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|Notes:||Book homepage: http://www.theaccidentalteacher.net/|
|Description:||317 p. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||A Fork Not Taken --
Up in the Morning and Out to School --
The Whiteboard Jungle --
The Pretender --
Pissing in the Wind --
The Best Laid Plans --
Born to Ruin --
Evaluation Row --
In Dubious Battle --
Beer and Loathing in Steinbeck Country --
Running on Empty --
Muttering Small Talk at the Wall --
The Grand Allusion.
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A Bittersweet Masterpiece
Mr. Mandel has penned a highly humorous, deeply entertaining account that captures the blight of the American public school system using Augusten Burroughs-esque wit. A must-read for the heartfelt story alone, but...
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Accidental Teacher challenges education-as-usual
I have many teacher friends, and for some reason, they have either opted for early retirement or are counting the days until they can. Seems the joy has been sucked right out of being an educator. If you’re wondering why, pick up a copy of The Accidental Teacher. Eric Mandel’s...
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