Blog 8: Citizenship

Throughout my kindergarten to high school education there was just a few examples of citizenship practises that I can recall. In my elementary school, we practise small techniques that were primarily revolved around being a Personally Responsible Citizen, such as delivery cartons of milk for the younger students, volunteering to take out recycling, organizing theContinue reading “Blog 8: Citizenship”

Blog #6: Curriculum as Policy

In the article it discussed the many issues and obstacles that are apart of creating or reforming the formal education curriculum. Although the definition of the curriculum sounds simplistic “an official statement of what students are expected to know and be able to do” (7). The process of deciding what is important, necessary, socially requiredContinue reading “Blog #6: Curriculum as Policy”

Blog #5: Curriculum as Place

The narrative demonstrated many ways rein habitation and decolonization can play a role in teaching and informing youth, specifically of their cultures and traditions that are significant to the community and the land. One of the greatest examples is the conduction of interviews and audio documentary the youth got to participate in, alongside elders andContinue reading “Blog #5: Curriculum as Place”

Blog #4: The “Good” Student

A “good” student is someone who does whatever is expected and asked of them. This student will always listen to the teacher and never speak without being asked first. They will listen in class quietly, sit still, do their assignments when instructed, follow routines, respect everyone, and finish their homework. A good student also alwaysContinue reading “Blog #4: The “Good” Student”

Blog #3: Critical Summary

In Nina Asher’s and Margarat Smith Crocco’s article Engendering Multicultural Identities and Representations in Education, they discuss the importance of integrating non-Western women and societies into the academic curriculum by demonstrating a cross-cultural competency through a cultural relativism versus ethnocentrism perspective. Essentially, the crux of this articles argument is established by Asher and Crocco’s insightContinue reading “Blog #3: Critical Summary”

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