What is an Alternative School

    The Cornwall Alternative School is alternative because it only deals with students who are not being successful in other school setting.  Being 95% of the school population being First Nations I think students in this learning environment will have an impact as to try to include First Nations culture everyday in the classroom.  Students


How does Kumashiro define ‘commonsense’. Why is it so important to pay attention to the ‘commonsense’? Kumashiro defines commonsense as the facets of life that everyone takes for granted (pg. XXIX).  Kumashiro goes into detail and describes an example of what commonsense.  It is common sense that in America when it comes to eating food