This is a story with many themes. The title itself reflects my uncertainty about what it means to be a teacher, and throughout this study, I reflect on my assumptions about teaching and my life circumstances that have led to teaching as a career choice. I also reflect on some of the ambiguity of teaching; my own sense of otherness felt in the classroom as a student and then as a teacher; my identity, and agency. But ultimately, this narrative is about change and transformation through experience: the making of a teacher.One of the most confusing aspects of Marxist theory to me was its application, not just for teaching as a method of critiquing society, but its ... These last few months at UW- Stout, Ia#39;ve again had to decide how I wanted to incorporate these Marxist ideas into my curriculum. ... composition at UIC and, for the most part, the UIC students praised the text for its engaging essays and thought-provoking questions.
|Title||:||Is There a Teacher in this Class? The Story of My Teacher Identity|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|