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The courage to teach : exploring the inner landscape of a teacher's life

Author: Parker J Palmer
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©1998.
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Takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their students.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, Parker J.
Courage to teach.
San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, c1998
(OCoLC)622070518
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Parker J Palmer
ISBN: 0787910589 9780787910587
OCLC Number: 37221159
Description: xvii, 201 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Teaching from within --
The heart of a teacher: identity & integrity in teaching --
A culture of fear: education and the disconnected life --
The hidden wholeness: paradox in teaching and learning --
Knowing in community: joined by the grace of great things --
Teaching in community: a subject-centered education --
Learning in community: the conversation of colleagues --
Divided no more: teaching from the heart of hope.
Responsibility: Parker J. Palmer.
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"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad ---- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts,  Read more...

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