Learning From Place

Throughout the article Learning from Place: A Return to Traditional Mushkegowuk Ways of Knowing it discusses the decrease in the language throughout the upcoming generations. A 10-day river trip was formed with elders, adults, and youth to participate in a reconnection with the land and learn stories that are buried there while focusing on theContinue reading “Learning From Place”

Curriculum Theory and Practice – Tyler Rational

The Tyler rational method is viewed as being much more different compared to the traditional ways of teaching. Growing up in schools that strictly followed a regular traditional teaching method only certain instances would occur that the Tyler rational method would happen.  While sitting through my math classes especially my teachers would strictly focus onContinue reading “Curriculum Theory and Practice – Tyler Rational”

The Problem of Commonsense – Kumashiro

(Introduction; Kumashiro. (2009). Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, pp. XXIX – XLI)  How does Kumashiro define ‘commonsense?’ Kumashiro defines commonsense to be more towards what society values. Throughout the article Kumashiro elaborates about his personal life on his experience living in Nepal. All of the previous experiences he knew about commonsense would notContinue reading “The Problem of Commonsense – Kumashiro”

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