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Critical pedagogy gaming

I’m experimenting with real-time blogging as part of the Game Changers project. The Mission for Week 1 is to start blogging (achieved!) and research and come up with a game design idea.  41 more words

Games

Education; our weapon of mass destruction.

This post has been inspired by my reading of Henry Giroux’s new book, America’s Addiction to Terrorism. 

In this enthralling read, Giroux asks the important question; what is terrorism? 1,573 more words

Students

TFA Critic NOT a Hater

Never assume that every critic is a hater. Not everyone is hating on you. Some people are telling you truth.

Despite the fact that I am very critical of TFA’s mission, approach, and how it responds to criticism from alum and concerned stakeholders, I still believe that because I am an alum (ATL 2001), … 861 more words

Educating for Freedom

In an earlier post, I encourage my readers to explicitly name the great virtues they would like their students to have. It is important that we (educators) ask ourselves these important questions to find and give meaning to the work we do with children and youth. 739 more words

Teaching Strategies

Reflexive pedagogy: towards interrogating assimilated educational perspectives

All things are subject to interpretation, whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power, not truth. Friedrich Nietzsche

Education today is profoundly challenged by the rapid changes in the global social system. 1,289 more words

Critical Pedagogy

The Weekend Read - Lest We Forget : Chomsky on Critical Pedagogy

The week has ended with further evidence of the contemporary neo-liberal hostility to agencies and professions, which encourage critical and independent thinking. In Northern Ireland the government proposes… 371 more words

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