Curriculum Development

Levins Article In Levin’s article “Curriculum Policy and the Politics of what Should be Learned in Schools” we ultimately come to understand school curriculum. School curriculum is ultimately developed and implemented by government officials, The Ministry of Education, textbook companies and others. In order for a new or revised curriculum to come about the government willContinue reading “Curriculum Development”

Curriculum as Place

Throughout the article Restoule at al (2013) we see a project being developed that has to do with Indigenous people and their land. Some ways that the article exemplified reinhabitation and decolonization is: -Allowed elders and youth to become connected through conversation and reintroduction to traditional ways of knowing (71) -The project takes places onContinue reading “Curriculum as Place”

What is a “Good” Student?

A “good” student according to commonsense is someone who is able to listen to instructions, sit and pay attention to the teacher, go along with the class and does not question the teachers instructions. As well, these are students who are able to comfortably convey their ideas and understanding during essays and exams. Ultimately, thisContinue reading “What is a “Good” Student?”

Margaret Latta: Play and Aesthetic Education

Through the process of overviewing many people who have contributed to curriculum in some way I eventually came across Margaret Latta who works at the University of British Columbia. Her main focus is dealing with play and aesthetic play within the curriculum and the classroom. The Lehman College defines aesthetic education as “an approach toContinue reading “Margaret Latta: Play and Aesthetic Education”

Kumashiro Reading Response

Often in our own lives we can find ourselves saying “oh, thats just common sense” as if how did that person not know that. Kumashiro defines common sense as if it is “something everyone should know.” When Kumashiro moved to Nepal to teach in a school things were not like America, such as “ [he]Continue reading “Kumashiro Reading Response”

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