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Real Talk for Real Teachers

Advice for Teachers From Rookies to Veterans : "no Retreat, No Surrender"
Esquith, Rafe (Book - 2013)
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In Real Talk for Real Teachers, Esquith tackles the three stages of life for the career teacher, and outlines both practical advice and inspiration for managing your classrooms, challenging your students, and keeping your own passions alive. Esquith's candor about the inevitable frustration and cynicism that strike at the heart of every teacher at some point offers both comfort and connection to those who experience doubt and struggle with difficult students, endless bureaucracy, and other standard pitfalls. Esquith's years of teaching have given him gems of wisdom about how to work smarter, not harder, and how to draw on those years of experience to flourish and continue growing. Esquith is the inner-city Los Angeles elementary school teacher featured in the award-winning documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans.
Authors: Esquith, Rafe
Title: Real talk for real teachers
advice for teachers from rookies to veterans : "no retreat, no surrender"
Publisher: New York :, Viking,, [2013]
Characteristics: xi, 319 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Contents: The Sistine Chapel and my wife's kitchen
Once upon a time. Badlands ; First things first ; Everything put together sooner or later falls apart ; An inside job ; The quiet man ; 19th nervous breakdown ; A question of balance ; Even the Devil can quote scripture for his purpose ; There's no place like home ; Haters ; Keeping it real
Growing up. Bitter fingers ; Middle man ; Leave some children behind ; Eyes wide open ; The soft sell ; Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow ; Thomas Jefferson's big mistake ; The price you pay ; The undiscovered country ; One of a kind ; All for one and one for all
Master class. Getting better all the time ; Looking out my back door ; Stairway to heaven
No retreat, no surrender!
Appendix A. A day in the life
Appendix B. The play's the thing.
Summary: In Real Talk for Real Teachers, Esquith tackles the three stages of life for the career teacher, and outlines both practical advice and inspiration for managing your classrooms, challenging your students, and keeping your own passions alive. Esquith's candor about the inevitable frustration and cynicism that strike at the heart of every teacher at some point offers both comfort and connection to those who experience doubt and struggle with difficult students, endless bureaucracy, and other standard pitfalls. Esquith's years of teaching have given him gems of wisdom about how to work smarter, not harder, and how to draw on those years of experience to flourish and continue growing. Esquith is the inner-city Los Angeles elementary school teacher featured in the award-winning documentary The Hobart Shakespeareans.
Local Note: 15 18 35 53 57 65 76 97 112 118 133 138 143 148 150 152 176 193 203 210 216 222 226 228 231 242 245 250
ISBN: 9780670014644
0670014648
Statement of Responsibility: Rafe Esquith
Subject Headings: Teaching.
Topical Term: Teaching.
LCCN: 2013007096
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