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to create a citizenry that is active in public affairs and whose involvement is guided by morally reflective judgement based on critical discourse.
What is Knowledge?
Personally constructed meaning built from varied knowledge claims and points of view.
Role of the teacher:
-help students identify issues for examination.
-provide a safe, open inclusive classroom where all students have a voice
- encourage students to detect hidden forms of oppression within the schoool and society.
Role of Student:
- with an eye for social justice they investigate issues from multiple perspectives and put democratic principles to practice.
Where and How to get Knowledge:
-look for bias
Best way to learn:
students take resposiblity to make the classroom an enjoyable, comfortable learning environment.
Which knowledge is Significant?
-problem solving, decision making and knowing consequences of choices.
-how to make decisions & act on them
-how to plan effective action and how to pursuade
- how to exert influence and make change