bruno della chiesa
intro’d to Bruno in this interview with Noam and Howard:
Pedagogy of the Oppressed: Noam Chomsky, Howard Gardner, and Bruno della Chiesa
Published on May 24, 2013
On Wednesday, May 1, the Askwith Forum commemorated the 45th anniversary of the publication of Paolo Freire‘s “Pedagogy of the Oppressed” with a discussion about the book’s impact and relevance to education today.
understand your own oppression – it’s not a law of nature..
33 min – consciousness raising.. thinking for yourself..
45 min – wow – may day in rest of world.. supporting suppressed americans with their 8 hour work day
48 – the reason frerie is unknown – he wasn’t just talking about literacy, if he’d been saying.. here’s a nice method for teaching literacy,… but instead.. it was about literacy as a means for raising questions…
56 min – it’s statistics for god’s sake (pisa et al)
57- put everything in numbers – to look serious – but also to not go deeper.. you quit asking once numbers are presented..
Bruno on harvard site:
Bruno della Chiesa (born 7 July 1962) is a European linguist teaching at Harvard University. He is considered one of the main founders of educational neuroscience, is known to have coined the term “neuromyth” (2002) and has established theories on the “motivational vortex” and on the “tesseracts in the brain”. He also created the international science fiction festival Utopiales. A polyglot and an “engaged cosmopolitan”, he is of Italian, French and German descent.