Letters to a Young Teacher

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Three Rivers Press #ad - This is the book for readers of jonathan kozol's previous works on education, including The Shame of the Nation and On Being a Teacher; for readers of memoirs like Frank McCourt's Teacher Man; for new teachers looking for guidance and inspiration; and for educators, administrators, and children's advocates of all levels of experience.

From the award-winning author of bestsellers shame of the nation, offering advice, savage Inequalities, personal stories, a young classroom teacher, Amazing Grace, and Ordinary Resurrections, Jonathan Kozol's most personally insightful and revealing work to date takes the form of encouraging letters to Francesca, Death at an Early Age, and a shared sense of outrage at the inadequacies of America's educational system.

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The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

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Anchor #ad - By asking “how did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward. A new york times bestsellerin her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. In the teacher wars, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, a rich, lively, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been embattled for nearly two centuries.

The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession #ad - She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, evaluating teachers by student test scores, from teacher tenure to charter schools, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.

The teacher wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. Anchor Books.

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To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

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Teachers College Press #ad - To teach is a vivid, honest portrayal of the everyday magic of teaching, and what it means to be a “good” teacher―debunking myths perpetuated on film and other starry-eyed hero/teacher fictions. Illuminated by the evocative and wry drawings of Ryan Alexander-Tanner, this literary comics memoir is both engaging and insightful.

These illustrated stories remind us how curiosity, a sense of adventure, and a healthy dose of reflection can guide us all to learn the most from this world. This graphic novel brings to life William Ayers’s bestselling memoir To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, Third Edition. From ayers’s early days teaching kindergarten, readers follow this renowned educational theorist on his “voyage of discovery and surprise.

To Teach: The Journey, in Comics #ad - We meet fellow travelers from schools across the country and watch students grow across a year and a lifetime. Anchor Books. This dynamic book will speak to comic fans, memoir readers, and educators of all stripes.

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Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

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Broadway Books #ad - Kozol has written a searing exposé of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America’s school system and the blighting effect on poor children, especially those in cities. Emily mitchell,  time “easily the most passionate, and certain to be the most passionately debated, book about American education in several years .

. Everyone should read this important book. Robert wilson,  usa today “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education. Elizabeth duff,  philadelphia Inquirer “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice. Savage inequalities is a savage indictment. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools #ad - S. An old-fashioned brand of moral outrage that will affect every reader whose heart has not yet turned to stone. Entertainment Weekly Anchor Books. Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the gulf between the two extremes was widening—and it has widened since.

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On Being a Teacher

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Oneworld Publications #ad - Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. Kozol not only sheds light on what it means to be a teacher, but gives constructive suggestions on how teachers can work conscientiously within the system to foster these values in concert with parents, students and fellow teachers.

On Being a Teacher #ad - Writing as a teacher, and integrity, truth, Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values: fairness, and a driving compassion for the world beyond the classroom. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Anchor Books. A new edition of the seminal workjonathan kozol, national Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system.

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Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice

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ASCD #ad - As danielson convincingly shows, genuine teacher leadership is a powerful force for constructive change. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

S. These teachers may not be appointed leaders or paid leaders, but they are committed leaders: they see a need and they respond to it. What do these teacher leaders do that is different from the work of excellent teachers who are not teacher leaders? If we can articulate those skills, says Charlotte Danielson, then we can take steps to enable more teachers to develop those skills and be better equipped to tackle special projects.

Teacher leadership that strengthens professional Practice is designed to be a resource not only for prospective teacher leaders but also for administrators who want to better support the development of outstanding teacher leaders. Teachers seeking to expand their leadership capacity will learn how to* recognize an opportunity and take initiative, * mobilize colleagues around a common purpose, * sustain the commitments of others, * marshal resources and take action, * monitor and adjust the initiative, and* contribute to the learning organization.

Teacher Leadership That Strengthens Professional Practice #ad - Administrators will find advice on how to cultivate, promote, honor, and empower teacher leaders--and how to work with them to successfully present innovations to the school community. In short, this book gives individuals and schools a practical framework for tapping teachers' leadership potential and marshaling their efforts to better educate students and create a stronger learning community.

