On Being a Teacher
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- Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:Second Edition
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- Dimensions (in):7.8 x 5 x 0.5
- Publication Date:March 1, 2009
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Jonathan Kozol, National Book Award-winning author and one of America’s foremost writers on social issues, offers a passionate and provocative critique on the role of the teacher in America’s public school system. Writing as a teacher, Kozol advocates an approach to education that is infused with ethical values: fairness, truth, and integrity, and a driving compassion for the world beyond the classroom. Kozol not only sheds light on what it means to be a teacher, but gives constructive suggestions on how teachers can work conscientiously within the system to foster these values in concert with parents, students and fellow teachers.
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