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Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2017 7:47 pm
by wrldtrvlr123
shadowjack wrote:
> PsyGuy - if you think the list of things you names is taught across ALL
> provinces, you are dreaming big time. Two of the three jurisdictions I
> taught in didn't teach items you listed as supposedly being "National
> Curriculum".
>
> Too funny. And notice I didn't say there was a NC for Science and Math - I
> said those are the two areas where what is taught is likely to be similar
> across Canada, not because of NC, but because UNIVERSITIES expect certain
> entrance standards and background knowledge for science courses. Go figure.
>
>
> You seem to ignore my positing that IB schools worldwide really are
> Canadian National Curriculum Schools because, following your logic,
> Canadian Universities, such as UBC< accept them for university entrance.
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You'd be better off pounding your head against the wall. It's at least as productive and the wall doesn't actually enjoy your pain.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 5:13 am
by PsyGuy
@SJ

I dont think I know, they may not be those exact works but examples of classical and modern scholars, artists, etc. Im not really interested in your minutia. if your saying that CAN provinces dont teach the literary canon, or that therm-dynamics doesnt work in Canada the way it works int he rest of the universe, or that in CAN there are more than three primary colors, etc thats crazy talk. I know its true and every other educator knows what they can expect out of CAN students at various grade levels. Just because some politician or MP doesnt sit on a throne and decree that X will be taught at Y doesnt mean there isnt a NC.

If the similarities are widespread how is that not a national curriculum, again I can only assume that your definition of an NC consists of some political designee decreeing specific content that and only that is a NC.

We disagree

Rest assured @SJ that every claim of merit worthy of a response, I have responded too.

@WT123

I agree, why contributors think that Im going to substitute their position for mine because they deem it so, or they disagree is equally inconceivable to me.

Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:01 am
by shadowjack
LOL - when your clarifications are so fuzzy that what you really mean is there must be global education new world order, because, heck, it is what everybody is taught everywhere, then yes, I agree. Too funny :-)

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:26 am
by PsyGuy
@SJ

What I find funny is this idea that CAN provinces are somehow like different nations when it comes to education, in so much as your focus is on trivial differences.

Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 5:15 am
by shadowjack
Well, I find it funny that you think countries are so different when it comes to education, much as their focus is on trivial differences.

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2017 7:27 am
by PsyGuy
So NK and UK have equivilent education systems, I find that REALLY funny.

Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 7:43 am
by shadowjack
According to you they must if a Canadian university accepts them!

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PostPosted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 1:07 pm
by PsyGuy
@SJ

So now a CAN Uni like UBC is going to accept a NK student? You are too funny

Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 10:59 am
by shadowjack
According to your reasoning, if UBC accepts them then it must be because of the NC. So if a NK student can get accepted - and how do you know they can't or haven't?), then it must be because NK uses Canadian NC according to your logic! :-)

Re: Canada - foreign teacher

PostPosted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:34 am
by joshefmaria
wrldtrvlr123 wrote:
> shadowjack wrote:
> > PsyGuy - if you think the list of things you names is taught across ALL
> > provinces, you are dreaming big time. Two of the three jurisdictions I
> > taught in didn't teach items you listed as supposedly being "National
> > Curriculum".
> >
> > Too funny. And notice I didn't say there was a NC for Science and Math - I
> > said those are the two areas where what is taught is likely to be similar
> > across Canada, not because of NC, but because UNIVERSITIES expect certain
> > entrance standards and background knowledge for science courses. Go figure.
> >
> >
> > You seem to ignore my positing that IB schools worldwide really are
> > Canadian National Curriculum Schools because, following your logic,
> > Canadian Universities, such as UBC< accept them for university entrance.
> ====================
> You'd be better off pounding your head against the wall. It's at least as productive
> and the wall doesn't actually enjoy your pain.


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