Teaching Words and the World in Brazil and Cambodia

November 11, 2006

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Comparing Brazilian and Cambodian teaching styles highlights differences in student-teacher relationships, especially in approaches to literacy.  Explore how Paulo Frire's philosophy of social empowerment has encouraged a grassroots approach to literacy in Brazilian and international education, whereas Cambodian methods of teaching literacy usually reflects a structured, top-down approach.  Co-hosted by the Brazilian Cultural Center and the Cambodian American Heritage Museum.
Recorded Saturday, November 11, 2006 at Cambodian American Heritage Museum.