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Block Chapter 2


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Block Chapter 2

  1. 1. Block Chapters 2 & 3<br />Anna Friars and Victoria Neil<br />9.21.09<br />
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  3. 3. In Chapter 3 Block articulated that ‘fear sells’.  Why might it be that fear becomes something we ‘consume’ every day?<br /><ul><li>Do you think the marketing of fear contributes to </li></ul> our stereotypical perceptions of others?<br /><ul><li>Do you think the commercialization of suffering is </li></ul> simply for the sake of profit?<br /><ul><li>How do you think the issue of fear, the media, and </li></ul> political agenda translate into the classroom?<br /><ul><li>Think about different national news stations and </li></ul> their various political affiliations, and the impact <br /> that has on education today. <br /><ul><li>How do you think this would effect your role as a teacher in a public, private, or prep school?</li></li></ul><li>Large vs. Small Groupsfrom block’s perspective:<br />Small<br /><ul><li>Value our uniqueness
  4. 4. Gives citizens power
  5. 5. Better conversation
  6. 6. Unit of transformation
  7. 7. Using this structure alternative future can be created
  8. 8. Know everyone on more personal level</li></ul>Large<br />Cannot be an individual<br />Needs will be swallowed up<br />Intimidated into opinions<br />The ability to change the world<br />Reduces power of the citizens<br />
  9. 9. Romanticizing leadership and the turns this can take<br />How is one person’s view more<br /> important than the communities?<br />How is this allowed to continue?<br />Can you think of situations in history <br /> that back this up?<br />Is our culture acceding to autocratic<br /> leaders?<br />Should it be this way in schools?<br />Is this affected by the skill of the teacher?<br />
  10. 10. Our special video<br />
  11. 11. Cool articles<br />Hmm Iapprove...<br />
  12. 12. Things to think about…good quotes<br />Critical Pedagogy is AWSOME!!!<br />