What teachers make : in praise of the greatest job in the world / Taylor Mali.

Mali, Taylor. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780399158544
  • ISBN: 0399158545
  • Description: 197 p. ; 19 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2012.

Available copies

  • 7 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

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Content descriptions

Contents Note: Making kids work hard -- Your child is my student -- A poet becomes a teacher (and vice versa) -- Calling home -- Lightbulb moments and happy accidents -- Definitely beautiful -- Keeping your eye out for the teachable moment -- In praise of thoughtful uncertainty -- Encountering genius -- The students becomes the teacher -- My best day as a teacher == E-mail, Islam, and enlightenment (Insha'allah) -- Lessons you can touch -- The value of what you cannot test -- No one leaves my class early for any reason -- My bad (apologize and mean it!) -- MEG : Mali's electronic grade book -- Teachers make technology work! -- Thinking it through : the timeline at the back of the classroom -- What teachers get : presents from parents -- fighting back against the attack on teachers -- Where do the best teachers end up? -- The importance of mentoring -- Teachers who made a difference for me -- The quest for one thousand teachers -- There can never be a "lost" generation.
Summary: Makes an impassioned defense of teaching and explains how dedicated teachers are and why they should be given better salaries.
Subject: Teachers > Conduct of life.
Teaching.
Motivation in education.
Mali, Taylor. What teachers make. (Added Author).