Cross This Out: A Pedagogy of Disruption and Healing

Radical Teacher

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Title Cross This Out: A Pedagogy of Disruption and Healing
 
Creator Reyes, G.T.
 
Description Critical courage and love require that we consider our own humanity's need for not only justice but also healing. Often, radical educators relentlessly focus on working towards social justice to the point where they neglect their own self-preservation, which includes processes and practices of healing.  This article discusses how a pedagogy of disruption and healing were applied towards confronting a racist act of vandalism at a California public university.  In discussing the values-centered, socio-historically grounded, and higher purpose-driven responses to the racist act, the author illuminates the four principles that grounded the disruptive and healing-centered actions.  In making transparent the principles that informed the designed response, others can be able to make adaptations necessary for their own contexts.  To assist with invoking one’s radical agency the author also reveals how other educators across the country have implemented these principles within their own contexts towards manifesting their own visions of a more healthy, just, and meaningful life that is rooted in an analysis of the conditions that inhibit that well-being in the first place.
 
Publisher University Library System, University of Pittsburgh
 
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Date 2019-07-18
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://radicalteacher.library.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/radicalteacher/article/view/546
10.5195/rt.2019.546
 
Source Radical Teacher; Vol 114 (2019): Radical Teaching Then & Now; 51-59
1941-0832
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://radicalteacher.library.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/radicalteacher/article/view/546/503
http://radicalteacher.library.pitt.edu/ojs/index.php/radicalteacher/article/downloadSuppFile/546/242
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2019 G.T. Reyes
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/us/
 

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