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Of Farming and Classics: A Memoir
By University of Chicago Press
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mpn: 8 halftones, ean: 9780226308029, isbn: 0226308022,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 184 reviews
A fiercely independent thinker, colorful storyteller, and spirited teacher, David Grene devoted his life to two things: farming, which he began as a boy in Ireland and continued into old age; and classics, which he taught for several decades that culminated in his translating and editing, with Richmond Lattimore, the Complete Greek Tragedies.             In this charming memoir, which he wrote before his death in 2002 at the age of eighty-nine, Grene weaves together these interests

On Austrian Soil: Teaching Those I Was Taught to Hate
By Brand: State University of New York Press
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ean: 9780791463901, isbn: 0791463907,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 287 reviews
An award-winning teacher takes a journey into alien territory: Austria, Hitler's birthplace, and the territory of her own hatred. A teaching memoir that offers a pedagogy of hope.Used Book in Good Condition.

Maurice Bowra: A Life
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199589333, isbn: 019958933X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 220 reviews
Maurice Bowra was, according to one's point of view, either the most distinguished or the most notorious Oxford don of the early twentieth century. Classicist, poet, wit, raconteur extraordinary, and Warden of Wadham College for over thirty years, he met nearly everyone of consequence in the worlds of literature and politics and had stories to tell about them all, from Jean Cocteau to Virginia Woolf, from Adolf Hitler to the Kennedys, from Isaiah Berlin to Charlie Chaplin. By force of

Inside My Pencil: Teaching Poetry in Detroit Public Schools
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ean: 9781941531860, isbn: 1941531865,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 183 reviews
For over twenty years, award-winning short story writer and novelist Peter Markus has made his living teaching creative writing in the Detroit Public Schools. As a teaching artist with Detroit's longest enduring literary non-profit — InsideOut Literary Arts Project — Markus has inspired thousands of students to become believers in the power of words, armed with nothing but an ordinary pencil — the same beat-up, unsharpened pencil Markus has carried with him, story has it, since he was in

My Path Leads to Tibet: The Inspiring Story of How One Young Blind Woman Brought Hope to the Blind Children of Tibet
By Arcade Publishing
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ean: 9781559706940, isbn: 9781559706940,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 155 reviews
Chronicles the author's horseback journey through Tibet, during which she sought to bring hope and assistance to hundreds of blind children through the creation of a Tibetan Braille alphabet, cane distributions, and the establishment of a blind school. Reprint. 10,000 first printing..

I Am a Pencil: A Teacher, His Kids, and Their World of Stories
By Holt Paperbacks
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ean: 9780965386968, isbn: 0805078517,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 36 reviews
''Swope's marvelous, moving book revives the teaching memoir . . . And takes it to new realms of tenderness, insight and humanity.'' -Phillip LopateIn 1995, writer Sam Swope gave a workshop to a third-grade class in a Queens school bursting at the seams with kids from around the world. So enchanted was he with his twenty-eight students that he ''adopted'' the class for three years, teaching them to write stories and poems. I Am a Pencil is the story of his years with this very special group of

Essays in Experimental Logic
By Southern Illinois University Press
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ean: 9780809326976, isbn: 0809326973,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Offering a new edition of Dewey’s 1916 collection of essaysThis critical edition of John Dewey’s 1916 collection of writings on logic, Essays in Experimental Logic—in which Dewey presents his concept of logic as the theory of inquiry and his unique and innovative development of the relationship of inquiry to experience—is the first scholarly reprint of the work in one volume since 1954. Essays in Experimental Logic, edited by D. Micah Hester and Robert B. Talisse, uses the authoritative

Amalie Jung und das Großherzogliche Fräulein-Institut in Mannheim ein Lebens- und Charakter-Bild: [Reprint of the Original from 1873] (Germanic Languages Edition)
By EOD Network
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ean: 9783226037326, isbn: 3226037323,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 248 reviews
Originally published in 1873. This volume is produced from digital images from the Saxon State and University Library holdings in cooperation with the eBooks on Demand (EOD) network..

Katrina's Sandcastles: New Hope From The Ruins of New Orleans Schools (Real World)
By Microcosm Publishing
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ean: 9781621067481, isbn: 1621067483,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 174 reviews
“The first thing I need you to know is that becoming a teacher was the most important thing that ever happened to me.” With these words, Kaycee Eckhardt begins a journey both harrowing and hopeful: the story of becoming an effective teacher, and building a new school, in post-Katrina New Orleans. Beginning as a first year teacher, barely out of six weeks of training, the book follows her path from the New Orleans neighborhoods of Holly Grove, Algiers, Treme, and the 9th Ward. She takes us

Harold Rosen: Writings on Life, Language and Learning, 1958–2008
By UCL IOE Press
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ean: 9781782771890, isbn: 1782771891,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 257 reviews
Harold Rosen was a leader of thought in the world of English teaching in the second half of the twentieth century. He and his colleagues forged and sustained a new understanding of the purpose and possibilities of the subject English within the school curriculum. Beyond the constituency of people teaching English in secondary schools, Harold’s teachings, writings and activities illuminated many more people’s understanding of the relationship between language and learning in any context,

