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Courage to Teach Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life

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ISBN-10: 0787996866

ISBN-13: 9780787996864

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Parker J. Palmer

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"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad - and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] For many years, Parker Palmer has worked on behalf of teachers and others who choose their vocations for reasons of the heart but may lose heart because of the troubled, sometimes toxic systems in which they work. Hundreds of thousands of readers have benefited from his approach in THE COURAGE TO TEACH, which takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with themselves, their students,…    
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Foreword to the Tenth Anniversary Edition
Gratitudes
Introduction: Teaching from Within
The Heart of a Teacher: Identity and Integrity in Teaching
A Culture of Fear: Education and the Disconnected Life
The Hidden Wholeness: Paradox in Teaching and Learning
Knowing in Community: Joined by the Grace of Great Things
Teaching in Community: A Subject-Centered Education
Learning in Community: The Conversation of Colleagues
Divided No More: Teaching from a Heart of Hope
Afterword: The New Professional: Education for Transformation
Notes
The Author
The Center for Courage & Renewal
About the CD
Index