Combating Ignorance: Inside and Outside the Classroom

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Strategic Book Publishing, Apr 1, 2009 - Education - 324 pages
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Jack Sutherford has taught for ten years. When he first began his career, he was a very optimistic teacher, but that optimism waned as he continued through. In Combating Ignorance, Sutherford takes on the challenges of dealing with administration, counselors, fellow teachers, students and parents as a classroom teacher. He discusses the many programs and trends, good and bad, he has seen throughout his ten years of teaching.
 

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Contents

Backstory
7
Profiles In Mediocrity
13
The Benchwarmer
47
The Ivory Tower
79
The Big Cheese
115
Children of the Corn
151
A Helping Hand?
183
The Sage on the Stage
215
Whos Vince Lombardi?
247
The Whole Ballgame
277
Endstory
315
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Scott Barzilla is a school counselor in Galveston, Texas. He has been working in education for twelve years. Before he became a counselor, he taught social studies and English in addition to coaching volleyball. Scott is also the author of Checks and Imbalances and The State of Baseball Management.

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