Why I Teach: Inspirational True Stories from Teachers Who Make a Difference

Why I Teach: Inspirational True Stories from Teachers Who Make a Difference

by Esther Wright
     
 

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A Celebration of the Power of Teaching
There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their homework for the eighth day in a row, life can erode passion and distract

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A Celebration of the Power of Teaching
There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their homework for the eighth day in a row, life can erode passion and distract you from your sense of purpose. This collection of stories from teachers everywhere will remind you of those magic moments when a light goes on in the eyes of a child, when resistance breaks, when hearts connect—moments that make the challenges of teaching worth every second and remind you of why you are here in the first place.


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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307561152
Publisher:
Crown/Archetype
Publication date:
08/10/2011
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
864,365
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Esther Wright, M.A., worked in the San Francisco Public Schools for more than 20 years as a teacher and administrator. Currently a nationally recognized educational consultant, she has presented workshops for teachers throughout the United States and Canada. She lives in San Francisco, California.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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