Teaching by Heart (Kobo eBook)

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Some of the most prominent educators of our time, including Robert Coles, Vivian Paley, Ted Sizer, Maxine Greene, Alfie Kohn, Parker Palmer, Ira Shor, and Donald Graves reveal their personal stories and offer valuable insights in this one-of-a-kind collection. In up-close and personal interviews, they share memorable learning experiences; discuss how they overcame obstacles and feelings of isolation to teach in a learner-centered, active classroom; and much more.

Personifying what it means to be a teacher, this wonderful collection:

  • Brings together powerful stories that will inspire teachers to examine their own actions and assumptions about their teaching practices.
  • Helps teachers to identify with renowned educators who continuously struggle to improve their craft.
  • Features rich examples of the rewards of taking time to reflect on teaching and learning, and the value we can make of our experiences.

“These interviews confirmed my belief that changes in education have to start from the ground up. After reading this book, I sighed with relief that many of my frustrations in education have also been experienced by so many noted educators.”
—Cacky Peltz, art educator, Vermont

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9780807777411
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication Date: December 15th, 2009

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