Teacher Comics: Best practices for teaching “controversial” material
Please notice, during the past two days I’ve thrown quotation marks around the word “controversial.” I don’t find My Friend Dahmer controversial in the least. As a teacher however, I have to understand where others might… and as I said yesterday, politically it’s important for teachers to cover their bases, especially in how tenuous our positions can be at times.
The alternative reading was, by the way, Bless the Beasts and Children by Glendon Swarthout. Not one parent requested the alternative text.