TV Bullies: How “Glee” and anti-bullying programs miss the mark

In the article TV Bullies: How Glee and anti-bullying programs miss the mark, the author Gerald Walton outlines just how the "bullying" showcased on the popular television series Glee, and subsequently how LGBTQ students can deal with it, is misguided. Kurt Hummel, an openly gay character on the show, is harassed throughout the series. Of course, highlighting just …

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The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching

Being a great teacher is more than knowing the subject you teach, or even mastering the way you teach it. Being a great teacher also depends on how well you, as a person, know yourself, as well as a passion and love for teaching. This is what Parker J. Palmer focuses on in the essay …

Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack: Second Reading Response

Acknowledging one’s privilege is an important step in understanding how deep racism in our society runs. Peggy McIntosh herself acknowledges her white privilege in White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack, noting that most experiences she has in her daily life are not universal to people of colour. McIntosh gives a brief introduction before listing how …