What keeps teachers going?
Takes a close look at what can be learned from veteran teachers who not only continue to teach but also manage to remain enthusiastic about it. Nieto provides advice on how some urban teachers are solving the everyday challenges of student learning. She collaborates with experienced teachers in urban schools who are especially effective working with students of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds: students who are among the most marginalized in our public schools. Offering an alternative vision of what's important in teaching and learning, Nieto concludes with an urgent call to advance new national priorities for public education. --From publisher description
Print Book, English, ©2003
Teachers College Press, New York, ©2003
xiii, 161 pages ; 24 cm
9780807743126, 9780807743119, 0807743127, 0807743119
Teaching as evolution
Teaching as autobiography
Teaching as love
Teaching as hope and possibility
Teaching as anger and desperation
Teaching as intellectual work
Teaching as democratic practice
Teaching as shaping futures
Final thoughts: What keeps teachers going in spite of everything?
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