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A Letter to Teachers: Reflections on Schooling and the Art of Teaching (Jossey-Bass Education Series)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"Teaching after all is about knowing children well"

—from A Letter to Teachers

"Perrone has given us a gift, a book worth reading over many times, an important reflection on his many years of close observation of schools and school people, parents, teachers, children, and their communities."

—Deborah W. Meier, principal, Central Park East Secondary School

Simple, elegant and full of common sense, these reflections on the art of teaching address the deepest concerns teachers have for their work with children and young people.

Synopsis:

"Perrone has given us a gift, a book worth reading over many times, an important reflection on his many years of close observation of schools and school people, parents, teachers, children, and their communities."

—Deborah W. Meier, principal, Central Park East Secondary School

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-141) and index.

Table of Contents

Toward Large Purposes.

Deciding What to Teach.

Engaging the Students.

The Community and the School.

Valuing Differences.

Evaluating and Grading Student Performance.

Matters of Accountability.

Empowering Teachers.

Refining the Craft of Teaching.

The Next Generation of Teachers.

The Importance of Historical Perspective.

Strengthening Our Commitment to Schools.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781555423131
Subtitle:
Reflections on Schooling and the Art of Teaching
Author:
Perrone, Vito
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Teaching
Subject:
Teachers
Subject:
Education -- Philosophy.
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Subject:
Teacher Education (K-12)
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Series:
Jossey-Bass Education Series
Series Volume:
nr. 54
Publication Date:
19910304
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
168
Dimensions:
8.96x5.97x.47 in. .52 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , "Perrone has given us a gift, a book worth reading over many times, an important reflection on his many years of close observation of schools and school people, parents, teachers, children, and their communities."

—Deborah W. Meier, principal, Central Park East Secondary School

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