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Academic Practice Reading Group: Paulo Freire and the 'banking' concept of education

Paulo Freire (1970), Pedagogy of the Oppressed (New York & London: Continuum) . Chapter 2.

In the last meeting of the AP Reading Group we discussed one of Paulo Freire’s most important and enduring contributions to educational philosophy: the ‘banking’ concept of education. 519 more words


Politics and Public Education

It seems that public education is eliciting many opinions, especially from the mayoral candidates, about how to fund schools and what do to about the SRC. 572 more words

Charter Schools

Why Reflection is a Dirty Word

Reflection is a dirty word.

I have a distinctly critical bias against it, and some of the methods used in its name, which stems from my years spent as an outdoor educator. 1,632 more words


Parent-teacher dialogues

At this year’s IATEFL I gave the first of what will be a series of talks for me on parent-teacher dialogues.

Why this subject? Well, like many passions, this one is rooted in some very direct experience. 1,667 more words

Critical Pedagogy

Lehigh Valley Vanguard LIVE: Episode FOUR

On our fourth episode of Lehigh Valley Vanguard LIVE ON AIR, we welcomed poet and educator Paul Walsh as our guest. Paul is in the unique position of educating at an arts charter school, so we spoke to him about engaged, critical pedagogy. 51 more words

2015 - National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth

2015 National Week of Action Against Incarcerating Youth (NWAAIY)
May 17 to May 23, 2015






Official Website: http://savethekidsgroup.org/2015noyouthinprison/

Half Sheet 2015 National Week Flyer… 850 more words

School To Prison Pipeline

Silent Hallways are Unjust: Let Students Speak!

I was recently visiting a charter middle school that enforces silent hallways during passing periods (in addition to entering the class silently and silent meals at most times). 869 more words