FOLK PEDAGOGY: A CULTURAL APPROACH TO LEARNING
Folk pedagogy, rooted in the traditions and cultural practices of diverse communities, represents a unique approach to learning that has often been overlooked in mainstream educational discourse. This article explores the concept of folk pedagogy, examining its cultural foundations, characteristics, and potential implications for formal education. By understanding how communities transmit knowledge through informal channels, educators can gain insights into alternative teaching methods that respect cultural diversity and enhance the learning experience for students.
Keywords: Folk pedagogy, Cultural approach to learning, Informal learning networks, Storytelling, Oral tradition, Experiential learning, Apprenticeships, Community involvement, Cultural sensitivity