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To Become a Teacher: Making a Difference in Children's Lives

William Ayers, editor ; foreword by Jonathan Kozol
Format
Book
Published
New York : Teachers College Press, c1995.
Language
English
ISBN
080773456X (alk. paper), 0807734551 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Foreword / Jonathan Kozol
  • Introduction : Joining the ranks / William Ayers
  • Part I : Becoming a teacher / William Ayers
  • Letter to a young teacher / Joseph Featherstone
  • Taking teaching seriously / Suzanne C. Carother
  • I just want to be myself : discovering what students bring to school "in their blood" / Lisa Delpit
  • Seeing the child, knowing the person / Nancy Balaban
  • Part II : Thinking and teaching / William Ayers
  • Choosing a past and inventing a future : the becoming of a teacher / Maxine Grene
  • A teacher's awesome power / Mary Anne Taywid
  • Get ready, get set, teach! / Patricia Redd Johnson
  • Reconstruction alternatives : opening the curriculum / Monroe D. Cohen
  • Building a safe community for learning / Mara Sapon-Shevin
  • Harout and I : a short story for the becoming teacher / Artin Göncü
  • Part III : Reinventing schools / William Ayers
  • Reexaminations : what is the teacher and what is teaching? / Lillian Weber
  • Is there room for children's inventive capacity in the curriculum? / Hubert Dyasi
  • Democratic classrooms, democratic schools / Bruce Knaze
  • The complexity of teaching / Rita Tenorio
  • How to write a lesson plan / Susan Huddleston Edgerton
  • The scary part is that it happens without us knowing / Helen Featherstone, Patty Gregorich, Tricia Niesz, and Lauren Jones Young
  • Conclusion : ten alternative classrooms / William Ayers
  • Appendix A : Getting a life: a new teacher's guide / Joseph Featherston.
Description
xiv, 247 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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