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ERIC Number: ED462693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 216
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-883920-13-2
A Poem for Every Student: Creating Community in a Public School Classroom.
Lain, Sheryl
This book describes one writing a teacher's personal story of working in a Wyoming public high school for 30 years. The book provides answers to questions intrinsic to the life of teaching, addresses a teacher's role in school reform and a students' role in a crowded public high school, while presenting a teacher's autobiography in the form of poems and portraits. Chapters in the book are: (1) Writing Lessons; (2) Relationships; (3) Values; (4) Apron Strings; (5) Learning Styles; (6) Strange Students in a Strange Land; (7) The Assembly Line; (8) Stars; (9) Falling Stars; and (10) Heroes. (NKA)
National Writing Project, University of California, 2105 Bancroft, #1042, Berkeley, CA 94720-1042 ($11). Tel: 510-642-0963; Fax: 510-642-4545; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.