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Conversations With Great Teachers (Hardcover)

Author: Smoot, Bill

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In the spirit of Studs Terkel''s Working, Bill Smoot interviews masterteachers in fields ranging from K--12 and higher education to the arts, trades andprofessions, sports, and politics. The result suggests a dinner party where the mostfascinating teachers in America discuss their various styles as well as what makestheir work meaningful to them. What is it that passes between the best teachers andtheir students to make learning happen? What are the keys to teaching the joys ofliterature, shooting a basketball, alligator wrestling, or how to survive one''sfirst year in the U.S. Congress? Smoot''s insightful questions elicitthought-provoking reflections about teaching as a calling and its aims, frustrations, and satisfactions.


Publisher Indiana Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780253354914
SKU 212359696
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0253354919
Release Date 5/1/2010
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Number of Pages 0247
Publisher Indiana University Press
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