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The educational value of creative disobedience

We say we want children to achieve at the highest level—to be the next generation of great scientists and innovators and artists and world leaders—yet the system we’ve put in place makes it nearly impossible for each child to reach … Continue reading

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The World Becomes What You Teach

Zoe Weil believes that what we commonly think of as the goal of education—preparing students for jobs in our economy—is a vision “too small and outmoded for today’s world.” Instead, she believes we should teach students to be conscious choice … Continue reading

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Revolución del aprendizaje – Learning revolution

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Neoliberal Politics as Failed Sociality: Youth and the Crisis of Higher Education

Read The American public is no longer offered the opportunities, guidance, and modes of education that cultivate the capacities for critical thinking and engaged citizenship. The formative cultures that provide the preconditions for critical thought and agency and are crucial … Continue reading

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Problematizing Critical Pedagogy

Read This article presents the results from a qualitative research study that examined the ways in which 17 self-identified critical pedagogues actually define critical pedagogy and their identification of its central aims and purposes. This article problematizes the overlapping and … Continue reading

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Developing Critical Literacy Skills – Exploring Masculine and Feminine Stereotypes in Children’s Literature

Read Developing critical literacy skills is a major challenge for teachers who are preparing students for a world that is saturated with information. A major part of the challenge is to show students how text, in all its forms, carries … Continue reading

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The Practice of Dialogue in Critical Pedagogy

Read This paper examines dialogue in the higher education classroom. Instigated by my teaching experiences and the paucity of empirical studies examining dialogue in the higher education classroom, I present a re-examination of data I collected in 1996 for an … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogy, Cultural Studies, and Radical Democracy at the turn of the millennium

Read My study will accordingly engage Giroux‘s writing in these arenas over the past decade, highlighting what I see as the most significant contributions to transforming education and society, as well as some limitations of his work. At stake is … Continue reading

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Dialogue, Knowledge, and Teacher-Student Relations – Freirean Pedagogy in Theory and Practice

Read In this article, I draw on ethnographic fieldwork among popular adult education non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Brazil to show how popular educators interpreted and acted based on Freirean pedagogical theory in ways that appeared to reduce its potential for … Continue reading

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Rethinking Critical Pedagogy and the Gramscian and Freirean Legacies

Read Read also  Categories Freire – Gramsci – Critical pedagogy Critical pedagogy problematizes the relationship between education and politics, between sociopolitical relations and pedagogical practices, between the reproduction of dependent hierarchies of power and privilege in the domain of everyday … Continue reading

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