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Holding on to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones Six Literacy Principles Worth Fighting For

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ISBN-10: 0325021236

ISBN-13: 9780325021232

Edition: 2009

Authors: Thomas Newkirk

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  Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is my new favorite book about how to live as a teacher. Finishing it, I experienced what I can only describe as a state of grace - moved, renewed, and grateful that a mind like Tom Newkirk's has been intrigued by classroom matters for almost forty years now. In this new book Tom invites teachers to decide and lay claim to what's worth fighting for, and he offers us substantive ammunition. His eclectic scholarship, spanning ages and disciplines, pierces the dogma and cant that can cloud our professional vision. He reminds us that we are professionals, not technicians, and he illuminates teaching as an intellectual endeavor: a continuous…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 2/5/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.46" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English