ECS 350- Inquiry Project Exposition

Though I have heard the term countless times in class, I have little idea what Constructivism is, other than possibly a school of thought in Education. I’ve often heard about student-centered learning in my classes, but I believe it has been mentioned by pre-service teachers more as a mindset about teaching, rather than a specific … Continue reading ECS 350- Inquiry Project Exposition

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Blog response from Gale

Looking back at mathematics I cannot really say much, since math is my major, and throughout high school I was quite successful in math and really appreciate all the different ways of teaching mathematics brings. However I’m sure I’m not alone when it comes to how math was taught to us throughout our high school […]

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Critical Pedagogy of Place

For this week we had to read an article that discussed decolonization and rein-habitation and to discuss these topics and list some examples that were apparent throughout the article. 1. List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. Well it is said in the article that we read […]

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What is a good student

We as teachers have always had the “good student” in our minds. In another blog post we read an article by Kumashiro titled common sense, which detailed how we as teachers have this stereotype and “common sense” on how school should be. Now we have this stereotype and “common sense”  of what a good student […]

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Curriculum (Autonomous vs Ideological)

For this week we had to pick a curriculum that we will be following when we graduate. With myself being a post-secondary student. I decided to choose the Grade 10 math curriculum, with the grade 10 math being foundations and pre-calculus. Now math is such a complex subject and is usually the subject that students […]

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Curriculum Development

For this weeks blog, I have to first start by talking about how I think schools curricula are  developed. I think that the curricula is developed by the board of education across Saskatchewan have representatives for experts in said subject to come together and discuss what outcomes and indicators need to be met in order […]

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Educational Quote Response

“We as educators need to reconsider our roles in students’ lives, to think of ourselves as connectors first and content experts second.” – Will Richardson. Out of the lost of quotes this is the quote really spoke to me and caught my attention. I never really thought of education in this perspective but when I […]

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