Final ECS 210 Assignment https://youtu.be/XCp4pOYHsQk
1. What is the purpose of teaching Treaty Ed (specifically) or First Nations, Metis, and Inuit (FNMI) Content and Perspectives (generally) where there are few or no First Nations, Metis, Inuit peoples? The purpose of teaching Treaty Education or Nations, Metis and Inuit Content and Perspective to a population with few or non-Indigenous peoples is … Continue reading Curriculum as Treaty – Dealing with Resistance Towards Treaty Education
When I think back on my experiences from elementary and high years, I never thought that there were any aspects that were oppressive and/or discriminatory in teaching me and my peers. There were times where I hated math because I saw it as useless. For example, when I was going to need to calculate the … Continue reading Curriculum as Numeracy
The way I was brought up and the schools were I went to have shaped how I "read the world" or in other words how I understand it. My family is from the Philippines. We migrated to Canada when I was three years old so I considered myself a first-generation Canadia. I live in the … Continue reading Reading the World
The Canadian education system was used as a tool to assimilate white non-Anglo Saxons and people of colour into British culture. Although Canada is no longer a colony, the education system rooted in colonial education and still is heavily influenced by its colonial history. In Lisa Kortewag and Tesa Fiddler's article, "Unearning Colonial Identities While … Continue reading ECS 210 Assignment #1 – Decolonizing Curriculum
What is citizenship education? First, we should define what a citizen is. According to the Macmillan Dictionary, a citizen is "someone who has the right to live permanently in a particular country and has the right to the legal and social benefits of that country as well as legal obligations towards it." We as Canadian … Continue reading Curriculum as citizenship – What is Citizenship Education?
Part 1) According to Benjamin Levin, school curricula is developed and implemented by public policies. Public policy are the rules and procedures that governed a public sector, such as the education system (Levin 8). I have always known that the government has a large influence in developing and implementing curricula. If you think about it … Continue reading Influences that Make Curriculum