Category: ECS 210 Blog

Blog Post #9

After reading the assigned chapter, it is evident that I see the world through a certain lens, based on the way I was brought up. As well as my upbringing, many other factors dictate how I see the world such as my race and my gender. The views and...
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Blog #8

Thinking back to my K-12 schooling, I believe that the “personally responsible citizen” is the type of citizenship that was most relevant and integrated into my schooling. As the required reading states that “The personally responsible citizen acts responsibly in his/her community by, for example, picking up litter, giving blood, recycling,...
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Blog Post #7

To whom it may concern Hi there, thank you for taking the time to reach out to me about your concerns about the challenges of incorporating treaty education into your lessons. As a preservice teacher it can be intimidating to voice concerns to your cooperating teacher, but it is...
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Blog Post #6

Part 1 According to the Levin article, the development of curriculum is a very political process. There are two main discussions that continuously come up during the development process. The first being a discussion about which subjects are important/necessary enough to be implemented into the curriculum. How long should...
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Blog Post #5

In the article titled: Learning from Place: A Return To Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing written by Jean-Paul Restoule et al, there are many instances that one can see the topics of re-inhabitation and decolonization emphasized. The article explained that re-inhabitation and decolonization rely on each other.  “it was evident that a...
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Blog Post #4

In the chapter titled Preparing Teachers For Crisis: A Sample Lesson written by Kumashiro, it is evident that there is a certain type of student that teachers deem “good” and all other students who do not conform to these standards get labeled a trouble maker or a problem child. The author...
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Blog Post #3

For my critical summary assignment, I chose to research Jen Gilbert and her theories about sexuality in the classroom. The main article I chose to critique was about a project that she was a part of called the “beyond bullying project”. This project was a great conversation starter about...
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Blog Post #2

The Tyler approach to education: Response to Smith- Curriculum theory and practice Ralph W. Tyler has made quite an impression on the structure of curriculum. His theory is based on four fundamental questions. These questions are based on purpose of education, the experiences that can be completed to obtain education,...
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Blog #1

According to the article: The Problem of Common Sense “common sense”, in the terms of education can be defined as what is deemed an acceptable and adequate form of pedagogy and curriculum. Common sense places more emphasis on the word “should” rather than “could”. It means conforming to a level of...
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