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What keeps teachers going?

Author: Sonia Nieto
Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, ©2003.
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What helps great public school teachers persevere - in spite of everything? Sonia Nieto, a teacher educator, takes a close look at what can be learned from veteran teachers who not only continue to  Read more...

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Nieto, Sonia.
What keeps teachers going?.
New York : Teachers College Press, c2003
(DLC) 2002032494
(OCoLC)50802733
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sonia Nieto
ISBN: 0585476098 9780585476094
OCLC Number: 53220120
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 161 p.)
Contents: Teaching as Evolution --
Lessons Learned Along the Way --
The Promise of Multicultural Education --
The Sociopolitical Context of Education --
Teachers Make a Difference --
Teaching as Autobiography --
Remembering What Brought Them to Teaching --
Teacher Autobiographies --
Sidewalk School / Sonia Nieto --
My Journey / Junia Yearwood --
I Teach Who I Am / Stephen Gordon --
The Power of Connection / Claudia Bell --
The Book Chart / Anne Lundberg --
Postscript: A Response from the Editor --
Teaching as Love --
Effective Teachers of Urban Students --
Respecting and Affirming Students' Identities --
Care and Respect: Beyond Hugs and Other Displays of Affection --
Judith Baker's Tough Problem --
Educational Reform and Caring --
My Persistent Dilemma / Claudia Bell --
On Teaching Metaphors and Caring --
Teaching as Gardening / Junia Yearwood --
"A Fundamental Belief" in Students --
Teaching as Hope and Possibility --
The Promise of Public Education --
Education Was My Way Out / Sonie Felix --
Faith in Their Own Abilities as Teachers --
Confidence in Colleagues and the Next Generation of Teachers --
"You Heal, You Help, You Love ..." --
Teaching as Anger and Desperation --
When Teachers Are Angry --
Bureaucratic Restructuring --
The More Things Change ... / Karen Gelzinis --
The Nature of "The System" --
On Homemade Protractors and the Will to Fight / Karen Gelzinis --
Indignity at the Lack of Respect --
Desperation --
Considering Retirement at 26 / Sonie Felix --
Moving Beyond the Anger --
Teaching as Intellectual Work.
Responsibility: Sonia Nieto.

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""This moving and improtant book has reminded me of why I have stayed in public school teaching for over 40 years. It is an inspiration to experienced educators, beginning teachers, and all of us who Read more...

 
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