Through out ECS 210 we learned about and experienced curriculum in a multitude of ways this short video talks about my learning and experiences in response to understanding and struggles with curriculum as a consumer, producer and critic of the Saskatchewan K-12 curriculum.
This week’s readings challenge us to think about the Eurocentric worldview and its collision course with Indigenous worldviews in particular the way we understand numeracy. In Jagged Worldviews Colliding, 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. … More Numeracy and Jagged Worldviews Colliding
After watching the Tedx talk by Dan Habib about his son Samuel and reading Kelsey’s blog it strikes me how important inclusion of people of abilities is not only in school but in society. This week’s topic is one that I truly am passionate about. I have been fortunate enough in my life to have … More Inclusion and different abilities
This week as we prepare to further examine the construction of student identity we focus in on Indigenous identity. In order to prepare for our lecture with Corey O’Soup the Saskatchewan Child and Youth advocate we were asked to watch the video for Secret Path by Gord Downie. I am lucky enough to have heard the … More Secret Path- Indigenous Education
For the readings this week we focused on gender and sexual diversity in the educational context of schools and curriculum. In her first article Loutzenheiser discusses the concept of “smear the queer”. This term is coined from a phrase used to describe a game played at Loutzenheiser’s school. This game consisted of the piling on … More Gender and Sexual Diversity in Schooling and Curriculum