Category Archives: Quotes

This page consists of a compilation of quotes, focusing on critical literacy, aimed at encouraging educators like myself to reflect on and question multiple perspectives, values and beliefs.

Paulo Freire on equality

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Perspective

“There are no facts, only interpretations.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche A highly debatable quote. Can it be applied to every situation in life? Is it a cop-out or a profound perspective?

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Rethinking Columbus

The following quotes have been taken from the text: Rethinking Columbus – The Next 500 Years “The goal is not to titillate or stun, but to force the question: why wasn’t I told this before?” – Bill Bigelow “‘Discovery’ represents … Continue reading

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Rethinking Our Classrooms

These quotes come from the text: Rethinking Our Classrooms – Teaching for Equity and Justice Vol. 1. “The underlying theme in my classroom is that the quest for social justice is a never-ending struggle in our nation and world, that … Continue reading

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