Critical Pedagogy For Beginning Teachers: the Movement From Despair To Hope Barry Kanpol Associate Professor St. Joseph'S University (Students in EDF5112 should read this important document)
Ring the changes A new vision is needed if schools are to survive in the 21st century, by Geoff Maslen Campus Review December Number 7 2003 (Students in EDF5112 should read this important document)
"The critical question here is whose future, story, and interests does the school represent. . . Critical pedagogy argues that school practices need to be informed by a public philosophy that addresses how to construct ideological and institutional conditions in which the lived experience of empowerment for the vast majority of student becomes the defining feature of schooling."
What is critical pedadgogy?
According to Henry Giroux critical pedagogy attempts to:
Rage and Hope website summarises the ideas of the seminal theoreticians Giroux, Apple, McLaren and Freire This website is a beginners guide to some of the most important thinkers and contributors available on-line.
Critical Pedagogy, Cultural Studies,
and Radical Democracy at the Turn of the Millennium: Reflections on the Work of
Henry Giroux by Doug Kellener
On Line Reading List
Carr and Lund (2008) Doing Democracy: Striving for Political Literacy and Social Justice Chapter 1 Introduction: Scanning Democracy
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