What teachers make : in praise of the greatest job in the world / Taylor Mali.
- ISBN: 9780399158544
- ISBN: 0399158545
- Description: 197 p. ; 19 cm.
- Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2012.
- 6 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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|Danvers||Adult Nonfiction||LB 1775 M4245 2012 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||371.1/Mali (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||LB 1775 .M4245 2012 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Salem||Adult Non-Fiction||371.1/MALI (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Saugus||Adult Nonfiction||371.1 Mali (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor)||371.1 Mali (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|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.
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