ERIC Number: ED435611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Those Who Can...Teach! Celebrating Teachers Who Make a Difference.
Glennon, Lorraine, Comp.; Mohler, Mary, Comp.
This book includes stories and anecdotes about extraordinary, real-life teachers who have influenced lives and helped make the world a better place. Essayists from a variety of professions and backgrounds reflect upon the importance and impact of an educator in their lives who recognized and nurtured their potential. The essays are organized into types of experiences and featured in 10 chapters: (1) "Shining Stars and Inspirations"; (2) "Mentors, Masters, and Muses"; (3) "Throw Out the Rule Books"; (4) "The 'Aha' Moment"; (5) "To Sir, with Love"; (6) "Will This Be on the Test?" (7) "Let There Be Light"; (8) "The Advocate"; (9) "Eccentricities and All"; and (10) "In the Presence of Greatness." (SM)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors, Teacher Influence, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Teachers
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A