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Teaching Stories

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Publisher Comments:

When nearly everyone else is telling kids no-"No, do it this way....No, I don't want to hear what you think....No, sit down and pay attention"-Judy Logan says yes, to a child's passions, interests, and hopes. The results have been news-making; her students blossom academically, winning essay contests, prizes, and entrance to the country's best colleges. Armed with a strong sense of who they are and what they think, her students also blossom personally-resisting peer pressure, understanding racial and gender stereotypes, and connecting to the world in which they live.

Drawing on over thirty years "knee deep in adolescence" as a teacher in a public middle school, Judy Logan shows that it is the very vulnerability of adolescence that makes it a time of tremendous opportunity for emotional, intellectual, and social growth. Uniting creativity and compassion, Logan's vivid classroom stories bring into focus for all parents numerous effective strategies for working with adolescents.

Above all, Judy Logan is a compelling storyteller who loves and respects her students and the work of learning. Eye-opening and inspirational, the stories she has to tell take the simple human drama of day-to-day classroom life and create an all-embracing vision of the possibilities of public education in America.

Synopsis:

Through a rich collection of classroom stories, veteran San Francisco public school teacher Judy Logan offers both parents and teachers an innovative and inspiring approach to children's education.

About the Author

JUDY LOGAN is a consultant to the National S.E.E.D. Project (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity) at the Wellesley Center for Research on Women. Her innovative teaching methods have been featured in TIME magazine. She lives and teaches in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781568362762
Afterword:
McIntosh, Peggy
Author:
McIntosh, Peggy
Author:
Logan, Judy
Author:
null, Judy
Afterword by:
McIntosh, Peggy
Afterword:
McIntosh, Peggy
Publisher:
Kodansha USA
Location:
New York
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Teaching
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Administration - General
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-168).
Series Volume:
106-10
Publication Date:
19990601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
8.21x5.44x.58 in. .55 lbs.

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