"Education is not a product: mark, diploma, job, money; It is a process, a never-ending one."
Monday, January 26, 2004
i went to the harold washington library downtown today after school. i am searching for quality, up-to-date books on education, inner-city teaching, and high school english curriculum. i found the following books. if you have any recommendations, PLEASE send them my way. thanks.
+ Holler If You Hear Me: The Education of a Teacher and His Students. by Gregory Michie. 1999. (actually, all five copies of this book were checked out, which i suppose is a good thing. i have heard great things.)
+ Lives in the Balance: Youth, Poverty, and Education in Watts. by Ann C. Diver-Stamnes. 1995.
+ Why Pick On Me: School Exclusions and Black Youth. by Maud Blair. 2001.
+ Truancy and Schools. by Ken Reid. 1999.
+ Under Running Laughter: Notes from a Renegade Classroom. by Quincy Howe, Jr. 1991.
+ Alternatives to Grading Student Writing. edited by Stephen Tchudi. 1997.
+ Classroom Testing Construction. by C. D. Hopkins & R. L. Antes. 1989.