Catching up Last week’s in-class work (two videos – Sir Ken Robinson, Professor Yong Zhao; two activities) • What do you still remember? • What connections did you make? • Anything you want to pursue in detail?Jot down your thoughts. Summaries.Commentaries.(don’t forget to date stamp it!)
Freire, P. (1970). The Adult Literacy process as cultural action for freedom. Harvard Educational Review, 40 (2), 205-22.• praxis• mechanistic explanation, mechanistic action• ad-miration• codification, decodification• problematization• dialogue• ―education is pedagogy of knowing‖• utopian pedagogy• conscientization• banking model of education
Freire, P. (1970). The Adult Literacy process as cultural action for freedom. Harvard Educational Review, 40 (2), 205-22.… as language is impossible withoutthought, and language and thought areimpossible without the world to which theyrefer, the human word is more than themere vocabulary – it is word and action. (p.212)
Paulo Freire - An Incredible Conversation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFWjnkFypFAAdditional material (in THINK2012)• Freire, Paulo (1970). Cultural Action For Freedom. HarvardEducational Review and Center for the Study of Developmentand Social Change: Cambridge, Massachusetts.Review by Tamara Oyola (UCLA)http://schugurensky.faculty.asu.edu/freire/to.html• Papert, S. (Fall, 1993). Obsolete skill set: The 3 Rs —literacyandletteracyin the media ages. Wired Magazine.
Engeström. Yrjo - Answer a question regardingActivity Theoryhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAMlJU4HW3Q
Resnick, L. B. (1987). Learning in school and out. Educational Researcher, 16 (9), 13-20.How school learning differs from otherlearning • Individual cognition in school vs. shared cognition• Pure mentation in school vs. tool manipulation outside • Symbol manipulation in school vs. contextualized reasoning outside school. • Generalized learning in school vs. situation-specific competencies outside
Resnick, L. B. (1987). Learning in school and out. Educational Researcher, 16 (9), 13-20.What is schooling for?What can we do about it?
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