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“Common sense limits what is considered to be consistent with the purposes of schooling.” Kevin Kumashiro – The Problem of Common Sense Common Sense is a significant danger when it comes to the purpose of schooling. Within Kevin Kumashiro’s introduction to his work called Against Common Sense: Teaching and Learning Toward Social Justice, he brings… Read more
“Europeans see culture as a noun stuck in the past. Instead of viewing it in this way, we must see culture as a verb… Canadian Canadians perceive themselves as without culture… what sort of education do you receive to think you don’t have a culture?” (Donald, 2010) This week in our ECS 210 course, we… Read more
“Connection to nature is important to children’s intellectual, emotional, social, physical and spiritual development.” (Restoule, et al., 2013) The Mushkegowuk community suffered from colonization and exploitation similarly to other First Nations communities in Canada. The impact greatly affected their traditional ways of knowing, and how studying over the last two generations there has been observable… Read more
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