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|Named Person:||Tony Danza; Tony Danza|
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|Description:||262 pages ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||First semester : You're fired, go teach! (Lesson Plans) --
Ignorance is no excuse (The Real Deal) --
Do now (Everyboy Cries) --
The half-sandwich club (Bobby G) --
Making the grade (No Fear Shakespeare) --
Never smile before Christmas (Northeast's Got Talent) ----
Second semester : Field tripping (Gone Bowling) --
Poetic justice (Happy Hour) --
Our Atticus (Adequate Yearly Progress) --
Spring fever (Fight Night) --
Finals (The Sons of Happiness) --
If ... (Saving Starfish) --
Himself a "discipline problem" in high school, actor Tony Danza discusses his experiences during a year spent teaching tenth-grade English at Philadelphia's Northeast High School, exploring the difficulties and joys of keeping today's technologically savvy and often alienated students engaged.
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- Danza, Tony.
- High school teachers -- United States -- Biography.
- First year teachers -- United States -- Biography.
- Actors -- United States -- Biography.
- Teaching -- Anecdotes.
- First year teachers.
- High school teachers.
- United States.