For discipline, "Keeping Sanity in the Classroom". It changed
my life as a teacher.
On 2/07/15, lynne wrote:
> On 2/07/15, Curious wrote:
>> What book about teachers' experiences did you get the most
> out of?
> More from my own experiences as a teacher, and experiences of
> teacher co-workers, friends who teach at other schools, etc.
> Professional books I've read do of course include teacher
> experiences, but my own experience teaching, and experience
> of others with whom I've had many education-related
> discussions, add up to far more than could be found in any
> The books, because of the fact that they deal with situations
> in other locations and therefore situations which may be
> outside local experience, supplement that. But if you are
> asking solely about teachers' experiences rather than
> educational theory or other types of professional reading, I
> can't say any one book in particular stands out, and
> certainly none stand out above actual experience.
> Beyond that it also depends on what you're looking for -
> elementary? secondary? regular ed? special ed? i.e. Freeman &
> Freeman are good about including interesting anecdotes from
> their own experiences and case studies regarding teaching ELL
> students at the secondary level, but that may not be what
> you're looking for.
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