Intensely personal, Dying to Teach affirms the power of writing to memorialize loss and work through grief, and demonstrates the importance of death education: teachers and students writing and talking about a subject that, until now, has often been deemed too personal for the classroom. Get A Copy. Paperback , pages. More Details Original Title.
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Although it's well written and the author has added lots of references, reading this book made me think why I am still alive. It's a serious and painful read.
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Apr 16, Diana DeFelice rated it it was amazing. Unlike other professors who put their own books on the syllabus in order to sell their books, I think Jeff does it because his books really are the best for his courses.
In Dying to Teach he not only makes himself vulnerable to the reader, but he shows his vulnerability to former students through the reading of his eulogy. And as some of his students r 'This book was an act of self-disclosure that brought the instructor closer to his students by doing exactly what he asks them to do each week And as some of his students remarked, it is important for the student to see the professor as a human being, to understand the reasons for his empathic teaching methods, and that there is life beyond the walls of the classroom.
Kate rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Henri rated it really liked it Jun 07, Anita rated it really liked it Jul 31, Fred Bubbers rated it really liked it Oct 02, Russell Berman rated it it was amazing Jul 17, Matthew O'Connell rated it it was amazing Jan 31, Kynthia rated it it was amazing Sep 08, Kenji marked it as to-read Jul 28, He had his eyes closed, but would smile and make friendly greetings to the people he was seeing. There was only one person, however, that the fireman would kiss on the lips: the wife who had been dead for 11 years.
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