Treaty Education: Should We Be Treaty People?

Canada has not had the most peaceful relationship with its indigenous residents. Though we typically hold a very idealistic picture of Canadian conduct and attitude, one that embraces peace and values diversity, our society has only truly embraced diversity in recent years, if at all. This history of discord does not apply only to Canadians … Continue reading Treaty Education: Should We Be Treaty People?

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Automatic or Imaginary; Math 6 and its View of Literacy

Mathematics 6, from the Saskatchewan Curriculum, has an interesting relationship with me. I’ve only been introduced to it about 30 days ago, and already I have used its outcomes and indicators to plan lessons, have had many late night inquiries discovering what it consists of, and analyzed its core values and explained what I think … Continue reading Automatic or Imaginary; Math 6 and its View of Literacy

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Curricular Democracy; Education for Citizenship

Aristotle argued that a proper education should include moral training as well as intellectual training. While we would all agree that it is important to have Personally Responsible students, when we educate students in morality to create good citizens, we should hope that we are doing more for our nation than having our students be mindful … Continue reading Curricular Democracy; Education for Citizenship

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