https://goanimate.com/videos/0gCTKOZatzNo?utm_source=linkshare&utm_medium=linkshare&utm_campaign=usercontent This video summarizes the evolution of my ideologies about Curriculum. In this video I have compared my assumptions about Curriculum to a building. At first my building was small but sturdy. Throughout the semester my building has gone through many challenges that has eventually caused it to collapse. From the leftovers of my old … Continue reading Summary of My Learning
I have always loved Mathematics. It was my favorite subject for most of my school career. I loved the puzzle that was math and I craved the feeling of solving math problems whether it was addition in 1st grade or quadratic equations in high school. However, I think part of why I loved math was … Continue reading Curriculum as Numeracy
I’ve had a scary thought this week as I realized I have never thought about the single story I have been told. Thinking back to my schooling I realize that I absolutely was only told one story. In English class we read stories written by white, upper-class men. In math class we learned the same … Continue reading The Dangers of a Single Story
I think my most memorable example of learning about citizenship in school was learning about government in grade three and four. And grade five and six and again in seven and eight. And these lessons on government were the most mind-numbing, boring lessons I experienced in school. As an active and enthused learner, there was … Continue reading My preparation for Citizenship
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?