Monthly Archives: October 2013

Week 8

Don’t get me wrong I think technology is a wonderful tool.  We have at our fingertips each day an unlimited amount of resources.  I do think that this comes at a price to society especially our children.  I am a … Continue reading

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Week 7 – Autobiography

The hidden messages that are apparent to me now and that I left out of my autobiography are the fact that I am white, a woman, and the fact that I am a heterosexual.  I believe one of the reasons … Continue reading

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Week 6

According to the common sense a ‘good learner’ is a student who sits quietly during class, doesn’t speak out of turn, respectful to the teacher and conforms to the ideas that are being taught to them without questioning the content. … Continue reading

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Week Five – Curriculum as Productive as Teachers

The image that best describes my own learning experience as a teacher in this program is a ‘Teacher as Learned Practitioner’.  Teaching is a variety of disciplines.  Teachers need to learn how to teach, know the subject areas, classroom management … Continue reading

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Curriculum as Narrative and Learning Community – Part 2

‘Brown Kids Can’t Be In Our Club’            by Rita Tenorio            Children understand their surroundings they live in more than what we as teachers realize.  Fitting in with other children and having friends their age is … Continue reading

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Curriculum as Narrative and Learning Community – Part One

1. “Teaching in the Undertow:  Resisting the Pull of Schooling-As-Usual” by Gregory Michie As a new teacher we enter into the classroom with a sense of purpose in life.  We teach and inspire children to be productive citizens in the … Continue reading

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Week 4

I really enjoyed the presentation by Claire on Tuesday.  I feel that it is so important for this to be implemented into the schools. I found it great that she was able to talk to us about her mistakes she … Continue reading

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