The Words: Paulo Freire

“It is really impossible to teach without learning, as well as learning without teaching. We cannot separate one from the other; we create a violence when we try.” – Paulo Freire

Reference
Freire, P. (1985). Reading the World and Reading the Word: An Interview with Paulo Freire. Language Arts, 62(1), 15-21.

What do you think Freire means by “violence,” and have you ever experienced (or witnessed) such a violence yourself? What was that like? Feel free to share your responses in the Comments section.

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