Faces of Learning : 50 Powerful Stories of Defining Moments in Education

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Inspirational stories of engaging, real-life educationalexperiences

Everyone has a personal learning story, a time when they becameactively engaged in their own education. Maybe it was an especiallychallenging teacher, or a uniquely supportive environment, or acollaborative classroom. In Faces of Learning, bothwell-known public figures, such as Arne Duncan and Al Franken, andordinary Americans recall the moments when they truly learnedsomething.

  • Includes stories from people of all different backgrounds andfrom all over the country
  • The stories are grouped into categories by theme like"relevant" and "experiential" to help reveal the commoncharacteristics of what works in education
  • Each chapter ends with five things you can do to improve yourown learning, that of your students, and of all Americans
  • Readers can visit the companion website www.facesoflearning.net toshare their own stories of educational success and find out whatelse they can do.
    Publication Date: 
    February 22, 2011