Pedagogy of the Oppressed

30th Anniversary Edition

Author: Paulo Freire

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

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Category: Education

Page: 192

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First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm. With a substantive new introduction on Freire's life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo Macedo, this anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed will inspire a new generation of educators, students, and general readers for years to come.

The Fifth Element

Social Justice Pedagogy through Spoken Word Poetry

Author: Crystal Leigh Endsley

Publisher: SUNY Press

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Category: Education

Page: 184

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Explores spoken word poetry as a tool for social justice, critical feminist pedagogy, and new ways of teaching. The writing and performance of spoken word poetry can create moments of productive critical engagement. In The Fifth Element, Crystal Leigh Endsley charts her experience of working with a dynamic and diverse group of college students, who are also emerging artists, to explore the connection between spoken word and social responsibility. She considers how themes of activism, identity, and love intersect with the lived experiences of these students and how they use spoken word to negotiate resistance and to navigate through life. Endsley also examines the local and transnational communities where performances took place to shed light on concepts of social responsibility and knowledge production.

Child Observation

A Guide for Students of Early Childhood

Author: Ioanna Palaiologou

Publisher: Learning Matters

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Category: Education

Page: 288

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This is a key text for all those studying for degrees and foundation degrees in early childhood, early years and related disciplines and for Early Years Teacher candidates. It enables students to appreciate and understand the central role of observation for understanding, planning for and educating early years children. This new Third Edition has been updated in line with recent policy and legislation changes and includes: a new first chapter to help students to understand the context of early childhood in England and elsewhere an exploration of the essential elements of child observation that are important across the world new international case studies a research chapter that has been re-written to improve its accessibility to students more case studies throughout to link theory to practice.

Alice Walker - The Color Purple

Author: Rachel Lister

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

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Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 192

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Since its publication in 1982, The Color Purple has polarized critics and generated controversy while delighting many readers around the world. Rachel Lister offers a clear, stimulating and wide-ranging exploration of the critical history of Alice Walker's best-selling novel, from contemporary reviews through to twenty-first-century readings. This Reader's Guide: • opens with an overview of Walker's work • provides a detailed consideration of the conception and reception of The Color Purple • examines coverage of key critical issues and debates such as Walker's use of generic conventions, linguistic and narrative strategies, race, class, gender and sexual politics • covers the reception and cultural impact of cinematic and musical adaptations, including Steven Spielberg's 1985 film and the recent Broadway production. Lively and insightful, this is an indispensable volume for anyone studying, or simply interested in, Alice Walker and her most famous work.

Pedagogy of Place

Seeing Space as Cultural Education

Author: David M. Callejo-Pérez

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

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Category: Education

Page: 231

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Pedagogy of Place focuses on the embodiment of purposefully created space resulting from the creation and enactment of its participants' cultural and social conditions. It is also about education, the purposeful creation of spaces that comprise learning environments, and the aesthetic dimensions of the created space called school. The essays present the concept of space - the place where learning happens and where the lives of student and teacher can thrive or wither - a place rich in human potential. In an attempt to address the diversity of what we define as space, Pedagogy of Place addresses issues around place and identity in three distinct strands: as social, as aesthetic, and as political and historical. As a collection, these essays are attempts to open conversations with persons interested in what counts as curriculum, teaching, and learning within the spaces and places that release human potential and nurture the human spirit.

The end of reading

from Gutenberg to Grand Theft Auto

Author: David Trend

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc

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Category: Education

Page: 160

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Big changes have been taking place in reading in recent years. While American Society has become more visual and digital, the general state of literacy in America is in crisis, with educators and public officials worried about falling educational standards, the rising influence of popular culture, and growing numbers of non-English-speaking immigrants. But how justified are these worries? By focusing on "reading," this book takes a serious look at public literacy, but chooses not to blame the familiar scapegoats. Instead, The End of Reading proposes that in a diverse and rapidly changing society, we need to embrace multiple definitions of what it means to be a literate person.

"It's Not the Color of Their Skin"

Identity Politics, Literacy Practices, and Multicultural Curricula in an Urban Fifth-grade Classroom

Author: Jessica Clare Zacher

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Page: 480

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The cyborg turn

ontology, computer literacy, and the future

Author: James A. Inman

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Latin America

Perspectives on a Region

Author: Jack W. Hopkins

Publisher: Holmes & Meier Publishers

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 389

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Threshold

Basic Writers and the Open Door College

Author: Stanford Taro Goto

Publisher:

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Category:

Page: 406

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