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Paulo Freire

Freire, P. (1990). Education for Critical Consciousness 4th Edition. London:Sheed & Ward. Education for Critical Consciousness contains two essays written by Brazilian educator Paulo Freire. The first, Education as a practice of freedom written in 1965, is an historical account, … Continue reading

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John Dewey’s Democracy and Education.

Dewey, J (2004). Democracy and Education. New York: Dover Publications Dewey’s Democracy and Education, in my opinion, is a very frustrating book to read. Originally published in 1916, Democracy and Education is considered a hallmark in the development of educational … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Adult Education by E. C. Lindeman

Lindeman, E. C. (1961). The Meaning of Adult Education. Montreal: Harvest House What is the meaning of Adult Education? This is a question that I, too, have often asked myself as the question is many faceted and represents not a … Continue reading

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Lesson’s from Dora.

“Dora”, with his finger pointing to the television, my two year old grandson cuddled beside me and began to watch one of his favourite programmes, “Dora the Explorer”. While his father wouldn’t have sat still for more than a minute … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to an adventure in learning. Keeping a journal is new to me. When I think of creating and updating a journal, I harken back to the days when people kept diaries. Journals are really no different than diaries; they … Continue reading

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