Critical Pedagogy and the Everyday Classroom

Critical Pedagogy and the Everyday Classroom

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Critical Pedagogy addresses the shortcomings of mainstream educational theory and practice and promotes the humanization of teacher and student. Where Critical Pedagogy is often treated as a discourse of academics in universities, this book explores the applications of Critical Pedagogy to actual classroom situations. Written in a straight-forward, concise, and lucid form by an American high school teacher, drawing examples from literature, film, and, above all, the everyday classroom, this book is meant to provoke thought in teachers, students and education activists as we transform our classrooms into democratic sites. From grading to testing, from content area disciplines to curriculum planning and instruction, from the social construction of knowledge to embodied cognition, this book takes the theories behind Critical Pedagogy and illustrates them at work in common classroom environments.American Manifest Destiny was born on the backs of the men who moved west with their families, their wives and ... Later I will discuss the ways society downplays and marginalizes care, but here Ia#39;d like to look at the values of care we ... but it goes deeper than this. ... If April answers a question incorrectly and you tell her shea#39;s wrong, she handles it fine, but how will Darius take being told hea#39;s wrong?

Title:Critical Pedagogy and the Everyday Classroom
Author:Tony Monchinski
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2008-06-28


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