Blog Post #6 – Curriculum Development

It is an interesting thought that curriculum is a fundamental part of the framework of schooling yet, the make-up of it actually has very little to do with educators and parents.  Curriculum is heavily guided by government, large companies and influential people and decisions are typically made in the benefit of those systems and people. Although …

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Blog Post #5 – Queering the Curriculum

Addressing the fact that our curriculum is intrinsically homophobic, transphobic, biphobic and oppressive towards queer and trans people is certainly not without its challenges. The document “Deepening the Discussion” is a fantastic resource for school systems to guide this necessary change. The document is all encompassing and goes over questions individuals may have, how to …

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Welcome

Hello, welcome to my adventure of following my dream on becoming an elementary educator! My name is Sam and I am a fourth year education student at the University of Regina. I am the first person in my family to attend post-secondary schooling, which will also make me the first educator in my family. I…

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