Educational Wisdom of African Oral Literature: African Proverbs as vehicles for Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills in Social Studies Education

International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, Volume 5, Issue 3, PP 59-69.

By Lewis Asimeng-Boahene

Preparing children to function effectively as global citizens in today's complex and ethnically polarized nations and the world, will require students who think critically about the knowledge of the histories, experiences, and the cultural practices of other parts of the world.

This paper offers African cultural heritage through proverbs as a frame for developing critical thinking skills among American students in the United States

Xhosa (South Africa) Proverb: Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu 'A person is a person through persons'

 



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