To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher

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Teachers College Press, 2001 - Education - 151 pages
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The story of one teacher's odyssey into the ethical and intellectual heart of teaching, and at the same time an invitation to teachers to more thoughtfully and carefully map their own pathways. In conceptual and practical ways, To Teach narrates an essential journey all teachers must take if, at the end of their own Yellow Brick Roads, they are to achieve the basics: a heart, a brain, the nerve, and a home.
 

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Contents

BEGINNING THE CHALLENGE OF TEACHING
1
SEEING THE STUDENT
25
CREATING AN ENVIRONMENT FOR LEARNING
48
BUILDING BRIDGES
64
LIBERATING THE CURRICULUM
85
KEEPING TRACK
109
THE MYSTERY OF TEACHING
122
BEGINNING AGAIN THE CURRENT CHALLENGE TO TEACH
134
FURTHER READINGS
143
REFERENCES
145
INDEX
147
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
151
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About the author (2001)

William Ayers is Professor at the College of Education, University of Illinois, Chicago. His recent publications include "Race Course Against White Supremacy" (with Bernadine Dohrn) and the "Handbook of Social Justice in Education" (with Therese Quinn and David Stovall).

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