My pre-internship experience was absolutely incredible. I was very fortunate to be paired with an amazing and inspiring teacher as she encouraged and supported all of my lesson and unit plan ideas, and was excited to be apart of this experience with me. Not only did I learn a lot from my coop and the way … More Pre-Internship Reflection
Following my conversation with Mike, I have gained some valuable resources and knowledge that will help me overcome the barriers I have with learning about Inuit culture. As I mentioned in my previous post, I have very little information and resources provided to me throughout my schooling on Inuit culture, which is some I am … More ECS 311 – Post Convo Response
For planning a visit to the Museum with my middle years students, I am not sure if I would use the student work sheets from the museum, because as we experienced, focusing on specific questions take away from the overall concept of a museum. There is definitely useful information on these sheets, but I would … More Museum Visit
Attached is my video blog for my pre-internship day week 6!
My first day of pre-internship was great! The coop teacher I am with is absolutely wonderful and was very welcoming to me and my partner. She is very interested in utilizing all sorts of different methods for teaching, and after discussing various teaching techniques we have been exposed to in our own program, she was more … More Pre-Internship Reflection – Intro Week
I cannot express enough how much my beliefs, understandings, and perspectives have grown and been challenged throughout this semester. I have gained so much valuable knowledge that will not only help me develop into the best teacher I can be, but also will help me provide the best learning opportunities and environments for my future … More ECS 210 Learning Journey
One of the valuable perspectives I have gained throughout this course is insuring that diversity and multicultural education will be key elements in my future classroom. This class has discussed a lot about incorporating all students cultural identities, histories, and beliefs into the environment, curriculum, and materials learned in class, but it has also made … More Extending Knowledge to New Understandings
I strongly value the importance of celebrating and embracing diversity in classrooms. Every student evidently posses their own unique identity, and the variety of their beliefs, values, and histories should all be present and taught within the class environment. Living in Canada currently, because of our history, there is now more than ever a need … More Importance of Diversity & Treaty Education
Throughout my early years of schooling, I was never once taught to question what I was being taught. Now this sounds like an odd yet simple statement to make, but it is really important to my understanding of how the curriculum influenced me. What we were learning in school was never a topic up for … More Influences of Curriculum
Typically, one would think that teacher’s would have the most influence on what knowledge goes into designing and producing curriculums, for they are the ones who utilize them everyday in classrooms, and they are the ones who get to first-hand experience the direct impacts, both positive and negative, that the curriculum has on their students. … More Who Really Influences Curriculums?