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Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America 4th Edition New 2013 Curriculum & Instruction Titles

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Pearson #ad - Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. The conceptual framework of the book focuses on three areas: culture, the individual, and institutions. Included is a focus on changes already achieved or that need to be implemented in schools and other areas of society to create a more just society.

In understanding human differences, readers are introduced to sound research grounded in various behavioral and social sciences while featuring a stimulating inquiry approach to support reflection on issues of critical importance in multicultural education in today’s diverse society. Used book in Good Condition.

Understanding Human Differences: Multicultural Education for a Diverse America 4th Edition New 2013 Curriculum & Instruction Titles #ad - Anchor Books. Readers are encouraged to examine individual concerns; understand the cultural/historical contexts; and explore such areas as racism, sexism, classism, heterosexism, and ableism. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

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Life in Schools

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Routledge #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The book is renowned for its clear, provocative classroom narratives and its coverage of political, economic, and social factors that are undervalued in other educational textbooks. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

S. This new edition brings mcLaren's popular, classic textbook into a new era of Common Core Standards and online education. An international committee of experts ranked Life in Schools among the top twelve education books in the world. Anchor Books.

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Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics, Eighth Edition

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Waveland Press, Inc. #ad - Anchor Books. Prospective teachers will find the authors' approach eye-opening and stimulating. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. Media coverage of these controversies is sometimes shallow and one-sided, fostering the need to develop critical thinking skills. These skills in turn open opportunities for personal growth, joining the public debate, and helping others participate in critical discussions.

The outcomes of debates over education and educational reform impact all citizens. The authors of critical issues in education present two opposing positions for each of sixteen different hot-button issues, school finance, teacher evaluation, charter schools, cyberbullying, including multiculturalism, and gender equity.

Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics, Eighth Edition #ad - Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. Used book in Good Condition. Ideally, they will teach these valuable skills to their students, who will prosper academically and personally from understanding and considering diverse viewpoints.

Few subjects engender more strongly held beliefs and contrary views than education.

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Visible Learners: Promoting Reggio-Inspired Approaches in All Schools

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Jossey-Bass #ad - The book includes visual essays, key practices, classroom and examples. Jossey-Bass. Used book in Good Condition. A progressive, research-based approach for making learning visible Based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, group learning, Visible Learners highlights learning through interpreting objects and artifacts, and documentation to make students' learning evident to teachers.

Visible classrooms are committed to five key principles: that learning is purposeful, empowering, social, emotional, and representational. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs.

Visible Learners: Promoting Reggio-Inspired Approaches in All Schools #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Show how to make learning happen in relation to others, student and teacher reflections, and express ideas in multiple ways Illustrate Reggio-inspired principles and approaches via quotes, give students power over their learning, and examples of student work Offer a new way to enhance learning using progressive, what they come to know, photos, spark emotional connections, research-based practices for increasing collaboration and critical thinking in and outside the classroom Visible Learners asks that teachers look beyond surface-level to understand who students are, and how they come to know it.

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Effective Classroom Management_The Essentials

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Teachers College Press #ad - Used book in Good Condition. In addition, four students share their beliefs and experiences related to the different aspects of classroom management and provide unique insight into the lived experience of students in real classrooms in a variety of contexts, including urban and suburban schools. Jossey-Bass.

Anchor Books. Tracey garrett provides a new perspective that has been well received by thousands of preservice, novice, and veteran teachers. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. There is also an app, classroom management Essentials, available on the iTunes store that features videos of the author and other teachers discussing classroom management strategies and experiences addressed in the book.

Each chapter concentrates on a key area physical design, engaging instruction, relationships, rules and routines, and discipline and focuses on the importance of that particular area in relation to a teacher’s overall classroom management plan. Book features include classroom examples, case studies, and study questions.

Effective Classroom Management_The Essentials #ad - This user-friendly resource will help K–12 teachers become more effective classroom managers. Examples of specific techniques and strategies are presented through three classroom teachers, each representing a different grade level. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

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