Curriculum as Process #5

From kindergarten to grade nine, the majority of educational memories that I have involve creating personally responsible citizens. Kahne and Westheimer (2004) suggest, “the personally responsible citizen acts responsible in his or her community by, for example, picking up litter, giving blood, recycling, obeying laws, and staing out of debt” (p. 241). This idea sort

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Curriculum as Process #4

The purpose of teaching Treaty Education where there are few Indigenous peoples is to create a better understanding of colonialism. Donald (2010) suggested, “colonialism is an extended process of denying a relationship”; which, in turn affects everyone. Therefore, the purpose of teaching Treaty Education is to help further educate everyone on the process of colonialism

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Curriculum as Process #3

Levin (2008) states, “curriculum is defined as an official statement of what students are expected to know and be able to do” (p. 8).  There are a variety of steps involved in the development and implementation of the curricula. Levin (2008) suggests governments (federal/provincial), civil servants or experts (school authorities or councils involving parents or

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Curriculum as Process #2

According to commonsense it means to be a good student by adapting to what society or schools deem as important. Painter (1986) states, “the various faculties or capacities which await development in the child are elassed as physical, mental, and moral” (p. 1). Kumashiro (2010) confirms this idea by suggesting “mainstream society often places value

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