Week Six Blog Post

Part 1 (Numeracy): Using Gale’s lecture, Poirier’s article, and Bear’s article, identify at least three ways in which Inuit mathematics challenge Eurocentric ideas about the purpose of mathematics and the way we learn it. Gale’s lecture discusses how infants learn math and how it is different than the abstract way that we view it whileContinue reading “Week Six Blog Post”

Week Five Blog Post

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.  During my years in K-12 education, the examples of citizenship that I canContinue reading “Week Five Blog Post”

Week Four Blog

The concept of Treaty Education is a tough topic to bring into classrooms, mainly since most educators are not properly educated on the topic itself. Three valuable resources to use with Treaty education are discussed. Claire’s presentation talked about the importance of introducing Treaty Ed in classrooms, especially if there are not many indigenous studentsContinue reading “Week Four Blog”

Week Three Blog

Levin’s “Curriculum Policy and the Politics of What Should be Learned in Schools” discusses school curricula and how curricula is both implemented and developed. The article explains in detail the politics and policies of education and curriculum. Policies cover pretty much all of the different questions of education, including: who teaches, where, how, resources, andContinue reading “Week Three Blog”

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