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