Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World / Edition 4

Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World / Edition 4

by Joan Wink
ISBN-10:
0137028733
ISBN-13:
2900137028732
Pub. Date:
08/16/2010
Publisher:
Pearson

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Critical Pedagogy: Notes from the Real World / Edition 4

They are the ones who taught me to learn, to relearn, and to unlearn. I went to Benson, Arizona, in the mid-1970s thinking, 'I will teach; they will learn.' It seems so simple. It was not. They taught me that teaching is learning. This book is to show you can make a difference.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900137028732
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 08/16/2010
Series: Pearson Custom Education Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 240

About the Author

Joan Wink is a professor emerita at California State University, Stanislaus. She lives primarily on the family ranch in South Dakota, but still maintains an active academic life: teaching, consulting, and writing. Her other books include A Vision of Vygotsky (2002), co-authored with Le Putney of UNLV, and Teaching Passionately: What’s Love Got To Do With It? (2004), co-authored with her daughter, Dawn Wink of Santa Fe Community College.

Table of Contents

Prefacexiii
1Welcome to My Real World1
Some of What Was Not Said in Previous Editions4
I Dropped Out4
Literacy: Jonathan to Wyatt5
The Whispering Continues7
Potter Pedagogy7
The Path to Pokemon8
Captain Underpants to the Rescue9
Contradictions and Change10
Looking Ahead for Elusive Answers12
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently: Home Run Reading13
Notes13
2How in the World Did I Get into This?14
The Benson Kids: Teaching Is Learning14
Learn, Relearn, and Unlearn Your Way to Critical Pedagogy17
To Learn: Difficult Learning Experiences18
To Relearn: Difficult Relearning Experiences18
To Unlearn: Difficult Unlearning Experiences19
Looking Ahead for Your Stories of Relearning and Unlearning21
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently: Tanesha Hits a Home Run21
Notes21
3What in the World Do You Think It Is?22
A Word about Language22
Dawn Does Critical Pedagogy23
Definitions24
Generative Definitions25
Phony from the True27
Language of Possibility, Language of Critique29
Vygotsky: Reaching Back to Move Forward30
Word by Word30
Banking Model of Education32
Conscientization32
Carmen Has It33
Rainey Doesn't-Well, Didn't35
Codification38
Culture38
Cultural Capital39
Dialectic41
Dialogue41
Discourse43
Hegemony45
Hidden Curriculum46
Literacies47
Critical Literacy: Reading the Word and the World48
Orate and Literate Communities49
Pedagogy50
Praxis50
Problem Posing51
To Groom52
To Name55
To Marginalize55
Schooling, or to School56
To Silence57
To Socialize58
Voice59
Looking Ahead for Your Thoughts and Language in Critical Pedagogy61
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently62
New Words, New Friends62
Post-it Patterns63
Notes64
4What in the World Do I Think It Is?65
So What Is Critical Pedagogy?67
How I Came to These Understandings of Critical Pedagogy68
My Journey: First, Spanish; Next, Bilingual; Finally, Critical Pedagogy68
The Word Universe72
History Helps: Three Perspectives72
Transmission Model73
Generative Model74
Transformative Model74
Transmission to Transformative: An Example74
K-W-L76
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently79
Corri Does Dialectives in Secondary Science79
Ethical Dialectic Method80
Notes81
5Where in the World Did It Come From?83
The Latin Voice83
Freire: The Foundation83
Freire's Voice: A Transcription of an Audiotape85
The European Voice93
Gramsci94
Marx95
The Frankfurt School of Critical Theory96
Tove Skutnabb-Kangas97
The Eastern Voice103
Reflections from the East104
Peace Education104
The North American Voice105
Dewey106
Ada107
McCaleb108
Giroux109
McLaren110
Cummins112
Krashen116
The Historical Evolution of Critical Pedagogy117
The Benson Kids117
Looking Ahead for New Leaders: You!118
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently: Civics, ESL, and the New Immigrants118
Notes119
6How in the World Do You Do It?120
Thinking about Practice120
Carla: Reflecting on Her Practice121
Democratic Pedagogy122
So How Do You Do Critical Pedagogy?123
Problem Posing: Jonathan and Wyatt, Examples from the Community123
Problem Posing: Miss Johnson, an Example from Secondary Schools124
Principles of Problem Posing125
The Teacher's Role in Problem Posing125
Problem Posing: Stephanie, an Example from the Primary Grades126
Problem Posing: Codification126
Problem Posing: Reggie, an Example from Postsecondary127
The Essence Is in the Experience129
Popcorn131
How to Do It131
The Experience132
Pair Share132
How to Do It132
The Experience132
Dialogue Journal133
How to Do It133
The Experience133
Bloom's Taxonomies133
How to Do It133
The Experience133
Teaching and Learning in the Desert134
Four Corners134
How to Do It134
The Experience134
The Messenger and the Scribe136
How to Do It136
The Experience136
Comprehending/Comprehension136
How to Do It137
The Experience137
Problem-Posing Activity: Literacy138
How to Do It138
The Experience138
To Name138
To Reflect Critically139
To Act139
A Mess140
Mayida and the Mess142
NCLB Calls Us to the Mess142
The Proof Is in the Pudding143
The Principal: Doing Critical Pedagogy144
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently: In the University147
Looking Ahead for Elusive Methods149
Notes149
7How in the World Do You Do It with Families?151
Two Perspectives152
Models of Parental Involvement154
Family Graph155
Putting the Home Back in Homework159
Reflection to Action160
School Families162
A Library in the Community: Cow Jumped Over the Moon163
Electronic Communities of Families163
Galileo: Walking, Observing, Talking, and Recording164
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently164
Note164
8Why in the World Does It Matter?165
Students of the Twenty-First Century166
The Pedagogy of a Caring Heart and Critical Eyes167
A Caring Heart167
A Critical Eye168
Pedagogy of Courage and Patience169
Time, Time, Time170
From Buttercup to Power171
Teachers Taught Me, Too173
Now, Here Is the Point174
To Make a Difference174
Bob175
Roxanne176
Looking Ahead for More Elusive Answers177
Practicing Pedagogy Patiently: Dayna178
The Lesson of Dayna: One Size Does Not Fit All178
Three Perspectives on Pedagogy: The Artist's Notes179
Note180
Bibliography181
Index189

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