Swenson, Gay
December 1974
Education;Winter74, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p115
Academic Journal
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.


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