A Teacher's Story: The Attempted Character Assassination of a Gifted Teacher

A Teacher's Story: The Attempted Character Assassination of a Gifted Teacher

by Eardine Reeves Lee

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BN ID: 2940016645247
Publisher: Xulon Press
Publication date: 05/13/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 384
File size: 567 KB

About the Author

Eardine R. Lee is an exceptional educator. She grew up in Albany, Georgia, graduated from Monroe High School and Albany State University. Eardine received a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Coppin State University in Baltimore, Maryland. She is a Teacher Support Specialist and is certified in Gifted Education. Her teaching career started in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was a classroom teacher and Program Advisor.

This extraordinary teacher is married to Richard. They have a daughter Keishia, son-in-law Ernst, son Kevin, and three grandchildren, Mannayah, Eleazar, and Maranatha. Eardine is the CEO, owner of Banbury & Nickleby’s and an Educational Consultant. She enjoys teaching, consulting, antiques, collecting, designing, pottery and gardening.

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A Teacher's Story: The Attempted Character Assassination of a Gifted Teacher 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
oldwarden 8 months ago
An incredible story of one teacher's experiences teaching elementary school. Raised in the south, while dealing with the racism of the area, the author works her way through college to become a teacher. Taking her first job in Ohio, she excels. Then her husband's job transfer takes her back to the south, where she finds that racism and sexism is still alive and thriving. My God, how can there be people who are still so ignorant and prejudiced in America today? It truly sickens me what the author went through. How, in today's world, can a school principal and his cronies go on an excursion to rank all of the teacher's looks on a scale of 1-10, and post the rankings on the classroom doors? Incredible. The author, despite all she experiences, never gives up. She relies on her faith and strength of conviction to continue to teach. There are so, so many great quotes in this book. I must have highlighted a hundred or more! But I won't ruin any readers experience by sharing them in this review. In the end, the author gives lists of advice for teachers, students, administrators, and parents. We would all be better people if we could each try to practice the ideas in our lives!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
After reading this book I find it to be very insightful. It has given me inspiration and drive. I've lived a very eventful life in which I can relate to this book. I would like to also say that this makes me a feel like a better person while reading this.