"My entire experience in higher education has involved centering my professors’ and colleagues’ white comfort, often at the expense of my own mental wellness."
School’s almost out for the year, but let’s take a moment to recognize some A+ on-screen mentors.
Why, when students enter university, are the connected-learning environment and teacher-student interactions so frequently left by the wayside?
The fact is, the FBI's dataset shows 2015 to be the third-safest year in the United States in the past two decades. While
"If either one of us had been single ... there would have been some chemistry."
These students are also more likely to read their material than their more traditional counterparts, and form study groups
One morning in September 1974, having just earned my M.A. in English and begun my long trek to a Ph.D., I borrowed my sister's car and drove to Lehman College in the Bronx, where I had just been hired to teach freshman composition.
GET EXPERIENTIAL: Theory is a fine thing to know, but students will really "get it" if they can put that theory into practice
I am a sixty-five-year-old college professor standing in front of a class of seniors when my lecture suddenly veers wildly off course and I find myself talking about Irene McKee, my fifth-grade teacher. Here's what I tell them.
Kudera's imagery and language are heightened with Michael's voice as he declares near the end, while invoking Rousseau, "Man is born free and everywhere he is in chains, yes, and these chains do not always imply there are other human beings in a man's life.