ERIC Number: EJ503865
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Navajo Philosophy of Learning and Pedagogy.
Benally, Herbert John
Journal of Navajo Education, v12 n1 p23-31 Fall 1994
Describes Navajo philosophy and implications for teaching and learning. Explains four branches of knowing that provide a framework for conceptualizing teaching content, as well as interrelationships within the framework providing opportunities for critical analysis and reflection. Advocates inquiry-oriented, experience-based instruction that enables students to attain knowledge in ways that promote spirituality, reverence, self-actualization, and happiness. (Author/SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Cosmology; Cultural Values
Note: Theme issue title: Dine Education in Navajo Schooling. Journal availability: Journal of Navajo Education, Ned Hatathli Center, Navajo Community College, Tsaile, AZ 86556.