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Silence, Voice, Anarchy, and Schooling

I have had an ambivalent  relationship with formal schooling. In a small town high school on the edge of the the cornfields of the rural US, my teachers gave a good student like me a lot of freedom.  It was not unusual for me … Continue reading

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Critical Pedagogy Sans People

I had stopped trying to keep up with Giroux’s work some time ago.  I read him diligently as a new scholar, but for me, he was always one of those authors that made me question whether I’d make it in … Continue reading

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I Feel Anger Sometimes. But Not At You. Really.

When women are prevented from expressing anger at injustice, transgression, or violence, they are forced to submit without expressing resistance. Further, women’s silence is interpreted as willing agreement to their subordination. -Megan Boler, Feeling Power, Loc 420 I do not … Continue reading

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What if Freire’s Students Were On Tumblr?

A few years ago in class, we were having  lively conversation about different interpretations students had about an author’s position.  One of the students, a young woman who was the first in her family to attend college, just pulled out … Continue reading

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Critical and Connected Pedagogies

It’s been years since I read Freire. I’ve been working in an around various forms of critical pedagogy since. And I was very pleasantly surprised when I read in this week’s prompt for the Critical Pedagogy Mooc Mooc: Jesse Stommel … Continue reading

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