Author Archives: Nicole Spalding

Curriculum as Numeracy

When I read the article, Jagged Worldviews Colliding by Leroy Little Bear I found myself making connections between the math curriculum that I studied in school and Indigenous knowledge in mathematics as well as the connections between high school physics … Continue reading

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Curriculum as Citizenship

In my K-12 schooling I can recall experiencing all three types of citizenship (Personally responsible Participatory, Justice-oriented). The personally responsible citizenship is one that I remember most from my learning experience. We did lots of volunteer work, fundraising, and learning … Continue reading

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Agriculture in the Classroom Website:

Agriculture in the Classroom

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Creative Journal: Connecting with Nature

In all of the outdoor education I have experienced, a connection to be made is fishing. Whether on a school trip, camping with my family, or exploring with my grandparents, fishing made its way into my experience. Most of the … Continue reading

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Treaty Education: Why it is Important and How We Are All Treaty People

Treaty Education is in the Saskatchewan curriculum, and it will remain there for many days to come. It is important for all students to learn about treaty education especially non-indigenous students. As Claire says in her interview, Indigenous students already … Continue reading

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Braid Analysis

In my poem I tried to focus on the beauty of nature excluding the impact of civilization. Mostly because I was beginning to long for my previous relationship with the earth. I used to welcome any opportunity to connect with … Continue reading

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Responding to Learning from Place

“Excursion into traditional territory” I would say is a hidden oxymoron in the narrative Learning From Place (I’m not sure if this was intentional or not). How sad is it that traditional land, once their home has become a place … Continue reading

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Curriculum Policy and the Politics of What Should be Learned in Schools – Response

Before the Reading: how do you think that school curricula are developed? This is an entry point to this topic and whatever you write will be fine. Curriculum is developed by provincial government’s, specifically, The Ministry of Education. Topics and … Continue reading

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The True Cost of Coal

http://beehivecollective.org/beehive_poster/the-true-cost-of-coal/

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Before The Plate

http://www.beforetheplate.com/

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