Here is my final project for ECS 210 this year.
How has your upbringing/schooling shaped how you “read the world?” What biases and lenses do you bring to the classroom? How might we unlearn / work against these biases? Which “single stories” were present in your own schooling? Whose truth mattered? My upbring/schooling has shaped how I read the world by giving me a “pull … More All Stories Are Important
At the beginning of the reading, Leroy Little Bear (2000) states that colonialism “tries to maintain a singular social order by means of force and law, suppressing the diversity of human worldviews. … Typically, this proposition creates oppression and discrimination” (p. 77). Think back on your experiences of the teaching and learning of mathematics — … More We Are All Mathematicians
What examples of citizenship education do you remember from your K-12 schooling? What types of citizenship (e.g. which of the three types mentioned in the article) were the focus? Explore what this approach to the curriculum made (im)possible in regards to citizenship. In terms of citizenship education from grades K-12, I can remember many examples. … More What Kind of Citizen?
What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) or First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Content and Perspectives (generally) where there are few or no First Nations, Metis, Inuit peoples? I think that the importance of teaching of Treaty Ed (generally) where there are few or no First Nations, Metis, Inuit peoples comes down … More Treaty Education
For seminar – use your blog to record and respond to the following prompts: The article suggests that a “critical pedagogy of place” aims to: (a) identify, recover, and create material spaces and places that teach us how to live well in our total environments (reinhabitation); and (b) identify and change ways of thinking that … More Decolonization and Reinhabitation
Before: I do not know a lot about how curricula are developed but I imagine there is not one specific way of doing it. I think that there must be a board or panel that handles the final decision on what the curricula should include. First, they must have to decide what we value as … More Curriculum Reflections: Before and After