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Be honest : and other advice from students across the country

Author: Nínive Clements Calegari; Mariama Lockington; Laura McKinney
Publisher: New York : 826 National/New Press : Distributed by Perseus Distribution, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Students themselves tell us what they think about what's going on in American schools today, their own classroom experiences, what is going well and how things might be different."
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nínive Clements Calegari; Mariama Lockington; Laura McKinney
ISBN: 9781595586094 1595586091
OCLC Number: 656451549
Description: xxii, 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: "Thanks for teaching me how to steer": letters to educators --
"Bobbing when I should have weaved": vignettes inspired by Sherman Alexie --
"Going for broke": essays inspired by James Baldwin --
"Help us help ourselves": essays explaining what schools would look like if these students ran them --
"Tomorrow's leaders": speeches in the voices of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, President Barack Obama, or the students themselves --
Afterword: "I didn't know you talked like that" --
Some suggestions for making classroom publishing projects work.
Responsibility: edited by Nínive Calegari ; with Mariama Lockington and Laura McKinney.

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In the tradition of the bestselling Fires in the Bathroom, comes a riveting book full of surprising insights from young people who truly care about reaching out to teachers.  Read more...

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Insightful observations and useful ideas abound in these writings by participants in 826 National, a nonprofit San Francisco based tutoring program focused on writing. In these "Letters to Teachers," Read more...

 
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