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Notes from a Classroom: Reflections on Teaching
by Kay McSpadden (Goodreads Author)
Kay McSpadden's classroom in rural York, South Carolina is windowless, water stained, gray ? and the scene of something amazing. Inside, slackers stay late to wrestle with Socrates. A teenage mother discovers Shakespeare. And a shy special ed student wins applause for powerful public speaking. In Notes from a Classroom, McSpadden introduces her unforgettable students. She ...more
Hardcover, 317 pages
Published November 30th 2007 by C. D. Stampley Enterprises
(first published November 11th 2007)
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For the past 30 years I have taught English in a high-poverty high school in rural South Carolina, and every other week I share the voices of my students and my concerns about education and parenting in an op-ed column in The Charlotte Observer. "Notes from a Classroom: Reflections on Teaching" is a compilation of some of those columns. If you are interested in young people and education today, ...moreMore about Kay McSpadden...