On Being a Teacher

On Being a Teacher

by Jonathan Kozol
     
 

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Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system. Writing as a teacher, Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values: fairness, truth, and integrity, and… See more details below

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Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system. Writing as a teacher, Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values: fairness, truth, and integrity, and a driving compassion for the world beyond the classroom. Kozol not only sheds light on what it means to be a teacher, but gives constructive suggestions on how teachers can work conscientiously within the system to foster these values in concert with parents, students and fellow teachers.

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ISBN-13:
9781851686315
Publisher:
Oneworld Publications
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
907,054
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

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