Adventures in Critical Pedagogy: A Lesson in U.S. History

Seltzer-Kelly, Deborah
January 2009
Teacher Education Quarterly;Winter2009, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p149
Academic Journal
The author recounts and analyzes her experiences in incorporating a liberatory practice into the U.S. public school setting. It is consisted of excerpts from a seminar paper in December 2001 and a review written from her present perspective. Certain issues are highlighted such as the meaning of security, freedom and citizenship with the aid of the Paulo Freire's "Pedagogy of the Oppressed" and Henry Giroux's educational theories. Giroux's stresses that in writing history, it entails process, principles and choices.


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