Through Teachers' Eyes: Portraits of Writing Teachers at Work

Through Teachers' Eyes: Portraits of Writing Teachers at Work

by Sondra Perl, Nancy Wilson

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In this book, based on extensive ethnographic research, the authors show us the texture of teaching in times both good and bad, exciting and despairing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435082482
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 04/28/1986
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 272

About the Author

Sondra Perl, Ph.D., is Professor of English at Lehman College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York where she coordinates the Ph.D. program in composition and rhetoric. An acclaimed teacher and a Guggenheim Fellow, Dr. Perl has been leading writing workshops on college campuses and in universities, in North America and abroad, for over 20 years.

Nancy Wilson, an experienced teacher of writing, has collaborated with Sondra Perl for 17 years as researcher, co-author, and as teacher at Lehman College.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Teachers Learning

Audre Allison, Eleventh Grade

Reba Pekala, First Grade

Ross Burkhardt, Eighth Grade

Len Schutzman, Twelfth Grade

Bill Silver, Fourth and Fifth Grades

Diane Burkhardt, Eighth Grade

The Art of Teaching


Appendix A Guidelines for Composing

Appendix B Responding in a Writing Group

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