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The Resource "You can't fire the bad ones!" : and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education, William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers

"You can't fire the bad ones!" : and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education, William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers

Label
"You can't fire the bad ones!" : and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education
Title
"You can't fire the bad ones!"
Title remainder
and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education
Statement of responsibility
William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers
Title variation
You cannot fire the bad ones!
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Three distinguished educators, scholars, and activists flip the script on many enduring and popular myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and education that permeate our culture. By unpacking these myths, and underscoring the necessity of strong and vital public schools as a common good, the authors challenge readers--whether parents, community members, policy makers, union activists, or educators themselves--to rethink their assumptions
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ayers, William
Dewey number
371.1
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB1775.2
LC item number
.A95 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Laura, Crystal T.
  • Ayers, Rick
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teachers
  • Teaching
  • Public schools
  • Education
Target audience
adult
Label
"You can't fire the bad ones!" : and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education, William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • Myth 4
  • "Good Teaching Is Entirely Color-Blind."
  • 43
  • Myth 5
  • "Teachers Have It Easy."
  • 61
  • Myth 6
  • "High-Stakes Standardized Tests Improve Student Achievement and Effectively Detect Inferior Teachers."
  • 71
  • Myth 1
  • Myth 7
  • "While Teachers and Their Unions Use Poverty as a Convenient Smokescreen for Their Own Failures, It's Become Obvious That Grit and Merit Can Overcome Every Disadvantage."
  • 82
  • Myth 8
  • "Teachers Are Made More Visible and Accountable in Charter Schools, More Competitive Through Voucher Programs, and Irrelevant with the Advent of Teacher-Proof Cyber Schools."
  • 91
  • Myth 9
  • "Anyone Can Be a Teacher."
  • 100
  • Myth 10
  • "Teachers' Unions Are the Biggest Obstacle to Improving Education Today."
  • "Teachers Follow Popular Fads and Political Correctness Rather Than Teaching the Basics."
  • 108
  • Myth 11
  • "Teacher Activists Are Troublemakers."
  • 120
  • Myth 12
  • "Discipline Is the First Priority for Every Teacher, and It Is Especially Essential for Teachers in Urban Schools with Large Numbers of Black Students."
  • 130
  • Myth 13
  • "Teachers Need to Set High Standards and Drive Kids Hard."
  • 7
  • 145
  • Myth 14
  • "Teachers Are Poorly Served by the Universally Dreadful Teacher-Education Programs Currently Available."
  • 150
  • Myth 15
  • "Too Many Bad Teachers Have Created a Public School System That Is Utterly Broken, and the Only Solution Is to Wipe the Slate Clean and Start Over."
  • 161
  • Myth 16
  • "Teachers Are Unable to Deal Adequately with the Disciplinary Challenges Posed By Today's Youth, and We Need More Police in Our Public School Buildings to Do the Job and Maintain Law and Order."
  • 174
  • Myth 2
  • Myth 17
  • "Teachers Need to Stick with Teaching the Great Lessons of Western Civilization in Order to Civilize Youth and Mold Them into the Good Citizens of the Future."
  • 183
  • Myth 18
  • "Teachers Need to Focus Less on the Arts, More on STEM."
  • 198
  • Myth 19
  • "The Truly Great Teachers Are Heroes."
  • 206
  • "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones."
  • 31
  • Myth 3
  • "Teachers' Unions Represent a Flock of 'Go Slow/Status Quo' Sheep."
Control code
on1006528776
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780807036662
Lccn
2017025652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
371.1 AY24 ; XX-N ; [A17BP081, #59, 4@16.00, LAP/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1006528776
  • (OCoLC)1006528776
Label
"You can't fire the bad ones!" : and 18 other myths about teachers, teachers' unions, and public education, William Ayers, Crystal Laura, and Rick Ayers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 31
  • Myth 4
  • "Good Teaching Is Entirely Color-Blind."
  • 43
  • Myth 5
  • "Teachers Have It Easy."
  • 61
  • Myth 6
  • "High-Stakes Standardized Tests Improve Student Achievement and Effectively Detect Inferior Teachers."
  • 71
  • Myth 1
  • Myth 7
  • "While Teachers and Their Unions Use Poverty as a Convenient Smokescreen for Their Own Failures, It's Become Obvious That Grit and Merit Can Overcome Every Disadvantage."
  • 82
  • Myth 8
  • "Teachers Are Made More Visible and Accountable in Charter Schools, More Competitive Through Voucher Programs, and Irrelevant with the Advent of Teacher-Proof Cyber Schools."
  • 91
  • Myth 9
  • "Anyone Can Be a Teacher."
  • 100
  • Myth 10
  • "Teachers' Unions Are the Biggest Obstacle to Improving Education Today."
  • "Teachers Follow Popular Fads and Political Correctness Rather Than Teaching the Basics."
  • 108
  • Myth 11
  • "Teacher Activists Are Troublemakers."
  • 120
  • Myth 12
  • "Discipline Is the First Priority for Every Teacher, and It Is Especially Essential for Teachers in Urban Schools with Large Numbers of Black Students."
  • 130
  • Myth 13
  • "Teachers Need to Set High Standards and Drive Kids Hard."
  • 7
  • 145
  • Myth 14
  • "Teachers Are Poorly Served by the Universally Dreadful Teacher-Education Programs Currently Available."
  • 150
  • Myth 15
  • "Too Many Bad Teachers Have Created a Public School System That Is Utterly Broken, and the Only Solution Is to Wipe the Slate Clean and Start Over."
  • 161
  • Myth 16
  • "Teachers Are Unable to Deal Adequately with the Disciplinary Challenges Posed By Today's Youth, and We Need More Police in Our Public School Buildings to Do the Job and Maintain Law and Order."
  • 174
  • Myth 2
  • Myth 17
  • "Teachers Need to Stick with Teaching the Great Lessons of Western Civilization in Order to Civilize Youth and Mold Them into the Good Citizens of the Future."
  • 183
  • Myth 18
  • "Teachers Need to Focus Less on the Arts, More on STEM."
  • 198
  • Myth 19
  • "The Truly Great Teachers Are Heroes."
  • 206
  • "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones."
  • 31
  • Myth 3
  • "Teachers' Unions Represent a Flock of 'Go Slow/Status Quo' Sheep."
Control code
on1006528776
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9780807036662
Lccn
2017025652
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
371.1 AY24 ; XX-N ; [A17BP081, #59, 4@16.00, LAP/RT ]
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1006528776
  • (OCoLC)1006528776

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