Publication Date: August 17, 2018
(Print Publication Date: January 3, 2005)
Some of the most prominent educators of our time, including Robert Coles, Vivian Paley, Ted Sizer, Maxine Greene, Alfie Kohn, Parker Palmer, Ira Shor, and Donald Graves reveal their personal stories and offer valuable insights in this one-of-a-kind collection. In up-close and personal interviews, they share memorable learning experiences; discuss how they overcame obstacles and feelings of isolation to teach in a learner-centered, active classroom; and much more.
Personifying what it means to be a teacher, this wonderful collection:
Sara Day Hatton has worked as a writer, editor, communications specialist, adult education teacher, and newspaper reporter. Foxfire is a not-for-profit, educational, and literary organization based in Rabun County, Georgia.
“These interviews confirmed my belief that changes in education have to start from the ground up. After reading this book, I sighed with relief that many of my frustrations in education have also been experienced by so many noted educators.”
— Cacky Peltz, art educator, Vermont