TEACHING WITH HEART Stirs Passion to Inspire

TEACHING WITH HEART Stirs Passion to Inspire

Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) May 10, 2014

In the course of their careers, every teacher needs to take the time to renew and rediscover their passion for inspiring others to learn. In Teaching With the Heart: Poetry That Speaks to the Courage to Teach, teachers, educators and administrators can benefit from the experiences of a diverse group of 90 teachers as they share stories and poems of joy, outrage, heartbreak, hope, commitment and dedication.

teaching With the Heart: Poetry That Speaks to the Courage to Teach (Wiley; May 2014; Paper format; $19.95) is filled with insights, stories and poems from all types of educators to encourage teachers to face each day with optimism despite the challenges they'll face on their vocational path.

With poems by Emily Dickinson, Richard Wright and even Tupac Shakur included, teachers and administrators will find a poem that speaks to them and can aid their professional development.

Organized by themes like "Deciding to Teach" and "Cherishing the Vocation", readers will discover that this is more than a collection of poems. This book includes narratives from industry professionals, and can be used as part of teacher training, before or after certification.

About the Authors:
Sam M. Intrator, assistant professor of education and child study at Smith College, is a former high school teacher and administrator and the son of two public school teachers. He is the editor of Stories of the Courage to Teach. He lives in Northampton, MA.

Megan Scribner is a freelance writer and editor who has worked with numerous foundations and educational organizations. She lives in Takoma Park, MD.

Teaching with Heart: Poetry that Speaks to the Courage to Teach
By Sam M. Intrator and Megan Scribner
Wiley / 978-1-118-45943-0 / May 2014

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