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...
John Dewey
John Dewey, FAA (/ˈduːi/; October 20, 1859 – June 1, 1952) was an American philosopher, psychologist, leading activist in the Georgist movement, and educational reformer whose ideas have been influent...
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...
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...
Political consciousness
Following the work of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, Karl Marx outlined the workings of a political consciousness.
Consciousness typically refers to the idea of a being who is self-aware. It is a...
Università popolare (Italian newspaper)
L'Università popolare was an Italian newspaper founded by Luigi Molinari in 1901 and ran until 1918. It was part of the movement for free workers' self-education, partly inspired by Francisco Ferrer'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,...
Performance-related pay
Performance-related pay or pay for performance is money paid relating to how well one works. Car salesmen or production line workers, for example, may be paid in this way, or through commission.Many e...
Classwide Peer Tutoring
Classwide Peer Tutoring (CWPT) is a variation of peer-mediated instruction that has been used in elementary, middle school, and high school classrooms. In CWPT students form pairs and take turns in th...
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...
Charles D. Hayes
Charles D. Hayes is a self-taught philosopher and one of America's strongest advocates for lifelong learning.
Charles D. Hayes is a self-taught philosopher and one of America’s strongest advocates...
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...
Reconstructivism
Reconstructivism is a philosophical theory holding that societies should continually reform themselves in order to establish more perfect governments or social networks. This ideology involves recombi...
Critical consciousness
Critical consciousness, conscientization, or conscientização (Portuguese), is a popular education and social concept developed by Brazilian pedagogue and educational theorist Paulo Freire, grounded in...
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...
Transfer of learning
Transfer of learning is the dependency of human conduct, learning, or performance on prior experience. The notion was originally introduced as transfer of practice by Edward Thorndike and Robert S. Wo...
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)....