LINGUA E "RIVOLUZIONE" IN DON MILANI

Domenica Bruni

Abstract


After forty years from his death, Don Lorenzo Milani continues to be at the centre of a widespread debate. He provoked the whole world of education by inspiring many changes in the common methods to learn language and in a re-thinking of the objectives of linguistic learning. The secret of the teacher, according to Don Lorenzo, lies in paying attention to the words, to take care of them, and to analyze their stories by means of etymologies. Within every single word there is an educational pathway that the teacher and his pupil can follow together.

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