Faces of Learning: 50 Powerful Stories of Defining Moments in Education

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Inspirational stories of engaging, real-life educational experiences

Everyone has a personal learning story, a time when they became actively engaged in their own education. Maybe it was an especially challenging teacher, or a uniquely supportive environment, or a collaborative classroom. In Faces of Learning, both well-known public figures, such as Arne Duncan and Al Franken, and ordinary Americans recall the moments when they truly learned something.

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Overview

Inspirational stories of engaging, real-life educational experiences

Everyone has a personal learning story, a time when they became actively engaged in their own education. Maybe it was an especially challenging teacher, or a uniquely supportive environment, or a collaborative classroom. In Faces of Learning, both well-known public figures, such as Arne Duncan and Al Franken, and ordinary Americans recall the moments when they truly learned something.

· Includes stories from people of all different backgrounds and from all over the country

· The stories are grouped into categories by theme like “relevant” and “experiential” to help reveal the common characteristics of what works in education

· Each chapter ends with five things you can do to improve your own learning, that of your students, and of all Americans

Readers can visit the companion website www.rethinklearningnow.com to share their own stories of educational success and find out what else they can do.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470910146
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/22/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

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