Critical pedagogy
Critical pedagogy is a philosophy of education and social movement that combines education with critical theory. First described by Paulo Freire, it has since been developed by Henry Giroux and others...
Percy Hughes
Percy Hughes (1872 – 1952) was a philosopher and teacher, and a leading figure in the Philosophy, Education, and Psychology department at Lehigh University.
Hughes was born in Peshawar in British ...
Art as Experience
Art as Experience (1934) is John Dewey's major writing on aesthetics, originally delivered as the first William James Lecturer at Harvard (1932). Dewey's aesthetics have been found useful in a number...
Esprit Lodge
Esprit Lodge is an historic lodge and hostel accommodation near Fort Coulonge, a village in the Pontiac Regional County Municipality in Quebec, Canada.Jesuit settler Father Dablon, superior of the mis...
Teaching for social justice
Teaching for social justice is a philosophy of education centered on the promotion of social justice, and the instillation of such values in students. Its overarching aims are to equip learners with t...
Student engagement
Student engagement occurs when "students make a psychological investment in learning. They try hard to learn what school offers. They take pride not simply in earning the formal indicators of success ...
Critical friend
Critical friend has its origins in critical pedagogy education reforms in the 1970s and arose out of the self-appraisal activity which is attributed to Desmond Nuttall. One of the most widely used def...
Michael Apple
Michael W. Apple (born 1942) is an educational theorist specialized on education and power, cultural politics, curriculum theory and research, critical teaching, and the development of democratic scho...
Paulo Freire
Paulo Reglus Neves Freire (/ˈfrɛəri/, [ˈpawlu ˈfɾeiɾi]; September 19, 1921 – May 2, 1997) was a Brazilian educator and philosopher who was a leading advocate of critical pedagogy. He is best known for...
Institutional pedagogy
Institutional pedagogy is a practice of education that is centered on two factors: 1. the complexity of the learner, and the "unconscious" that he or she brings to the classroom. This unconscious is a...
Peer-Partner (teaching style)
Peer-Partner is one of the choices available to students in Student-Directed Teaching, a progressive teaching technology.Along with Student-Teacher Contract and Self-Directed, Peer-Partner is a teachi...
Anti-oppressive education
Anti-oppressive education encompasses multiple approaches to learning that actively challenge forms of oppression.
Anti-oppressive education is premised on the notion that many traditional and com...
Peter McLaren
Peter McLaren (born August 2, 1948) is Distinguished Professor in Critical Studies, College of Educational Studies, Chapman University, where he is Co-Director of the Paulo Freire Democratic Project a...
Inclusion (education)
Inclusive in education is also an approach once thought only necessary for educating students with special educational needs. Now it is crucial that all of teachers ensure inclusive practice for all s...
Curriculum for Excellence
Curriculum for Excellence is the national curriculum for Scottish schools for learners from age 3 to 18. It was developed out of a 2002 consultation exercise – the 'National Debate on Education' – un...
Robin Truth Goodman
Robin Truth Goodman is a Professor of Literature at Florida State University. Trained as a comparatist and as a scholar in postcolonial studies, Goodman specializes in the issues of critical pedagogy,...
Peer tutor
A peer tutor is anyone who is of a similar status as the person being tutored. In an undergraduate institution this would usually be other undergraduates, as distinct from the graduate students who ma...
Hidden curriculum
A hidden curriculum is a side effect of an education, "[lessons] which are learned but not openly intended" such as the transmission of norms, values, and beliefs conveyed in the classroom and the soc...
Ethnomathematics
In mathematics education, ethnomathematics is the study of the relationship between mathematics and culture. Often associated with "cultures without written expression", it may also be defined as "the...
John Asimakopoulos
John Asimakopoulos, born September 10, 1970, is a professor of sociology at the City University of New York-Bronx. He says he is a "Scholar-Activist" and "Organic Intellectual".
After attending hi...
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Portuguese: Pedagogia do Oprimido), written by educator Paulo Freire, proposes a pedagogy with a new relationship between teacher, student, and society. It was first pu...
Anti-bias curriculum
The anti-bias curriculum is an activist approach to educational curricula which attempts to challenge prejudices such as racism, sexism, ableism, ageism, homophobia, and other forms of kyriarchy. Ant...
Semester school
A semester school is a school that complements a student's secondary education by providing them with the opportunity to step out of their regular school for half an academic year and step into a uniq...
Antonia Darder
Antonia Darder (born Priscilla Antonia Darder Aguilo on April 16, 1952 in Vega Baja, Puerto Rico) is a scholar, artist, poet, activist, and public intellectual. Darder holds the Leavey Presidential En...
Experiential education
Experiential education is a philosophy of education that describes the process that occurs between a teacher and student that infuses direct experience with the learning environment and content. The t...
Peer mentoring
Peer mentoring is a form of mentorship that usually takes place between a person who has lived through a specific experience (peer mentor) and a person who is new to that experience (the peer mentee)....
Modern School (United States)
The Modern Schools, also called Ferrer Schools, were schools in the United States, established in the early Twentieth Century, that were modeled after the Escuela Moderna of Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia,...