To Teach: The Journey, in Comics

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Teachers College Press, Apr 17, 2015 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 128 pages
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This graphic novel brings to life William Ayers' best-selling memoir To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher. Illuminated by the evocative and wry drawings of Ryan Alexander-Tanner, this literary comics memoir will speak to comic fans, memoir readers and educators of all stripes. Publishers Weekly says it is fascinating. Jonathan Kozol calls it an utterly original and deliciously irreverent book. Peter Kuper says it brings comics another step forward in their evolution. Original.
 

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"To Teach" is a book about what it means to be a teacher, written by veteran teacher and educator William Ayers. Using an accessible comics format, Ayers and Tanner encapsulate many of the latest ... Read full review

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Very didactic. :) Also very useful for parents like, suspecting that the sauce of good education can't be based on expensive membership, traumatism-seeking and stressing intense schedules and homework. Read full review

Contents

SEEING THE STUDENT
13
CRE ATING AN ENIIIRONIIENT FOR LEARNING
33
LIBERATING THE CURRICULUM
67
KEEPING TRACK
81
THE IIISTERH OF TEACHING
124
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William Ayers is Distinguished Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar at the University of Illinois at Chicago (retired), and founder of both the Small Schools Workshop and the Center for Youth and Society, where he taught courses in interpretive and qualitative research, urban school change, and teaching and the modern predicament. A graduate of the University of Michigan, the Bank Street College of Education, Bennington College, and Teachers College, Columbia University, Ayers has written extensively about social justice, democracy and education, the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. He is currently the vice-president of the curriculum studies division of the American Educational Research Association.

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