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Views: John Hughes’s Lessons – Inside Higher Ed August 21, 2009

Filed under: Adolescence — billmacphee @ 9:46 pm
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Maureen O’Connell pays tribute to the films of John Hughes inviting educators to be present for kids on their journey …

Professors who provide safe spaces in and outside of the classroom for discerning conversation successfully bridge the gap between our expectations of students, and students’ expectations of us. Free of ridicule and judgment students are liberated to ask themselves the eternal question on the road to adulthood: “Who do I want to become?” For further reading, see “She’s Having a Baby.”

via Views: John Hughes’s Lessons – Inside Higher Ed.