Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and LossShows how death education can be brought from the healing professions to the literature classroom.In Death in the Classroom, Jeffrey Berman writes about Love and Loss, the course that he designed and taught two years after his wife’s death, in which he explored with his students the literature of bereavement. Berman, building on his previous courses that emphasized self-disclosing writing, shows how his students wrote about their own experiences with love and loss, how their writing aff…

Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value and Meaning Series)

Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value and Meaning Series)Death is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Jeffrey Berman (2009-01-08)

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Jeffrey Berman (2009-01-08)Death is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Berman, Jeffrey (January 8, 2009) Paperback

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Berman, Jeffrey (January 8, 2009) PaperbackDeath is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Berman Jeffrey (2009-01-08) Paperback

Death in the Classroom: Writing about Love and Loss by Berman Jeffrey (2009-01-08) PaperbackDeath is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value & Meaning Series) (Death, Value, and Meaning) by Jeffrey Berman (2011-09-07)

Death Education in the Writing Classroom (Death, Value & Meaning Series) (Death, Value, and Meaning) by Jeffrey Berman (2011-09-07)Death is often encountered in English courses―Hamlet’s death, celebrity death, death from the terrorist attacks on 9/11―but students rarely have the opportunity to write about their own experiences with death. In Death Education in the Writing Classroom, Jeffrey Berman shows how college students can write safely about dying, death, and bereavement. The book is based on an undergraduate course on love and loss that Berman taught at the University at Albany in 2008. Part 1, “Diaries,” is…

Java in the 14th Century: A Study in Cultural History (Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, en Volkenkunde)

Java in the 14th Century: A Study in Cultural History (Koninklijk Instituut voor Taal-, en Volkenkunde)The Dutch Nagara-Kertagama translation on which Professor Kern worked, at intervals, during eleven years, deserves our utmost admir­ ation and respect. It is the last important piece of work he finished before his death. It has enriched in an extraordinarily high degree our knowledge of the history and antiquities of the Majapahit period. Moreover, its dignified and courtly style established the reputation of Old Javanese letters as a literature of considerable interest. The con­ tents of the …

Lord of the Flies (William Golding)

Lord of the Flies (William Golding)In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check stu…

Building the Transcontinental Railroad (You Choose: Engineering Marvels)

Building the Transcontinental Railroad (You Choose: Engineering Marvels)You live in a United States on the move in the 1860s. The government gives two railroad companies the Central Pacific and Union Pacific the job of building the first transcontinental railroad. This railroad will unite the country and allow people to travel west to pursue new lives and opportunities. Will you: Toil as a Chinese worker for the Central Pacific? Work as an Irish laborer for the Union Pacific? Serve as an engineer for the Central Pacific in the final race to complete the railroad? Ex…

Building the Empire State Building (You Choose: Engineering Marvels)

Building the Empire State Building (You Choose: Engineering Marvels)The Roaring 20s are in high gear, and so is skyscraper fever in New York City. People are fascinated by the plans to build the Empire State Building the worlds tallest building yet. Will you: Be an eager young assistant at the architecture firm Shreve, Lamb, and Harmon, the firm designing the Empire State Building? Join the project as a construction worker high atop the building as it rises above the city? Work as a water boy who carries water to the thirsty construction workers on the project? …