Dear Paulo: Letters from Those who Dare Teach

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Sonia Nieto
Paradigm Publishers, 2008 - Education - 208 pages
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Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics whose work has largely been inspired by Freire, this collection, accompanied by photographs of Freire with some of the letter writers, is both a loving memorial and a call to action to work for social justice, praxis, and democracy, ideals envisioned and brilliantly articulated by Paulo.

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Contents

Foreword by Donaldo Macedo
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Beginnings
9
FearCourage
21
Copyright

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Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. She is the author of, among other books, Affirming Diversity: The Sociopolitical Context of Multicultural Education, 5th ed. (2008, with Patty Bode), What Keeps Teachers Going? (2003), and Why We Teach (2005).

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