Why Do Only White People Get Abducted by Aliens?
Teaching Lessons from the Bronx
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
|List Price:||USD $24.95|
| Book Description: |American Book Fest's 2014 International Book Awards Finalist
According to Ilana Garon, popular books and movies are inundated with the myth of the "hero teacher”--the one who charges headfirst into dysfunctional inner city schools like a firefighter into an inferno, bringing the student victims to safety through a combination of charisma and innate righteousness. The students are then "saved” by the teacher’s idealism, empathy, and willingness... More Description