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Originally drawn from the scholarship of John Dewey, Lisa Delpit, and Parker Palmer (and later strengthened by the research of John Gaventa, Paulo Freire, and Gloria Ladson-Billings), the Empowerment Framework centers students in the learning process, gives schooling a pragmatic purpose for building students’ social and democratic readiness, and recognizes students’ sociopolitical environment within the learning process.
The framework has three key features: An expanded scope of achievement; a list of literacies (tools for power); and a method of teaching and learning.
The Framework at a Glance
|Expanded Scope of Achievement||3P Achievement:
Production, Prosperity, and the Promotion of Personal Growth
|A List of Literacies (Tools of Power)||
|A Pedagogy||Student-Power Pedagogy
A Method of Teaching and Learning
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