Such responsibility may be vital for English teachers, especially, as we strive to establish communities of writers and spaces for critical thinking and conversation. When I sat down to write about this experience, I saw it as an opportunity to discuss a taboo situation and its positive aftermath, with the aim of demonstrating how it might be possible to use such events as points of departure in creating engaging writing assignments.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Crovitz, Darren. "Bias and the Teachable Moment: Revisiting a Teacher Narrative." Teaching English in the Two Year College 34.2 (2006) 151-164.