Teaching Words and the World in Brazil and Cambodia
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.