## Learning Summary

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When I first looked at the prompt regarding numeracy, I questioned how Eurocentric ideas presented themselves in math. Isn’t math simply math? However, after reading the articles “Jagged worldviews colliding” by Leroy Little Bear and “Teaching mathematics and the Inuit community” by Louise Poirier it seems that math is not simply math as it does […]

Dear Educator, I am sorry to hear about the experience you had regarding introducing Treaty Education into your Social Studies 30 classroom. I understand how the unwillingness of your students to learn about a subject from the First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) perspective, as well as the poor response from your Coop could be […]

When reading about the three learning theories, it became apparent to me that adopting a single theory exclusively is limiting. Each learning theory, and the practices that are developed around the theory, has a place in teaching. It is in the best interests of our students to recognize that learning can happen in a variety […]

How are School Curricula Developed and Implemented The Levin article discusses how school curricula are developed and implemented. For the most part, politics and policy play a large role in how this gets done. Political ideology and lobbying influence play a big role. Unfortunately, this is not the most ideal way to develop curricula. Although […]

Defining what it means to be a “good” student according to commonsense, requires us to think back to how we defined this term in last weeks blog. I understood the term to mean, “facets of life that everyone should know”. Based on this definition, what it means to be a “good” student will vary depending […]

Kumashiro uses his experiences in Nepal, where he taught in a small village, to anecdotally come up with a definition for common sense. While in Nepal, he frequently describes how it took time for him to get accustomed to the different ways of living with the villagers as compared to in the US, such as […]