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Friday Night Lights meets Glee; the incredible and true story of an extraordinary drama teacher who has changed the lives of thousands of students. This is a story of an economically depressed but proud town finding hope in the magic of theatre.
This book gives an irresistible, passionate, hilariously funny look at a young teacher and her surprisingly lovable students and lights up the landscape of recent writing about American education.
This book is a gripping account of one teacher’s journey of hope and discovery with her students: girls growing up poor in a ghetto.
With powerful entries from the students' own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers Diary is an uplifting, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, and determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students.
Master storyteller Bill 'Swampy' Marsh travelled the whole of Australia to bring together a memorable collection of stories. This time he has met with extraordinary outback teachers and their students.
Writer and novelist Peter Markus made his living teaching creative writing in Detroit for over twenty years. In this book he recounts how he inspired his students to believe in the power of words, armed with nothing but an ordinary pencil.
This book includes personal narratives of teachers from all over the globe as they discover that succeeding at teaching consists of resolve, dedication, faith and character. Gain a fascinating insight into a profession that touches us all.
Andy Seed recounts his life as a teacher at a school in Yorkshire in this memoir. This book is peppered with hilarious and heart-warming incidents that a life living and working with children inevitably contains.
Mike describes with humour and insight the challenges he experienced as English primary education changed beyond belief over three decades. His love of teaching and teachers shines through.
The Bridge to Brilliance is a book filled with common sense and caring that will carry Lopez's message to classrooms far from Brooklyn. As she says, ‘There are hundreds of Ms. Lopezes around this country doing good work for kids. This honours all of them.’...
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