Limiting Learning Environments through Domestication
Stefani Boutelier
Aquinas College, United States
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Domestication, Critical pedagogy, Praxis, Culturally relevant teaching

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Boutelier, S. (2019). Limiting Learning Environments through Domestication. Journal of Culture and Values in Education, 2(1), 45-55.


This theoretically based paper analyzes the proliferation of domestication in our education systems inside and outside of the classroom. Looking at past and current trends, questions are posed and suggestions are made to break these cycles. Don Miguel Ruiz’s definition of domestication of children frames this paper and engages the reader to question their current practices and expectations of children and/or students.

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