To be classified as a “good” student, one must follow all the common-sense rules and have school set as their top priority. This good student must attend all classes, finish all homework to the best of their ability, receive high grades, and always be willing to learn and quietly pay attention in class. Being able … Continue reading Who Are The “Good” Students?
Sex education is important for healthy sexual behaviors among all humans. “The purpose of sex education as said by Professor Gawshi (Madani,2003) is to provide the right knowledge to the children in preparation to adapt better to the sexual attitudes in the future life.” (Tirtawinata,2016). The curriculum does not have clear objectives in regard to … Continue reading Should Sex Ed. Be Taught in School?
I grew up in a small town where everyone knew everyone and I never realized it, but I have experienced the Tyler rationale and continue to pick up on small pieces of it when I teach in my hometown. Throughout my elementary and high school years, some teachers had strictly organized day plans resulting in … Continue reading Tyler Rationale Limitations & Benefits
After reading Kumashiro’s article on common sense, the definition that comes to mind is any form of teaching or knowledge that has become accustomed to the surrounding area and fits into their normal, every day lives. The world has become so used to following the ground rules that have been in place for years, resulting … Continue reading Stand Your Ground
Part 1: The world that we live in is full of stereotypes and the "standards" that one should live up to. We may not realize it, but the standards of feminism and masculinity is something that has been around for a long time, and we all deal with it every day. Movies, advertisements, and … Continue reading Why Do We Call This ‘normal’
It was a chilly winter day and us kids were on school holidays, so we decided it would be nice to have a family weekend, away from home. My brothers and I thought it would be nice to go to the hotel, do some swimming, shopping, and go to a hockey game. We were … Continue reading High Society Hotel
“Act like a lady” is a common phrase that is used in today’s world. But, what does this actually mean? To me this means that I must play with dolls, wear makeup, dress to impress, always be prepared to cook or do the dishes, do all the laundry, and to not work manual labor … Continue reading “Act Like a Lady”