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What Keeps Teachers Going?

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What helps great public school teachers persevere--in spite of everything? Sonia Nieto, a renowned teacher educator, takes a close look at what can be learned from veteran teachers who not only continue to teach but also manage to remain enthusiastic about it. This inspirational volume provides much-needed advice on how some urban teachers are solving the everyday challeng ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published January 1st 2003 by Teachers College Press
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Dave
Aug 25, 2015 Dave rated it it was amazing
An important book for parents to read to really get in the world of people who spend more time with their kids than they do.
Also very important for teachers and or future teachers to give some clue as to the pitfalls,as well as the breakthroughs available.
Lisa Roberts
Book has stood the test of time because we are still facing the same problems in education today. Not as in depth on topics related to education, but a great read to start a conversation. Definitely found inspiration to continue on...
Angela
Apr 19, 2013 Angela rated it it was amazing
This book was given to me by my mentor teacher as a parting gift after my time in her classroom came to an end. I love this book, and have reread parts of the book several times during my first year as a teacher. I highly recommend to new and seasoned teachers who want to review the reasons for why they chose, and love, one of the hardest careers on earth!
CMT325
Dec 02, 2009 CMT325 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graduate-school
I liked this one a lot. Sonia worked with several teachers for a year to find out what teachers going in spite of all the stressors of the job. In addition to the book, I was watching a DVD of a conference she gave with some teachers where they discussed these issues, so it was really interesting overall.
Jill Adams
Nov 08, 2013 Jill Adams rated it liked it
Some interesting perspectives shared
Tommy
Feb 07, 2011 Tommy rated it liked it
Shelves: education, nonfiction
Reassuring.
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