Rehinabitation and decolonization

Decolonization and rehinabitation throughout the narrative: Names for places in the Inninowuk language were marked as an effort to bring the original names and Cree concepts to more common use among the youth. Paquataskamik- The focus on the word is an explicit attempt to retain a relationship to the rivers, the lands, and the communities […]

Smith: Curriculum models

Smith, M. K. (1996, 2000) ‘Curriculum theory and practice’ the encyclopaedia of informal education, www.infed.org/biblio/b-curric.htm. What are the four models of curriculum described in the article, and what are the main benefits and/or drawbacks of each? What model(s) of curriculum were prominent in your own schooling experience? What did these models make possible/impossible in the classroom? This […]

Kumashiro: commonsense

The problem of common sense (Introduction; Kumashiro. (2009). Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, pp. XXIX – XLI). How does Kumashiro define ‘commonsense?’ Why is it so important to pay attention to the ‘commonsense’? Commonsense is a comfort zone, it is a situation in which we are used to things being that […]

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