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Educational Praxis

Educational Praxis is an international educational and cultural awareness organization dedicated to bridging the gaps between divergent peoples. According to its Web site, “educational activities promote critical reflection, economic equity and security, ecological consciousness, cultural groundings, and creative action for the purpose of addressing the schisms of race, class, caste and gender.” Its motto is “The world is our classroom.”

“Praxis” is defined as the practical application of a branch of learning. The implication is that theory is of little use unless it is put into action. Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire defined “educational praxis” in his influential Pedagogy of the Oppressed, seeing the teacher and the learner as partners in the creation of knowledge. Educational Praxis provides direct educational experiences for students and teachers ...

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