In Plato's Cave
By Yale University Press
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9780300082678, isbn: 0300082673,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
In this delightful and candid memoir, Alvin Kernan recalls his life as a student, professor, provost, and dean during a distinguished career in some of higher education’s most hallowed halls. With his customary wit and insight, Kernan recounts his experiences at Columbia, Williams, Oxford, Yale, and Princeton in the company of an array of fascinating colleagues. And he describes from an insider’s point of view how colleges and universities in the second half of the twentieth century have

On Borrowed Words: A Memoir of Language
By Brand: Viking Adult
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ean: 9780670877638, isbn: 0670877638,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 172 reviews
Tracing his own life and cultural background from the perspective of language and words, that author of The Hispanic Condition traces his family's odyssey from Eastern Europe to the Jewish ghetto of Mexico City and his own years as a student activist, Zionist in Israel, theology student in New York, and current career as a scholar and author. 12,500 first printing. English is Ilan Stavans's fourth language, but you'd never know it from the elegance of his prose. Indeed, he claims in this

The Kids from Nowhere
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780882406510, isbn: 0882406515,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
From the world-award-winning writer comes the gripping, true story of a group of Alaskan Eskimo students who, despite nearly impossible odds, achieve one of the most stunning educational feats in the history of American education.   In 1982, George Guthridge brought his wife and two young daughters to Gambell, Alaska, a small village on the edge of the remote blizzard-swept St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea, one of the harshest and most remote places in Alaska. Guthridge was there to teach

A Common Struggle: A Personal Journey Through the Past and Future of Mental Illness and Addiction
By Blue Rider Press
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ean: 9780399185717, isbn: 0399185712,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
**New York Times Bestseller****Now with an updated resource guide and a national platform for mental illness**Patrick J. Kennedy, the former congressman and youngest child of Senator Ted Kennedy, details his personal and political battle with mental illness and addiction, exploring mental health care's history in the country alongside his and every family's private struggles.On May 5, 2006, the New York Times ran two stories, “Patrick Kennedy Crashes Car into Capitol Barrier” and then,

A Life Teaching Languages: A Memoir from Mississippi to the Bronx
By University of Michigan Press ELT
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ean: 9780472035106, isbn: 047203510X,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 251 reviews
Everyone faces crossroads. While not everyone meets at the same crossroads, we all juggle multiple identities. It is these roles--sometimes conflicting and other times fitting together seamlessly--that Linda Watkins-Goffman explores in A Life Teaching Languages: A Memoir from Mississippi to the Bronx.      In this memoir of an educator, Watkins-Goffman offers insights she has gained from her years of traveling, teaching, and writing and shares how her experiences have shaped her teaching

War of Words: Memoir of a South African Journalist
By Brand: Seven Stories Press
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ean: 9781888363715, isbn: 1888363711,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 174 reviews
When Benjamin Pogrund, one of South Africa's most distinguished journalists, first began his career as a young reporter in the 1950s, ''There had been little reason at that stage to believe that anything revolutionary was about to start.''As the ''African affairs reporter,'' and then deputy editor, it was Pogrund who first brought the words of black leaders like Robert Sobukwe and Nelson Mandela to the pages of South Africa's leading newspaper, the Rand Daily Mail. This was the period of

Lewis Carroll: A Biography
By Vintage
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ean: 9780679745624, isbn: 0679745629,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Under the pen name Lewis Carroll, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson became a legend for his children's books, which broke the constraints of Victorian moralism. Thirty years in the writing and drawn from a voluminous fund of letters and diaries, this exemplary biography conveys both the imaginative fancy and human complexity of the creator of Alice in Wonderland. Photos..

Walking on Water: Reading, Writing and Revolution
By Brand: Chelsea Green Publishing
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mpn: 9781931498784, ean: 9781931498784, isbn: 1931498784,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Remember the days of longing for the hands on the classroom clock to move faster? Most of us would say we love to learn, but we hated school. Why is that? What happens to creativity and individuality as we pass through the educational system? Walking on Water is a startling and provocative look at teaching, writing, creativity, and life by a writer increasingly recognized for his passionate and articulate critique of modern civilization. This time Derrick Jensen brings us into his

Ears, Eyes, and Hands: Reflections on Language, Literacy, and Linguistics
By Gallaudet University Press
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ean: 9781944838393, isbn: 1944838392,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Ears, Eyes, and Hands presents the author’s reflections on language, literacy, and linguistics that have been shaped by her deafness and by her work as an educator. In short, engaging narratives, Deborah L. Wolter exposes deeply entrenched attitudes and stereotypes regarding language, bringing to bear her own experiences as a deaf person as well as her interactions with children from varying backgrounds. ​​      Wolter reveals and rectifies the impact of deficit mindsets in the

Interrogating Privilege: Reflections of a Second Language Educator
By University of Michigan Press ELT
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ean: 9780472033942, isbn: 0472033948,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Interrogating Privilege is a welcome combination of personal essays and academic research, blending theory, analysis, and narrative to explore the function and consequences of privilege in second language education.While teachers’ focus on the learning process and class goals are quite important, there is not enough attention paid to the types of privilege—or lack thereof—that individuals bring to the classroom.  Through chapters that can either stand alone or be read together, with

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