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    After reading Paulo Freire text on “the ‘banking’ concept of education”, it made me recall my situation in primary and secondary school as a child where we will all sit in class and “listen meekly” (Freire, 216;216) and we were filled with fear whenever we were around those who taught us (respect). This made me to see why Freire was so bold about this “concept” (Freire, 216). He sees this concept as the necessary evil this is because it causes division in the society between the teacher and the student

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    The Private Liberation Paulo Freire introduces the idea of a “problem-posing” education system in his book The Pedagogy of the Oppressed, which offers a highly effective alternative to the traditional method of memorizing facts that he deems the “banking” concept of education. Problem posing allows individuals to expand their own thoughts, ideas, and opinions through open discussion in a classroom setting. I went through such an experience senior year in my Comparative Government class, which focused

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    Paulo Freire Banking

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    Paulo Freire believes that the world is primarily dominated by the “banking” concept in regards to education. Under the “banking” concept, Freire describes the relationship between students and teachers as “involv[ing] a narrating Subject (the teacher) and patient, listening objects (the students)” (216). Freire later goes on to symbolize students as empty receptacles awaiting teachers to dump their knowledge freely to fill the empty spaces. Memorization, obedience, oppression, and dominance all

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    Paulo Freire Education

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    accurate. Throughout Freire’s essay, he shows how the students are being deceived of their true education. Paulo Freire, the author of this marvelous essay, was one of the most influential educators of all time. “He spent most of his early years working in a poverty-stricken areas, developing methods for teaching illiterate adults how to read and write and to think critically” (Freire 214). He created classrooms for teachers and student to be equal in dignity. During Freire’s lifetime, he has

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    Throughout history, many men and women have made important contributions to the world of education. Amongst these is the Brazilian scholar Paulo Freire, whose influences on the world have been both broad and deep. A true believer in Marxist theory, his central ideas regarding education revolve around the concept that the experience and learning process of education are more important than the "facts" or concepts that are being taught. Consequently, traditional teaching methods (known as "Banking")

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    associated with two different methods of learning. Paulo Freire suggests the “The ‘Banking’ Concept of Education”, in which the teacher “fills the account” of the student with information and knowledge they have (318). Freire also explains the concept of “problem posing” learning that contradicts the “banking” concept. This way helps the student become more involved with their education, and they are able to become a more well-rounded student. But Freire ignores to add any supporting detail to his points

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    immediate family members birthdays without using any technology? If you cannot answer those simple questions than maybe you should reconsider on working on your memorization side of your brain. Joshua Foer, the author of The End of Remembering, and Paulo Freire, author of The “Banking” Concept of Education, both write about how important memory is in the world today. In Foer’s passage he states that before paper, books, and modern technology people were expected to remember any piece of information that

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    and to each other. Paulo Freire was a man who was willing to fight the education system by creating Critical Pedagogy and by the changing the world with his idea. It was a social movement and philosophy of education that developed and applied concepts from critical theory and related theories to the field of education and the study of culture. Paulo Freire was an idealist whose purpose was to build critical consciousness in literacy campaigns, especially in Grenada. Paulo Freire was one of the best

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    class, that, by definition, would be closer to the "problem-posing" classroom that Paulo Freire describes in his piece "The ‘Banking’ Concept of Education". In his works, Paulo Freire asserts that the “problem-posing education makes them [the students] critical thinkers” (Freire 221). As Freire describes, a class that implements the problem-posing policy is one in which students are to become critical thinkers. Freire would have been ecstatic that other educators carried out his ideas in their own

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    In the point of view of Paulo Freire, he argued that humanization is the true 'vocation ' as well as the central problem of man, as history has reflected that both humanization and dehumanization can be real alternatives. Humanization is our true 'vocation ' and this 'vocation ' is being attacked as well as negated. In order to restore the humanization, liberation is the fundamental drive of humanity and it is a key for social change. Liberation is the leading point to awake the critical awareness

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