Curriculum as Literacy

We are bringing this full circle! We began with Kumashiro and now we are ending with him. This time we focused on the chapter "Examples from English Literature" to talk about our own experiences with English in school. A big focus in this reading was the topic of race in literature and in the classroom. This …

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Teaching Mathematics

As a math major, I love talking about ways we can teach math within the classroom. I'm very passionate about ensuring all students can understand their mathematical potential because every student has that potential. If someone is telling them otherwise, then the students need to understand that it is not true-- there are other ways …

The Tyler Rationale

As a student, I became accustomed to the Tyler Rationale without being aware of its presence. It was established to ensure that all students reached the same goal after they finished a class. It uses "curriculum as an attempt to achieve certain ends." (Smith, 2) In theory, it makes sense. Students should gain a set …