The educator is not acting in the service of the child alone but of the child as they relate to their own environment–and thus their needs.
Critical reading is about gathering knowledge, understanding context, and seeing ideas from multiple perspectives to make sense of a text.
The next generation of heroes is walking the halls of schools today, and you’re uniquely poised to help them along.
The objective should be to facilitate a discussion that results in a more comprehensive understanding of both sides of controversial topics.
Educating students doesn’t have to take the form of a one-sided lecture or reading. In fact, it works better if it doesn’t.
Drew talks with Sarah Westbrook of the Right Question Institute and author Warren Berger about inquiry teaching and learning in uncertain times.
Texts may be chosen based on their success in the classroom, yet students are not taught how to recognize their utility in their lives.
ResistBot: Easing The Effort Of Activism by Ashley McCann Merriam-Webster’s primary definition of democracy is “government by the people; especially: rule of the majority.” (And Merriam-Webster is the perfect source to turn to for clarification, because, oddly enough, the dictionary’s Twitter account has become an outspoken and amusing political thought leader lately. Who would have thought…
What does my community–however I define it–require from me, and I from it? And what does that suggest that I learn and do?
Podcast Ep 8: An Introduction To Critical Pedagogy In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff Critical Pedagogy and Critical Literacy both involve the idea of thinking carefully about human and social contexts: Who am I, what do I need to know, and how can I use that knowledge to improve the world around me? In this conversation,…
This model is built around the concept of self-knowledge–better understanding one’s self and that to inform one’s interactions with the world.
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