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To become a teacher : making a difference in children's lives

Author: William Ayers
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©1995.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Ayers
ISBN: 080773456X 9780807734568 0807734551 9780807734551
OCLC Number: 32272434
Description: xiv, 247 pages ; 24 cm
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. Carothers --
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 Greene --
A teacher's awesome power / Mary Anne Raywid --
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 Kanze --
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 Featherstone.
Responsibility: William Ayers, editor ; foreword by Jonathan Kozol.

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