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, 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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