One of the biggest lessons I teach my classes? I was a first-generation college student, just like many of them.
- October 17, 2016
- Anita Casavantes Bradford, Chicano/Latino studies, in Medium, Oct. 17, 2016
Anita Casavantes Bradford, associate professor of Chicano/Latino studies and history at the University of California, Irvine, [writes]: As a history professor, I strive to open my students’ eyes … to the ways that the past informs, but doesn’t necessarily determine, our personal futures. I work hard to help them grasp the full measure of their potential. By letting them know that I was once in their shoes, I am not just changing the way students see me. I can change the way they see themselves.
For the full story, please visit https://medium.com/@UofCalifornia/one-of-the-biggest-lessons-i-teach-my-classes-5a4caa8e24ef#.gn3fwtn5s.
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