary place! It really is crazy how easy it is to find people on social media and that so many people have a digital identity, which can either be a positive or negative aspect. I have learned from this activity that it is crucial to make sure what you post on…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 8, 2020 8

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. Lots of times the idea of citizenship education is seen as lesser importance…

By Ashlyn Helmeczi March 1, 2020 2

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