TITLE

GRAMMAR AND GROWTH: A 'FRENCH CONNECTION'

AUTHOR(S)
Swenson, Gay
PUB. DATE
December 1974
SOURCE
Education;Winter74, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p115
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Granting freedom to another person to choose his goals and learn in his own way is a difficult and risky process. Here a teacher of French gives an honest and personal account of several years of struggle on her own part toward taking that risk. From the doubts and the fears that bubbled up in her stomach, to the satisfactions and the joys of shared personal learnings, she gives the whole picture of her growth as a facilitator. It was not a smooth process but zigged and zagged, forward and backward, as her confidence grew, shrank, and grew again. I believe it is a document to which every teacher of any subject will feel a deep inner response.
ACCESSION #
4709903

 

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