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Community in the Multicultural Classroom: A Review of the Literature

Learning, according to the constructivist argument, is a social experience, whereby students construct learning with the support of the instructor and fellow students. In recent years, many constructivist and critical educators turned towards building community within the classroom to meet their pedagogical aims, arguing classroom communities are central to knowledge construction, helping students learn how to learn, and helping students work with diverse others in a globalized, multicultural, world ( 2,484 more words

Critical spirituality, education, dating and non-verbal dehumanization

Art of Radicality is a nonsectarian, anti-capitalist, anti-war and pro-feminist website that features writing that may include spiritual content.

Critical spirituality describes, in the AoR sense of the word, a socially-engaged spiritual practice that seeks to interpret our world through both religious and politico-economic perspectives, specifically through such conceptual frameworks as intersectionality and oppression. 100 more words

Critical Pedagogy

Double O EAP

This post looks at a chapter entitled ‘Agency in the classroom’ written by Leo van Lier published in Sociocultural theory and the teaching of second languages… 1,834 more words

Book Review: Talking Leaves

Book Review: Talking Leaves: Narratives of Otherness

When Talking Leaves: Narratives of Otherness by Suzanne SooHoo (2006) came into my hands, I was overjoyed, having read some of SooHoo’s work on Otherness during one of my credentials. 1,239 more words


Beads of Privilege

Tonight I am compelled to write simply because it was such an awesome, wonderful evening of class with my students.  Just to re-cap:  I am teaching undergraduate (BSW Junior) students this year after having spent the past 14 years immersed in graduate teaching in our MSW and PhD programs.   581 more words

Work And Life

Week 2 Critical pedagogy

I don’t know that I have a response to the questions for this week, but I did read both the “Ice, Ice Baby” article and the Keesing-Styles article. 222 more words


Mapping: process over destination

I’m writing this as I’m waiting for my iPad to finish charging, because I prefer to have it open to the worksheet while I write my blog post on my desktop. 492 more words