TITLE

Teaching and Tears

AUTHOR(S)
Magyar, Ann
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Kappa Delta Pi Record;Spring2008, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p144
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article shares the author's insights regarding her teacher named Nellie McKay, a young professor making her mark in the new fields of African-American and women's studies. The author stresses that she and her classmates learned important lessons that went far beyond the books they read about teaching, about racism, and about theirselves.
ACCESSION #
31413579

 

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