Welcome to my teaching blog! My name is Kathryn Derenisky and I am currently in my second year of Secondary Education
What Role do Teachers have in Decolonization?
This week’s article, “Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing” by Jean-Paul Restoule, Sheila Gru
Good vs. Bad: Is there such thing as a ‘bad’ student?
A ‘good’ student according to the commonsense is a student who comes to school ready to learn, open to learning, follows instruct
Dis/Abled Narratives in The Classroom
For Assignment One, I chose to explore the concept of Dis/Ability and its relation to curriculum. I found it difficult to find art...
Curriculum Theory and Practice
The four models of curriculum as described in Smith’s article, ‘”Curriculum Theory and Practice”, are as follows: curriculum as a
The Problem With Common Sense
How does Kumashiro define 'commonsense?' Why is it so important to pay attention to the 'commonsense’?
Kumashiro defines ‘comm