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An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students - Ron Berger, Howard Gardner, Deborah Meier, Kate Montgomery
An Ethic of Excellence: Building a Culture of Craftsmanship with Students
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Drawing from his own remarkable experience as a veteran classroom teacher (still in the classroom), Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational reform that transcends standards, curriculum, and instructional strategies. He argues for a paradigm shift - a schoolwide embrace of an "ethic of... show more
Drawing from his own remarkable experience as a veteran classroom teacher (still in the classroom), Ron Berger gives us a vision of educational reform that transcends standards, curriculum, and instructional strategies. He argues for a paradigm shift - a schoolwide embrace of an "ethic of excellence." A master carpenter as well as a gifted teacher, Berger is guided by a craftsman's passion for quality, describing what's possible when teachers, students, and parents commit to nothing less than the best. But Berger's not just idealistic, he's realistic - he tells exactly how this can be done, from the blackboard to the blacktop to the school boardroom.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780325005966 (0325005966)
ASIN: 325005966
Publisher: Heinemann
Pages no: 156
Edition language: English
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4.0 Review of An Ethic of Excellence by Ron Berger
I really enjoyed this book on what makes for bringing a culture of excellence into the classroom. I thought Berger's stories were inspirational, and loved many of his ideas. Like many stories on great teaching though, his methods are virtually impossible to use in a big sense because his school ba...
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