Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


Confessions of a bad teacher : the shocking truth from the front lines of American public education / John Owens.

Owens, John, (Author).

  • ISBN: 9781402281006 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 1402281005 (paperback)
  • Description: xxvi, 244 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2013].

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

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Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 371.01/Owens (Text to phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 371.0109/OWENS (Text to phone) Checked out 08/06/2014
Swampscott Thomson Room 371.01 Ow (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 242-244).
Contents Note: Good-bye too soon -- The almighty principal -- Meet the teachers -- My students and me -- The rules -- Classroom management -- What has four wheels and flies? -- Not high school as you remember it -- Teaching, step by step -- Bad moves -- Judgment daze -- Cheaters' paradise -- What I learned -- What we can do.
Summary: An explosive new look at the pressures on today's teachers and the pitfalls of school reform, Confessions of a Bad Teacher presents a passionate appeal to save public schools, before it's too late.