Once again, Columbia University professor, Christopher Emdin, puts forth a rapid fire and common sense proposal for rethinking urban — and really ANY — education to ensure it is student focused, relevant, and purposefully engaging.
The basis of this video: Reality pedagogy which is, “Teaching based on the reality of the student’s experience.”
5 C’s of Reality Pedagogy:
- The Cypher (or Co-genitive Dialogue)
(Notice that content is last. Students need to know that they come first if there is to be any meaningful delivery of content.)
This post is a part of our series based on our Transformative Learning Model. This piece relates to Student Investment, Context for Learning, Culture, Personalization, and Academic Access.