Category Archives: Critical consciousness

Critical Consciousness: A Study of Morality in Global, Historical Context

This volume is a study of empowered, resilient, and globally responsible moral consciousness in the historical context of a global transition to a new level of sociohistorical organization in society. This work develops further the Freirean concept of critical consciousness, … 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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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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Education-as-Commodity vs. Education-as-Social Justice: a brief Freirean analysis of the Academy Today

Part I –   Part II –   Part III –   Part IV I love academic work: I love studying, learning, reading, researching, growing in my understanding of the world and – on good days – stoking the fire of enthusiasm for … Continue reading

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Paulo Freire Freedom School

Paulo Freire Freedom School Read also: Democracy and Education on “Paulo Freire Freedom School“ “Education is always and everywhere about opening doors, opening minds, opening possibilities. Education is about opening your eyes and seeing for yourself the world as it … Continue reading

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The Routledge international handbook of Critical Education

The Routledge international handbook of Critical Education The Routledge International Handbook of Critical Education is the first authoritative reference work to provide an international analysis of the relationship between power, knowledge, education, and schooling. Rather than focusing solely on questions … Continue reading

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Reinventing critical pedagogy

Reinventing critical pedagogy Reinventing Critical Pedagogy is divided into three thematic areas: Race, Ethnicity, and Critical Pedagogy, which exposes the pervasiveness of white supremacy and ethnic conflict; Theoretical Concerns, in which authors rethink the basic premises of capitalism, alienation, experience, … Continue reading

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