classroom

Classroom Challenges

I can’t bear the indifference of my classmates. Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What classroom challenges do these two students describe? What surprises you most in the stories they tell? Interpretive Questions Do you think the second student is right, in […]

Not Sharing My Own Questions

“Different feels, whether it actually is this in truth, feels like less than.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

You’ve Never Lived in Those Shoes

“When you’re black, that’s one thing against you, but when you’re from Gary…”   Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What makes the speaker wonder what she’s gotten herself into? Why does the speaker say that coming from Gary is a second strike […]

Core Kind of Turned Out to Be That Way

“Even if the Chinese students couldn’t always understand what was going on… they still felt like a part of our family.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email […]

We Don’t Know What You Guys Think

“We really want to make friends with any American students.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the comment box […]

Nobody Talks to Me

“I was getting mad every single time.” Hold a Conversation In addition to the questions below, please see How to use the questions for reflection. Clarifying Questions What does the narrator experience in his first year? How does he respond? What emotions does he describe? What changes in his second year? How does he respond? What […]

American People Take It for Granted

“I have to constantly learn how to keep good relationships with people.”   Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Rah Rah Guy

“You should always be willing to let someone else in–if you trust them.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]

Point A to Point B

“Hearing her say her own experience through her own words is pretty enlightening.” Hold a Conversation Can you imagine leading a conversation about this story? Where? With whom? What kinds of questions would you pose? (See How to use the questions for reflection for one approach.) Please email your questions to us or post them in the […]