Here are the four blog posts I would like you to read! English Literature (Against Common Sense). https://brooklynnseck.wordpress.com/2019/03/22/english-literature-against-common-sense/ Perspective with Mathematics. https://brooklynnseck.wordpress.com/2019/03/15/perspective-with-mathematics/ Treaty Education. https://brooklynnseck.wordpress.com/2019/03/03/treaty-education/ Learning from Place. https://brooklynnseck.wordpress.com/2019/02/16/learning-from-place/ Thank you! Brooklynn
Everyone can define themselves by something whether that be their race, gender, culture, tradition, geography, interests and the list goes on. But its our experiences and perspectives through these factors that shape who we are and how we view the world. I am a daughter, sister, female, white, middle class, Canadian and again my list … Continue reading English Literature (Against Common Sense)
1) "No matter how dominate a worldview is, there are always other ways of interpreting the world. Different ways of interpreting the world are manifest through different cultures, which are often in opposition with one another" (Bear, 2000, pg. 77). Mathematics just like another aspect of the the world is interpreted by cultures and their … Continue reading Perspective with Mathematics
My experiences with citizen education started in elementary and continued through high school. In my elementary school they focused a great deal of time on what it looks like to be a good citizen. I grew up in the catholic school and their idea of a good citizen was the first type discussed in the … Continue reading What kind of Citizen?
The purpose of teaching treaty education is to ensure all students learn and understand the history of Canada and the people who first inhabited the land. Regardless of the students ancestral background the history of the First Nation, Metis, and Inuit peoples offers a unique perspective on life. We are all treaty people and the … Continue reading Treaty Education
List some of the ways that you see reinhabitation and decolonization happening throughout the narrative. The ten day river trip brought younger and older generations together to the land. It was an opportunity to re-introduce the traditional ways of knowing to the youth. In the research there was an advisory group was formed with members of … Continue reading Learning from Place
Before. I think school curricula is developed through a team of people that belong to the education system. Sometimes the people who are creating it are practicing or retired teachers, but sometimes it is people who never have taught in a classroom. I would like to think that the team was made up of more teacher … Continue reading Where did the curriculum come from?
What does it mean to be a "good" student according to the commonsense? Commonsense tell us that a good student is someone who pays attention, participates, and does not disturb others. Uses class time efficiently by finishing assignments on time and "properly". A good student acts the way the teacher want them to behave and … Continue reading Against Common Sense
“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” ― John Dewey I thought this quote was interesting because it touches base on the idea that the purpose of school is to create long life learners. In the lecture there were comment about how Dewey still had this end goal, which I do not agree … Continue reading What did the Theorist say??