The “Good” Student

This week in ECS 210 we examined another chapter by Kumashiro “Preparing Teachers for Crisis: A Sample Lesson”. By reading his personal stories about M and N in the first section it can be concluded that according to common sense a “good student” is someone who is punctual, hygienic, quiet, who pays attention in class, … More The “Good” Student

ECS 210 Day 1 Reflection: The Problem with Common Sense

This week’s reading was titled The Problem of Common Sense. Within this chapter, Kumashiro examines how “common sense” effects teachers and students within the classroom. He defines common sense as practices, attitudes, and actions that have become “so routine and commonplace that they often go unquestioned.” (XXXIII) he also goes on to say that “common … More ECS 210 Day 1 Reflection: The Problem with Common Sense