by Bill Smoot"Bill Smoot has accomplished something quite extraordinary: he has interviewed master teachers from all walks of life and prodded them to reveal one secret after another. In so doing, he has opened a new door for all educators to improve their work with students....A must-read book for any teacher, regardless of the context in which you work. Highly recommended!"—-Grant P. Wiggins, President, Authentic Education and co-author of Understanding by Design"
"Interesting, thought-provoking, and funny interviews with great teachers of every style and subject area....A fascinating book to read and reread."—-Todd Whitaker, author of What Great Teachers Do Differently"
"Rich with passion, knowledge, and story, this engaging collection of interviews not only illustrates ways teachers become great; it conveys the energy and care they bring to their calling."—-Sydney Lewis, oral historian and author (with Studs Terkel) of Touch and Go"
"A lifetime achievement....An inspiring work of art."—-Susan Hoffman, Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, University of California, Berkeley"
"A wonderful lesson from the heart about teaching, faith, humanity, and passion."—-Bodie Brizendine, Head, The Spence School, New York City"
"A labor of loving care and deep attention. A great gift for teachers and students everywhere and for the learning and hope which sustains us."—-Naomi Shihab Nye, poet, writer, and educator"
"Within these pages is a vast treasure of teaching wisdom....A deeply thoughtful and inspiring book."—-Robert Kunzman, author of Write These Laws on Your Children: Inside the World of Conservative Christian Homeschooling.
|Title||Conversations with Great Teachers|
|eBook format||Hardcover, (torrent)|
|Publisher||Indiana University Press|
|File size||3.4 Mb|
|Book rating||4.54 (19 votes)