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??
Think about?? (a) The ways in which you may have experience the Tyler rationale in your own schooling; I have witnessed Tyler's rationale in most of my education experience and I do not agree with his rationale, but it has been a huge part of my learning style. I grew up being told to sit … Continue reading Theory & Practice
How does Kumashiro define 'commonsense"? Kumashiro defines commonsense as something we should all know or an obvious practices that gives members in that community a type of knowledge that is normalized. He referees to the term commonsense while describing the structure of daily life and schools system in Nepal. By comparing his own knowledge and … Continue reading What is Commonsense?