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Fundamental Questions in LIFE: What is my place in the social order? How do I learn my place? How am I connected with others and with the larger society?
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IF THESE WALLS COULD TALK, WHAT WOULD THEY SAY? “The information is up here. Follow along.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o Write down your reactions to this film. I will call on you. How do these students FEEL about their education? Is it justified? What are their complaints? What are their concerns about their lives? About the world? Video made by a Cultural Anthropology class at Kansas State University Spring 2007
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Freire on “Banking” Approaches to Teaching Teacher teaches, students are taught Teacher knows everything, students know nothing Teacher talks students listen Teacher chooses, students comply Teacher acts, students follow passively Teacher holds authority, students are alienated The lives of the students don’t matter Receive, memorize, repeat Views the poor as manageable, they need to adapt to world as is, they get a fragmented view of reality. For FREIRE Knowledge emerges through invention and reinvention in communication with others. Elements: class solidarity, restless, hopeful inquiry, engage in critical thinking and mutual humanization, consciousness of own thinking, reflective about social conditions and change.
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Through schools and other social experiences in their lives, students learn what? Any student experiencing banking
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