October 8, 2010

Wiki Friday: Paulo Freire

He was an educator. In Brazil at his time (1920s-1960s), literacy was a requirement for voting in presidential elections. So he taught 300 sugarcane workers to read and write in 45 days.

1 comment:

  1. He also wrote the excellent "Pedagogy of the Oppressed": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedagogy_of_the_oppressed


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