Changes to the School System and Other Thoughts

I found seminar #2’s presentation to be very interesting and thought-provoking.  The topics brought up in the presentation were very relevant, as pre-service teachers.  The re-naming of Davin school to now being The Crescents School was something that I hadn’t heard of before this presentation- even though I live in Regina.  I think that alone […]

Twitter Chat!

Hi everyone, Welcome back to my blog!  This past Thursday night (January 31, 2019), I participated in my first ever Twitter chat.  I participated in the #saskedchat and I had a ton of fun!  I was nervous beforehand about how it was going to go, but using Tweetdeck made it super easy to follow along […]

A Counter-Narrative about the “Drunken Indian” Myth

The myth that I read about in Chelsea Vowels book Indigenous Writes was titled “The Myth of the Drunken Indian.”  I chose to read this particular essay because this is a stereotype that I hear about a lot in society: the thinking that all Indigenous peoples have drinking problems.  The essay focused on three main […]

The Blanket Exercise Experience and more

For my whole life I have lived in Regina, Saskatchewan.  In the particular community I live in, there is a strong presence of white people.  It is very rare to see people of other cultures, especially Indigenous peoples in my particular community.  Thinking of a broader geographical region, I have always lived on Treaty 4.  […]

Introduction

Hello everyone! My name is Jayla, and I am in my final semester of my elementary education degree.  I am excited for EDTC 300 because I look forward to hopefully finding some new and useful resources to take with me into the classroom in the future.  Technology and the Internet are such a huge part […]