The Courage to Teach

The Courage to Teach


  • Author: Parker J. Palmer
  • Release Date : 2009-05-18
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: 881541 Bytes


"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do -- give heart to our students?In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their stu...

The Courage to Teach

The Courage to Teach


  • Author: Parker J. Palmer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-04
  • Genre: Education
  • File Size: 1768241 Bytes


Wisdom that's been inspiring, motivating, and guiding teachers for two decades The Courage to Teach speaks to the joys and pains that teachers of every sort know well. Over the last 20 years, the book has helped countless educators reignite their passion, redirect their practice, and deal with the many pressures that accompany their vital work. Enriched by a new Foreword from Diana Chapman Walsh, the book builds on a simple premise: good teaching can never be reduced to technique. Good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher, that core of self where intellect, emotion, and spirit converge—enabling 'live encounters' between teachers, students, and subjects that are the key to deep and lasting learning. Good teachers love learne...

The Courage to Teach
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Courage to Teach


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-05-18
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470469279


The Courage to Teach Book Description :

"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do -- give heart to our students? In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their st...

The Courage to Teach

The Courage to Teach


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0787953326


The Courage to Teach Book Description :

Now updated, this title has always been about helping teachers recover their passion for teaching, one of the most difficult and conflicted professions. Pushed and pulled by regulations and institutions, teachers can feel ground down and demoralized without connection with the heart of their vocation....

The Courage to Teach

The Courage to Teach


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119413042


The Courage to Teach Book Description :

This edition includes a new Foreword discussing the changes that have happened in teaching over the 20 years since the book was originally published. It also includes a reader's guide for individual study or team-based professional development....

The Courage to Teach Guide for Reflection and Renewal

The Courage to Teach Guide for Reflection and Renewal


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2007-08-17
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780787996871


The Courage to Teach Guide for Reflection and Renewal Book Description :

This guide is a welcome resource for those who wish to extend their exploration beyond just reading "The Courage to Teach," individually or within a study group. Includes a DVD featuring an interview with Parker Palmer discussing the crisis in education, the heart of a teacher, ways of knowing, and more....

The Courage to Teach

The Courage to Teach


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-08-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119414117


The Courage to Teach Book Description :

Wisdom that's been inspiring, motivating, and guiding teachers for two decades The Courage to Teach speaks to the joys and pains that teachers of every sort know well. Over the last 20 years, the book has helped countless educators reignite their passion, redirect their practice, and deal with the many pressures that accompany their vital work. Enriched by a new Foreword from Diana Chapman Walsh, the book builds on a simple premise: good teaching can never be reduced to technique. Good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher, that core of self where intellect, emotion, and spirit converge—enabling 'live encounters' between teachers, students, and subjects that are the key to deep and lasting learning. Good teachers love learne...

Healing the Heart of Democracy
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

Healing the Heart of Democracy


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-07-31
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118970362


Healing the Heart of Democracy Book Description :

Hope for American democracy in an era of deep divisions In Healing the Heart of Democracy, Parker J. Palmerquickens our instinct to seek the common good and gives us thetools to do it. This timely, courageous and practicalwork—intensely personal as well as political—is notabout them, "those people" in Washington D.C., or in ourstate capitals, on whom we blame our political problems. It's aboutus, "We the People," and what we can do in everyday settingslike families, neighborhoods, classrooms, congregations andworkplaces to resist divide-and-conquer politics and restore agovernment "of the people, by the people, for the people." In the same compelling, inspiring prose that has made him abestselling author, Palmer explores five "habits of the heart...

Teaching with Heart

Teaching with Heart


  • Author : Sam M. Intrator
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2014-05-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118459430


Teaching with Heart Book Description :

Each and every day teachers show up in their classrooms with a relentless sense of optimism. Despite the complicated challenges of schools, they come to and remain in the profession inspired by a conviction that through education they can move individuals and society to a more promising future. In Teaching with Heart: Poetry that Speaks to the Courage to Teach a diverse group of ninety teachers describe the complex of emotions and experiences of the teaching life – joy, outrage, heartbreak, hope, commitment and dedication. Each heartfelt commentary is paired with a cherished poem selected by the teacher. The contributors represent a broad array of educators: K-12 teachers, principals, superintendents, college professors, as well as many non-traditi...

The Courage to Teach  A Guide for Reflection and Renewal

The Courage to Teach A Guide for Reflection and Renewal


  • Author : Rachel C. Livsey
  • Publisher : Jossey-Bass
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106015064311


The Courage to Teach A Guide for Reflection and Renewal Book Description :

Written to accompany the bestselling book The Courage to Teach, this study guide will help teachers reflect upon their own teaching methods from the vantage point of the three dimensions of the inner landscape of a teacher's life: the intellectual, the emotional, and the spiritual. This guide raises questions, explores avenues of thought, and introduces issues and insights contained in The Courage to Teach.Also Available...

A Hidden Wholeness
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

A Hidden Wholeness


  • Author : Parker J. Palmer
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-06-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470453766


A Hidden Wholeness Book Description :

In A Hidden Wholeness, Parker Palmer reveals the same compassionate intelligence and informed heart that shaped his best-selling books Let Your Life Speak and The Courage to Teach. Here he speaks to our yearning to live undivided lives—lives that are congruent with our inner truth—in a world filled with the forces of fragmentation. Mapping an inner journey that we take in solitude and in the company of others, Palmer describes a form of community that fits the limits of our active lives. Defining a “circle of trust” as “a space between us that honors the soul,” he shows how people in settings ranging from friendship to organizational life can support each other on the journey toward living “divided no more.” This paperback edition inc...

Teaching the Taboo
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

Teaching the Taboo


  • Author : Rick Ayers
  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780807772867


Teaching the Taboo Book Description :

Rick and William Ayers renew their challenge to teachers to teach initiative, to teach imagination, to “teach the taboo” in the new edition of this bestseller. Drawing from a lifetime of deep commitment to students, teaching, and social justice, the authors update their powerful critique of schooling and present classroom stories of everyday teachers grappling with many of today’s hotly debated issues. They invite educators to live a teaching life of questioning—to imagine classrooms where every established and received bit of wisdom, common sense, orthodoxy, and dogma is open for examination, interrogation, and rethinking. Teaching the Taboo, Second Edition is an insightful guide to effective pedagogy and essential reading for anyone looking...