The International Journal of Critical Pedagogy

Performing Critical Pedagogy Through Fireside Chats

Kristen C. Blinne


In this essay, I introduce fireside chats as a critical pedagogical practice, which can strengthen students' compassion and contemplation by enhancing communication practices and opening discussion about students' learning ideas, dreams, reflections, questions, and fears, while changing hierarchical communication patterns between teachers and students. 




Communication; Community; Feedback; Campfire

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