Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire
The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56
By (author) Rafe Esquith
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Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire by Rafe Esquith
Book DescriptionRead Rafe Esquith's posts on the Penguin Blog. "The New York Times" bestseller that is revolutionizing the way Americans educate their kids-"Rafe Esquith is a genius and a saint" ("The New York Times") Perhaps the most famous fifth-grade teacher in America, Rafe Esquith has won numerous awards and even honorary citizenship in the British Empire for his outstandingly successful methods. In his Los Angeles public school classroom, he helps impoverished immigrant children understand Shakespeare, play Vivaldi, and become happy, self-confident people. This bestseller gives any teacher or parent all the techniques, exercises, and innovations that have made its author an educational icon, from personal codes of behavior to tips on tackling literature and algebra. The result is a powerful book for anyone concerned about the future of our children.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780143112860
Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Penguin Books
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Rafe Esquith
Real Talk for Real Teachers, Paperback / softback (June 2014)
Esquith, author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire, " candidly tackles the three stages of life for the career teacher and offers encouragement to see them through the difficult early years, advice on mid-career classroom building, and novel ideas for longtime educators.
Lighting Their Fires, Paperback (September 2010)» View all books by Rafe Esquith
One of the most celebrated educators who's also a "New York Times"-bestselling author teaches parents how to create extraordinary children--in the classroom and beyond.
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Author Biography - Rafe Esquith
Rafe Esquith has taught at Hobart Elementary School for twenty-two years. He is the only teacher in history to receive the National Medal of Arts. He has also been made a Member of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth. His many other honors include the American Teacher Award, Parents magazine s As You Grow Award, Oprah Winfrey s Use Your Life Award, and the Compassion in Action Award from the Dalai Lama. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Barbara Tong. Read CBS's news story on Rafe Esquith."
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