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In their own words, extraordinary educators from first grade through graduate school tell what works for their students and why.

Twenty Teachers offers insightful profiles that will enable others to inspire learning in their students and voices a new view of today's educational system.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195049824
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 4/28/1987
  • Edition description: REPRINT
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Meet the Author

Ken Macrorie is Emeritus Professor of English at Western Michigan University and a staff member at the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury, Vermont. He is author of Uptaught and Telling Writing and a number of other books.

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Table of Contents

1. Woodworking, Prep School 3
2. Writing, High School 11
3. Physical Education, Elementary School 23
4. Literature, High School 31
5. "Remedial" English, University 39
6. English as a Second Language, College 49
7. Mathematics, College 61
8. Environmental Studies, University 71
9. Reading, Elementary School 79
10. Photography, University 93
11. Literature, College 101
12. Speech Therapy, University 113
13. Social Studies, High School 123
14. Physics, High School 137
15. Writing, Elementary School 149
16. Acting, University 163
17. Teaching Teachers, Graduate School 175
18. Aerospace Engineering, University 185
19. Mathematics and Computers, Private School 201
20. Soldiering, Army 216
What Enablers do 229
Open Letter About Schools 233
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