Assignment : Freire ( Rough Draft )

1209 Words Sep 28th, 2015 5 Pages
Danny Tran
English 114-36
Emma Rogers
25th September 2015
Assignment 2: Freire (Rough Draft) In today’s educational classrooms, there are many different ways a teacher and their students communicate and connect in the learning environment. The way the students and teachers interact with one another plays a big role in how a student is demonstrating their apprehension as well as what they are learning. In Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire discusses different methods of teaching and learning between the student and teacher, such as the “banking” concept of education and the problem-posing model. According to Freire, the banking model of education is where the teachers act as the “depositors,” storing information into the students as if they are the “depositories:”
Education thus becomes an act of depositing, in which the students are the depositories and the teacher is the depositor. Instead of communicating, the teacher issues comminiqués and make deposits which the students patiently receive, memorize, and repeat. (244) During the last year of my high school career, I have decided to take the course AP Microeconomics, not realizing what I was getting myself into. The classroom looked ordinary and small, fitting barely 25 students. Each desk was separated as a college classroom, where the students had a view of the wall that was projected with lectures and informative videos. Everyday of class, there would be a lecture to where the students had to take heed of…

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