ECS 210: Week 6 Blog Post

Part 1: My view and experiences with math may very well differ from other people and that is because I have great parents. Math is a very controversial subject for most people in school because “it is to hard” or “way to confusing”. That is soley based on the fact that we have been approaching…

By Jory Schwean August 19, 2020 0

ECS 210: Week 5 Blog Post

In the Westheimer and Kahne’s article that we were to read this week, they described three different kinds of citizens: Personally, Responsible Citizen – This type of citizen acts responsibly in their community. This would include working, paying taxes, obeying laws, volunteering etc. Participatory Citizen – This people are active members of the community and helps…

By Jory Schwean August 10, 2020 1

ECS 210 Week 4 Blog Post

It is no question in most people’s minds that the topics raised in this week’s readings are very influential and crucial to the growth of young minds. Actually, the issues that we have brought up here are incredibly scary and could very well lead to something very bad in both Saskatchewan and Canada as a…

By Jory Schwean August 4, 2020 1

ECS 210 Week 3 Blog Post

According to the Levin article, how are school curricula developed and implemented? What new information/perspectives does this reading provide about the development and implementation of school curriculum? Is there anything that surprises you or maybe that concerns you? I have to say; my eyes have really been opened after reading this Levin article when it comes…

By Jory Schwean July 28, 2020 1

ECS 210 Week 2 Blog Post

The idea of being a “good student’ in western society has been thrown around a lot in recent years. Not only has it been thrown around on the Western side of the world, other societies in the Eastern part of the world have also been having debates around this topic. So, for real, what does…

By Jory Schwean July 16, 2020 1

ECS 210 Week 1 Blog Post

I would first like to mention that, after reading this first article, my eyes have actually been opened an insane amount. It touches on many points that I believe in as a future teacher and I found myself to really enjoy this read. In this article, Kumashiro defines “commonsense” as a set of cultural or…

By Jory Schwean July 14, 2020 2