ECS 410 – Blog Post #1

We had a guest presentation this week in our assessment class from the Ministry of Education.  There were many discussions that we had and one of them that stuck out to me was the following question: is ’47 a 50’?, which means that at the end of the semester if a student has a 47% […]

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Treaty Education

Treaty Education is required to be taught to all grade levels, yet there are teachers who do not teach Treaty Education for whatever their reason is.  What bugs me is that teachers do not take math units out of what they teach because they do not think they need to teach it, but somehow teachers […]

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Learning from Place

For my education class we were asked to read Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk ways of Knowing written by Jean-Paul Restoule, Sheila Gruner and Edmund Metawabin and find examples of decolonization in the reading.  In the reading it states the following: “Bringing generations of community members together on the land advanced the […]

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A “Good” Student

This week in my education class, we were asked to read and respond to a reading by Kevin K. Kumashiro titled “Against Common Sense”, chapter two “Preparing Teachers for Crisis: What it Means to Be a Student”.  A few weeks ago, I talked about what “common sense” is and how it is different from culture […]

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Common Sense?

For the first week of my ECS 210 class we were asked to write a blog post based on our thoughts about a part of a book titled, Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, written by Kevin Kumashiro.  At the beginning of the article, what Kumashiro defines common sense as what everyone should […]

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EMTH 200: Final Reflection

I have learned a lot this semester and hopefully will be able to take what I have learned and apply it to the classroom.  With only six people, including myself, in my EMTH class this semester, I was able to be in a classroom environment where I felt safe to express my thoughts and opinions […]

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