Why We Teach Learning, Laughter, Love, and the Power to Transform Lives

ISBN-10: 0545047056
ISBN-13: 9780545047050
Edition: 2008
Authors: Linda Alston
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Description: For teachers and children everywhere, Why We Teach offers abundant inspiration, creativity, and hope. Through priceless anecdotes about her students-some sheltered and privileged, but mostly the poorest of inner-city children-Linda Alston shares her  More...

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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 9.00" wide x 6.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

For teachers and children everywhere, Why We Teach offers abundant inspiration, creativity, and hope. Through priceless anecdotes about her students-some sheltered and privileged, but mostly the poorest of inner-city children-Linda Alston shares her wisdom. In Alston's classroom, child and teacher are free to become their best selves.

Foreword
Preface
Introduction: It's in Every One of Us
A Lovely Day
Peter and the Po'k Chops
Who Put the Worm in Green Slime on My Desk?
From Community Helpers to the Big Island
We're Off to See the Bad People
Mice in the Classroom, Men in Space
Creating the Glittery Glass Bottle Tree
I'll Never Teach Another Day ... Until Tomorrow
Catch that Monk, He's Falling
Go With the Flow, Even If It's Pee
$100,000 Teacher
Linda's Teaching Secrets Revealed
Epilogue: Why I Teach
Afterword

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