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Week 9 (3/21) Critical Pedagogy

  • Shelli Fowler, “Paulo Freire and Critical Pedagogy” (Canvas) (everyone)
  • bell hooks, Teaching Critical Thinking – Intro (Canvas) (everyone)

Jigsaw Pieces — only read the selection that corresponds to your number in the group:

  1. Joe L. Kinchloe, “Paulo Freire (1921-1997)” in The Critical Pedagogy Primer (2004), pp. 69-75 (Requires VT Library Log-in. Navigate to correct pages in the ebook)
  2. Joe L. Kinchloe, “Moving to Critical Complexity,” in The Critical Pedagogy Primer (2004), pp. 108-110 (Requires VT Library Log-in. Navigate to correct pages in the ebook)
  3. Paulo Freire, “The Banking Concept of Education,” Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Ch. 2, pp. 71-86
  4. Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of Freedom, Ch. 2, pp. 29-37 Missing pp. 33-34.  But complete excerpt is hereStart on p. 9 and read these sections:There is no Teaching without Learning, Methodological Rigor, Research, Respect for What Students Know
  5. hooks, Critical Thinking (canvas)
  6. hooks, Democratic Education (canvas)
  7. hooks, Engaged Pedagogy (canvas)

Optional: Paulo Freire, Short Video on Curiosity

Optional: June Jordon, Report from the Bahamas, 1982(Requires VT library Log-in); also here.