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  • My First Blog Post for ECS 210

    September 16, 2019 by

    “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

  • Teaching Mathematics and Understanding Worldviews

    November 4, 2019 by

    Mathematics and Fragmented Worldviews “Their consciousness became a random puzzle, a jigsaw puzzle that each person has to attempt to understand.” (Bear, 2000, Pg. 84) This weeks readings in ECS 210 considered the issues of mathematics learning, which as I’m sure we all can attest to, has been noticeably hard on a large number of… Read more

  • Understanding How and What we Read and all of its Implications

    October 27, 2019 by

    “Therefore, in addition to changing what students read, educators are also changing how students read… Students need to be asking very different kinds of questions about whatever it is they are reading.” (Kumashiro, 2010) After reading over Kevin Kumashiro’s chapter seven in Against Common Sense, as well as the short TED video from Chimamanda Adichie’s… Read more

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