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The essays in this monograph are intended to give visibility to the nature and nobility of teaching. The volume is a reflective celebration and an elevation of the call to teaching. Chapter titles include: "Acts of Teaching"; "A Good Question"; "A Good School"; "Lessons for Learners"; "A Need to Know"; "A Servant Profession"; "A Real World"; "A Journey of the Heart"; and "A Promise to Keep." Personal experiences in the careers of college and public school teachers complement the discussion of issues. The topics covered include discussions of educational quality, the knowledge base for teaching, the professionalization of teaching, and the influence and impact of teachers on students' lives. More than 80 references are listed. (IAH)
Knowledge Base for Teaching; Professionalism
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