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First Edition
Addison Wesley Longman
Critical Pedagogy 1st Edition

Table of Contents

  • Preface

Introduction: The Story of Jonathan

1. Critical Pedagogy: How in the World Did I Get into This?

  • The Benson Kids: Teaching Is Learning
  • Learn, Relearn, and Unlearn Your Way to Critical Pedagogy
    • To Learn: Difficult Learning Experiences
    • To Relearn: Difficult Relearning Experiences
    • To Unlearn: Difficult Unlearning Experiences
  • Looking Ahead for Your Stories of Relearning and Unlearning

2. Critical Pedagogy: What in the World Is It?

  • Dawn Does Critical Pedagogy
  • Definitions
    • Generative Definitions
    • Phony from the True
    Finding the Phony
  • Language of Possibility – Language of Critique
  • Vygotsky: Reaching Back to Move Forward
  • Conscientization
    • Carmen Has It
    • Rainey Doesn’t; Well, Didn’t
    Rainey: BC
    Rainey: AC
  • Codification
  • Cultural Capital
  • Dialetic
  • Dialogue
  • Discourse
    • Joining the Prairie Club
  • Hegemony
  • Hidden Curriculum
  • Literacies
    • Reading the Word and the World
    • Orate and Literate Communities
  • Praxis
  • Problem Posing
  • To Groom
    • Around World
  • To Name
  • To Marginalize
  • To School
  • To Silence
  • To Socialize
  • Voice
  • Looking Ahead for Your Thoughts and Language on Critical Pedagogy

3. Where in the World Did It Come From?

  • The Latin Voice
  • • Freire: The Foundation
    Labeling Freire
    Labels I Love to Hate
  • The European Voice
    • Marx
    Labeling Marx
    • The Frankfurt School of Critical Theory
    • Tove Skautnabb-Kangas
    Declaration: Kids Need to Learn
    The A Team and B Team
  • Vygotsky
  • • Why Vygotsky
    • Who Is This Educator from the Past Who Tugs Us into Our Future?
    • Sociocultural Learning
    • Zone of Proximal Development
    Pablo’s Story: The ZPD in Action
    • Thought and Language
  • The North American Voice
    • Dewey
    • Ada
    • McCaleb
    • Giroux
    • McLaren
    A Teachable Heart
    • Cummins
    Empowerment Framework
    Collaborative and Coercive Relations of Power
    • Krashen
    The Idea Generator
    Who Gets Books and Who Doesn’t
    • The Benson Kids
  • Looking Ahead for New Leaders: You!

4. How in the World Do You Do It?

  • Thinking about Practice
    • Yeahbut, How?
    • Jonathan: A Reflection
    • Problem Posing
    Principles of Problem Posing
    The Teacher’s Role in Problem Posing
  • History and How-To
    • Transmission Model
    • Generative Model
    Learning and Cooperating
    • Transformative Model
    The Reformation
    Democracy with Teachers
  • How-Not-to
  • So How? Lesson Design Models for Critical Pedagogy
    • Four Phases #1
    • Four Phases #2
    • Four Phases #3
    • Four Phases #4
  • • Three Phases
    • Two Phases
    • One Phase – No Phase – Mrs. A.
    Democracy with Kids
    • Critical Activities within the Community
    Democracy with Families
    Questioning Lesson Plan
    Family Graph Activity
    Star Structure of Success
    • Two ways of Believing and Behaving
  • A Mess
  • Looking Ahead for Elusive Methods

5. Why in the World Does It Matter?

  • Students of the Twenty-First Century
  • The Pedagogy of a Caring Heart and Critical Eyes
    • A Caring Heart
    • A Critical Eye
  • Pedagogy of Courage and Patience
  • Time. Time. Time.
  • Teachers Taught Me, Too
  • Now, Here Is the Point
  • To Make a Difference
  • Looking Ahead for More Elusive Answers