From Critical Theory to Critical Pedagogy

Critical Pedagogy (CP) emanated from Critical Theory (CT) which was developed by the philosophers and theorists of the 1923 Frankfurt School of Thought like Theodor W. Adorno, Jürgen Habermas, and Her...

Describing People

Character descriptions are often the first way one starts to gather together their understanding of people. The most basic character descriptions usually centre around physical details. Physical attri...

Podcasting

A podcast is a digital audio file one can download or listen to over the internet. Podcasts are typically available as a series of prerecorded talk-radio shows that users can get on their computers or...

Critical Pedagogy in the Classroom

Correcting students need not amount to the banking method of education. Rather, teachers should call on students to contribute their experiences so that teachers can critically engage with students’ i...

Modes of Reading

Reading strategies can be developed and improved over time, helping individuals become more efficient and critical readers. It is essential in academic contexts where reading comprehension is fundamen...

Constructivism

Constructivism is the theory that says learners construct knowledge rather than just passively take in information. As people experience the world and reflect upon those experiences, they build their ...

Courtroom Language and the Common Man

Legal English is the language used in law, characterised by its precision, complexity, and specialised terminology. While it provides clarity and specificity in legal contexts, it can often be less ac...

The Essay

There are different kinds of essay writing, and each form is supposed to follow a unique style and format. Coming up with a good essay is different from a child's play. Some essay writing tips can mak...

Teaching Prose

Teaching prose is mainly meant to develop the four language skills -Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing. The activities planned by the teacher must allow for the development of these four skill...

ICT Enabled Learning

Long before the e-learning era, Plato (428 BC– 348 BC) said: “Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many ho...