ERIC Number: ED462693
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
A Poem for Every Student: Creating Community in a Public School Classroom.
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)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Personal Narratives, Personal Writing, Poetry, Public Schools, School Culture, Student Needs, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Experience, Teaching (Occupation)
National Writing Project, University of California, 2105 Bancroft, #1042, Berkeley, CA 94720-1042 ($11). Tel: 510-642-0963; Fax: 510-642-4545; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.writingproject.org.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Writing Project, Berkeley, CA.