My high school teachers did not see the value of teaching treaty ed to students who did not fit into the First Nations, Metis or Inuit peoples category. Therefore, in my school career, I missed out on getting the other side of the story. I missed gaining an understanding of the importance of the treaties … Continue reading My new relationship with Treaty Education
This weeks article, Learning from Place, has many examples of decolonization and reinhabitation. This article is about challenging dominant ideas, “recovering and renewing traditional patterns” and learning to interact with our environment again (74). The subjects in this article are determined to reconnect the generations. They have youth conduct interviews with members of their community … Continue reading Learning from Place
Before Reading I’m a bit embarrassed that I do not know with one hundred percent certainty how school curriculum is developed. You think someone who plans to be a teacher would have more knowledge about the legislature that will govern her career. And yet the answer I am going giving for the question “how do … Continue reading How is Curriculum developed?
When I think back, I was the perfect stereotypical image of the good student.On my very first day of school, I entered the kindergarten classroom with blonde pigtails and bright blue eyes, excited to be there and eager to learn. My parents put great importance on education and therefore, they read storybooks to me and … Continue reading I am the Good Student